Trump vows to champion peace after 'fantastic' talk with pope

/ May 25, 2017

Trump vows to champion peace after 'fantastic' talk with pope

Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to use his U.S. presidency to promote global peace after meeting Pope Francis, before heading into a high-stakes summit of the world’s biggest military alliance.Meeting for the first time, the president and the pontiff sidestepped deep differences over issues ranging ...

Pakistan to host four-nation meeting on ending Afghan war

Jan 9, 2016

Pakistan to host four-nation meeting on ending Afghan war

Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States will hold talks in Islamabad on Monday aimed at reviving the Afghan peace process.Afghan Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Shekib Mostaghni said Saturday that the representatives will discuss a “roadmap for peace talks.” Kabul’s delegation to the one-day ...

Translators bring work by foreign peace activists to Japanese readers

Oct 27, 2015

Translators bring work by foreign peace activists to Japanese readers

Though there are many pacifist campaign groups worldwide, their efforts often go unnoticed in Japan due to the language barrier.A group of translators is seeking to change that by translating into Japanese reports produced by foreign journalists and lobbyists pushing for peace. “Information announced ...

Ukraine requires 'sincere' peace efforts, pope tells Putin

Jun 11, 2015

Ukraine requires 'sincere' peace efforts, pope tells Putin

Pope Francis met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican on Wednesday, using the talks to call for a sincere effort aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine.Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said their talks concentrated on the Ukraine conflict and the ...

Mar 13, 2015

Stronger ties with ASEAN vital to Japan's security: ODA paper

Japan called for stronger ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in an annual report on foreign aid Friday, saying they were vital to ensuring its national security at a time when China’s influence in the region is growing.Seeing the 10-member regional bloc ...