Female suicide bombers kill six in north Nigeria city

World Dec 11, 2014

Female suicide bombers kill six in north Nigeria city

Two female suicide bombers killed at least six people at a textile market in Kano, Nigeria, less than two weeks after a series of blasts killed more than 100 at a mosque in northern Nigeria's biggest city. Another nine people were injured in Wednesday's attack, ...

Events / Events Outside Tokyo Oct 3, 2013

Nara college gets crafty

by Magdalena Osumi

Japanese arts and crafts often emphasize simple beauty. This weekend, Ohara Wafuku Gakuen College welcomes visitors to see this up close at its school market. Wood, clay, glass and Japanese lacquer craft works will all be on sale. Japan's Traditional Art Craft Market in Nara will ...

Sophistication is duo's craft

Events / Events Outside Tokyo Sep 12, 2013

Sophistication is duo's craft

by Satoru Teshima

While the phrase "Cool Japan" seems to only get used for things that are kawaii (cute) and technologically forward, people tend to overlook the cool in handcrafted products. On Sept. 15, the self-described design and sewing duo 38_works will present the 22nd edition of Tedzukuri ...