Pope's Christmas wish: World fraternity despite differences

World Dec 25, 2018

Pope's Christmas wish: World fraternity despite differences

Pope Francis offered a Christmas wish for fraternity among people of different faiths, races or ideas, describing the world's differences as a richness, not a danger, and calling for political solutions to end wars in Syria, Yemen and elsewhere. Conflicts in Ukraine and tensions on ...

Pakistan to host four-nation meeting on ending Afghan war

World Jan 9, 2016

Pakistan to host four-nation meeting on ending Afghan war

Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States will hold talks in Islamabad on Monday aimed at reviving the Afghan peace process. Afghan Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Shekib Mostaghni said Saturday that the representatives will discuss a "roadmap for peace talks." Kabul's delegation to the one-day ...

Translators bring work by foreign peace activists to Japanese readers

National Oct 27, 2015

Translators bring work by foreign peace activists to Japanese readers

Though there are many pacifist campaign groups worldwide, their efforts often go unnoticed in Japan due to the language barrier. A group of translators is seeking to change that by translating into Japanese reports produced by foreign journalists and lobbyists pushing for peace. "Information announced by ...