The top overseas news stories of 2017

Dec 26, 2017

The top overseas news stories of 2017

The Japan Times newsroom selected these international news stories as the most important of 2017. 1. Trump takes power: Donald Trump was inaugurated U.S. president on Jan. 20, ushering in a tumultuous period for the United States. Trump attempted to shake up much of what ...

Victims of sexual misconduct named Time magazine's Person of the Year

Dec 6, 2017

Victims of sexual misconduct named Time magazine's Person of the Year

The silence breakers have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year. Dozens of men and women have shared their stories since October about sexual misconduct by numerous high-profile men in entertainment, media, business and sports. The revelations also helped prompt millions worldwide to tweet ...