Emperor Naruhito to meet with Macron next week

National Jun 18, 2019

Emperor Naruhito to meet with Macron next week

Emperor Naruhito will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, during the couple's visit to Japan starting June 26, the Japanese government said Tuesday. The Emperor will also host a court luncheon in honor of the couple. Empress Masako will attend the ...

Trump tells D-Day veterans they're among greatest Americans

World / Politics Jun 7, 2019

Trump tells D-Day veterans they're among greatest Americans

On a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach, President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion, saying they "they came wave after wave without question, without hesitation and without complaint." Trump joined other world leaders ...

French leader of long-overlooked D-Day force gets his due

World Jun 7, 2019

French leader of long-overlooked D-Day force gets his due

France honored Thursday the officer who led a small yet symbolic French force that stormed the Normandy beaches alongside Allied forces 75 years ago, a feat long overlooked in the country's standard narrative of its liberation from Nazi Germany. The blue-grey granite sculpture of Capt. ...

Macron vs. Matteo Salvini: Two leaders face off over EU's future

World / Politics May 28, 2019

Macron vs. Matteo Salvini: Two leaders face off over EU's future

France's pro-EU president and the leader of Italy's euroskeptic, far-right movement jockeyed for the role of chief powerbroker on the continent Monday after elections to the European Parliament hollowed out the traditional political middle. The four days of balloting that drew to a close Sunday ...