Quest for Japan-EU leadership

Feb 27, 2017

Quest for Japan-EU leadership

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Today, the EU and Japan are in the best position to transform what has been coined as "the crisis of the West" into an opportunity to innovate and to deliver stability and prosperity.

Feb 27, 2017

WWII PT boat skipper who helped rescue JFK, crew dies at age 97

The WWII Navy officer who guided his warship into Japanese territory to rescue future President John F. Kennedy and his crew has died at age 97, his daughter said Sunday. William “Bud” Liebenow died Friday from pneumonia complications, said Susan T. Liebenow of Arlington, ...

Saudi Arabia's King Salman begins six-nation Asian tour

Feb 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia's King Salman begins six-nation Asian tour

Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud arrived in Malaysia on Sunday, kicking off a multination tour aimed at boosting economic ties with Asia. The official Saudi Press Agency reported Sunday that the monarch’s tour will also take in Indonesia, Brunei, Japan, China and ...

China outshines Japan in men's curling final

Feb 24, 2017

China outshines Japan in men's curling final

China claimed an 11-4 victory over Japan to win the Asian Winter Games men’s curling gold medal on Friday. Neither team could seize the momentum in the first three ends with China the first to take the ascendency with the last stone in the ...

Feb 24, 2017

Japan, U.S. to hold Honshu military drill using Osprey aircraft

Japan and the United States will hold joint military exercises using six Osprey transport aircraft on the main island of Honshu in March, the Ground Self-Defense Force said Thursday. The biannual drill, Forest Light, will be the first opportunity for the MV-22 planes to ...