Scholars urge Abe to renew 'comfort women' apology

Jun 9, 2015

Scholars urge Abe to renew 'comfort women' apology

Nearly 200 scholars have signed a statement urging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to renew apologies for the country’s imperialist past and offer to compensate former “comfort women,” victims of its wartime brothel system. The move comes as the nationalist Abe prepares a statement he ...

Dead heat on eve of British election, polls show

May 7, 2015

Dead heat on eve of British election, polls show

The final polls released on the eve of Britain’s general election on Thursday showed main rivals Labour and the Conservatives locked in a dead heat. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative party and the Labour party led by Ed Miliband have been neck-and-neck for much ...