Trump says he might attend Russia Victory Day events in May

World / Politics Nov 9, 2019

Trump says he might attend Russia Victory Day events in May

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday he was considering attending Russia's May 9 Victory Day commemorative events after President Vladimir Putin extended an invitation. "I appreciate the invitation. It is right in the middle of political season, so I'll see if I can do it, ...

A look back at seven decades of communist-ruled China

Asia Pacific / Politics Sep 29, 2019

A look back at seven decades of communist-ruled China

China will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule on Tuesday with flowers, speeches, performances and a massive military parade through central Beijing. The 70 years since the end of the civil war, in which the communists and Kuomintang fought to control territory vacated ...

Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

National Aug 20, 2019

Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

Hiroshima marked the fifth anniversary on Tuesday of landslides that claimed 77 lives, with residents in the affected areas holding a memorial service to mourn the victims. The memorial was attended by the bereaved families, Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui and others. Flowers were left at various ...