Darth Vader runs into trouble in Ukraine election

Oct 27, 2014

Darth Vader runs into trouble in Ukraine election

Darth Vader is in trouble in Ukraine — again. A candidate posing as the iconic villain from the “Star Wars” movies already had his Ukrainian presidential ambitions thwarted by suspicious authorities in May. But the scary man from the dark side of the Force ...

Sep 25, 2014

Komeito removes 'New' from party name

The junior partner of the ruling coalition has changed its English name back to Komeito, a senior official of the party said Thursday. The party that used to call itself New Komeito made the change at a convention Sunday. The party took out the ...

Aug 13, 2014

Iraq's Maliki tells army to keep out of politics

Iraq’s incumbent prime minister ordered the security forces on Tuesday not to intervene in the current political crisis over who will be the next prime minister, amid fears that he could go to any lengths to keep power in the face of his increasing ...

Jul 23, 2014

Powerful DPJ members call for new leadership vote

Democratic Party of Japan bigwigs, including former Deputy Prime Minister Katsuya Okada, called Tuesday for an early election for the leadership of the opposition party. At a key party meeting, Okada and former Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa said the current leadership team led by ...