Embassies will reopen, U.S., Cuba poised to announce

Jul 1, 2015

Embassies will reopen, U.S., Cuba poised to announce

President Barack Obama will announce Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba have finalized an agreement to reopen embassies in each other’s capitals, a major step in ending hostilities between the Cold War foes, a senior administration official said. The U.S. and Cuba have been ...

Islamic State militants claim attacks on embassies in Libya

Apr 14, 2015

Islamic State militants claim attacks on embassies in Libya

A bomb exploded at the gate of the Moroccan Embassy in the Libyan capital early on Monday, causing some damage but hurting nobody, a security official said, only hours after gunmen attacked South Korea’s mission in Tripoli. Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State said ...

It's a kid's world at Festa 2013

Aug 31, 2013

It's a kid's world at Festa 2013

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Children enjoyed intercultural experiences ranging from Thai vegetable carving to learning Sri Lanka’s Sinhala alphabet Saturday in Tokyo. Children’s International Festa 2013, held at Yebisu Garden Place in Shibuya Ward, provided kids with opportunities to learn about different cultures around the world through hands-on ...