Mar 2, 2015

Mob kills woman over suicide bombing scare in Nigeria

A mob in the northeast Nigerian city of Bauchi on Sunday beat a woman to death and burned her body over suspicion she was a suicide bomber, police and witnesses said. “At about 0700 hours (0600 GMT), information at our disposal revealed that a ...

Feb 23, 2015

Girl suicide bomber, 7, kills five in Nigeria: witnesses

A young girl suicide bomber blew herself up and killed five others Sunday in an attack on a market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum, witnesses and a hospital source said. Nineteen others who sustained various degrees of injury were hospitalized after the ...

Dec 24, 2014

CCTV captures acid attack on Indian woman in busy market

Shocking video footage on Tuesday showed two men throwing acid on a woman in a busy market area in New Delhi, the latest in a series of attacks on women in India. The incident took place in west Delhi’s Rajouri Garden market early Tuesday ...

Female suicide bombers kill six in north Nigeria city

Dec 11, 2014

Female suicide bombers kill six in north Nigeria city

Two female suicide bombers killed at least six people at a textile market in Kano, Nigeria, less than two weeks after a series of blasts killed more than 100 at a mosque in northern Nigeria’s biggest city. Another nine people were injured in Wednesday’s ...

Oct 3, 2013

Nara college gets crafty

by Magdalena Osumi

Japanese arts and crafts often emphasize simple beauty. This weekend, Ohara Wafuku Gakuen College welcomes visitors to see this up close at its school market. Wood, clay, glass and Japanese lacquer craft works will all be on sale. Japan’s Traditional Art Craft Market in ...

Sophistication is duo's craft

Sep 12, 2013

Sophistication is duo's craft

by Satoru Teshima

While the phrase “Cool Japan” seems to only get used for things that are kawaii (cute) and technologically forward, people tend to overlook the cool in handcrafted products. On Sept. 15, the self-described design and sewing duo 38_works will present the 22nd edition of ...