/ Oct 1, 2015

Kishida vows to achieve nuclear-free world

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, in a speech at the U.N. headquarters in New York on Wednesday, reiterated the country’s resolve to realize a world without nuclear weapons. Seventy years ago, more than 200,000 precious lives were lost in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima, Kishida’s ...

Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic 'landmark'

Jan 1, 2015

Putin calls annexation of Crimea a historic 'landmark'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has used his New Year’s speech to hail his country’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula as an achievement that will “forever remain a landmark in the national history.” Putin’s comment in his prerecorded annual address on Wednesday already has been ...