Renho aims to run for DPJ president

Dec 24, 2014

Renho aims to run for DPJ president

Former government revitalization minister Renho, who goes by just one name, said Wednesday she aims to run in the Democratic Party of Japan’s presidential election next month. “I will certainly try (to join the race),” the former television personality told reporters. But she said ...

Dec 12, 2014

Sierra Leone president makes Ebola plea to tribal chiefs

Sierra Leone’s president implored the country’s traditional leaders on Thursday to stop cultural practices that have been blamed for spreading Ebola, like burials that involve touching corpses. Officials have said up to 70 percent of new infections in Sierra Leone are linked to unsafe ...

Nov 6, 2014

President of Asahi Shimbun reportedly to resign

President Tadakazu Kimura of the Asahi Shimbun, which has been under heavy fire for past reports about the "comfort women" and the Fukushima nuclear crisis, is reportedly planning to announce his resignation in mid-November.