Since it began in March 2011, Syria's civil war has led to the deaths of as many as 10,000 children, with many more injured or missing. Japan must continue to do all it can to improve humanitarian relief.
What are fans of the supposedly deaf composer Mamoru Samuragochi to make of the revelation that another composer has ghostwritten more than 20 classical music scores credited to Samuragochi for the past 18 years?
Opposition by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, the top-ranking Democrat in the upper house of Congress, to executive Trade Promotion Authority is a blow to President Barack Obama's plans for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Two of the more recent appointees to the NHK Board of Governors show their stripes so to speak by denying that the 1937 Nanjing Massacre happened, on one hand, and writing an essay in praise of the Emperor as a "living god" on the ...
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto's resignation Friday before the city assembly is nothing more than a political maneuver to bypass a snag he encountered in his plan to integrate Osaka Prefecture and the city of Osaka.
As the country threatens to erupt in civil war, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych returned from a four-day sick leave that he'd taken on the heels of the resignation of Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov.