Princess Kako heading to University of Leeds in September

Apr 24, 2017

Princess Kako heading to University of Leeds in September

Princess Kako, a granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, will study at the University of Leeds in Britain from this September to June next year as an exchange student, the Imperial Household Agency said. The 22-year-old princess, the second daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, ...

Apr 24, 2017

Police fire at student protesters in Indian Kashmir

Police fired into a crowd of stone-throwing students in Indian Kashmir on Monday as violence in the disputed region intensified. Hundreds of student protesters shouted “We want freedom” and “Go India, go back” as they fought with government forces after taking to the streets ...

Former Pentagon chief Ash Carter returns to teach at Harvard

Mar 29, 2017

Former Pentagon chief Ash Carter returns to teach at Harvard

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter is the latest member of Barack Obama’s cabinet heading to the world of academia. Harvard University said Tuesday that Carter is being hired as a professor and as director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, a ...