India's 'Missile Man' ex-President Abdul Kalam dies at 83

World / Politics Jul 28, 2015

India's 'Missile Man' ex-President Abdul Kalam dies at 83

Former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who was known as the country's "Missile Man" for his engagement in the country's missile and nuclear development, died Monday after he collapsed during a lecture in Shillong, northeastern India, the Press Trust of India reported. He was ...

World / Politics Jan 23, 2015

Sri Lanka to probe hidden foreign assets after Rajapaksa defeat

Sri Lanka's new government is to investigate "black money" transferred overseas by powerful figures in the administration of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, a Cabinet spokesman said on Thursday. The move came a day after the government of President Maithripala Sirisena, who defeated Rajapaksa in an ...

National Nov 6, 2014

President of Asahi Shimbun reportedly to resign

President Tadakazu Kimura of the Asahi Shimbun, which has been under heavy fire for past reports about the "comfort women" and the Fukushima nuclear crisis, is reportedly planning to announce his resignation in mid-November.