Tokyo police arrest 13 in Shibuya after Halloween mayhem

National Nov 1, 2018

Tokyo police arrest 13 in Shibuya after Halloween mayhem

Police arrested 13 people between Wednesday and Thursday in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward for alleged groping, assault and theft as a massive crowd of Halloween revelers swamped the district. The 13 arrested were men ranging from their teens to their 40s, the police said. Several hundred police ...

Commentary / World Jan 30, 2015

Fanatics, charlatans and economics

by Jean-marie Guéhenno

National chauvinism and religious fundamentalism are here to stay, and with them the terrorism that extremists of all stripes embrace, because both phenomena are ideally suited to the age of the individual, providing imaginary answers to personal angst.