Old LDP nemesis rides comeback trail to Tokyo

Jan 22, 2014

Old LDP nemesis rides comeback trail to Tokyo

by Reiji Yoshida

Morihiro Hosokawa, the former prime minister who rocked and transformed Japanese politics in the early 1990s, is back, this time as a leading candidate for Tokyo governor, running as an anti-nuclear crusader seeking the abolishment of all atomic power plants. But questions linger about ...

Aug 10, 2013

Candidate refers to Islam as country

A candidate for Australia’s anti-immigration One Nation party dropped out of the election race Saturday after a blundering interview in which she referred to Islam as a country. Stephanie Banister, 27, had been campaigning for just 48 hours when she gave the interview to ...