Oct 1, 2015

Kishida vows to achieve nuclear-free world

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, in a speech at the U.N. headquarters in New York on Wednesday, reiterated the country’s resolve to realize a world without nuclear weapons. Seventy years ago, more than 200,000 precious lives were lost in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima, Kishida’s ...

Sep 4, 2015

IOC establishes $2 million fund to assist refugees

The International Olympic Committee is setting up a $2 million fund to assist refugees. “With this terrible crisis unfolding across the Middle East, Africa and Europe, sport and the Olympic Movement wanted to play its part in bringing humanitarian help to the refugees,” IOC ...