From the sidelines of the G-7 Ise-Shima Summit

National / Politics May 27, 2016

From the sidelines of the G-7 Ise-Shima Summit

After many months of preparation the finale of the 2016 G7 meetings, attended by state leaders from the seven nations, is finally taking place in Ise-Shima surrounded by considerable media attention and security. Here's a selection of social media peeks at the big event. [View ...

Spouses of G-7 leaders soak up Mie's scenic beauty

National / Politics May 26, 2016

Spouses of G-7 leaders soak up Mie's scenic beauty

As the leaders of the Group of Seven nations grappled Thursday with global economic issues, first lady Akie Abe introduced some of their spouses to the natural beauty and traditions of Japan's spiritual heart. In tandem with the start of the two-day summit in the ...