Semifinalists decided for men's curling tournament

Feb 21, 2017

Semifinalists decided for men's curling tournament

Taiwan advanced to the semifinals of the men’s curling tournament at the Asian Winter Games with a 13-2 victory over Kazakhstan on Tuesday evening. China improved to 5-0 with a 14-5 win over already eliminated Qatar, while Japan lost 8-4 to South Korea. Wednesday’s ...

Feb 21, 2017

Kindergarten apologizes after slurring Koreans, Chinese

A kindergarten known for its nationalist curriculum has apologized after coming under fire for hostile comments about Korean and Chinese parents. The operator of Tsukamoto Kindergarten in the western city of Osaka was questioned by local education authorities last month after complaints from parents ...

Feb 20, 2017

Video footage shows attack on North Korean

Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appears to show a careful and deliberate attack last week on the exiled half brother of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un. The footage, obtained by Fuji TV and often grainy and blurred, seems to show two ...

Finding poison in North Korean airport attack is hardest part

Feb 19, 2017

Finding poison in North Korean airport attack is hardest part

A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours. It is the perfect recipe for a thrilling cloak-and-dagger spy novel. Except some — or possibly even all — of this tale could ...