A Japanese woman's story of love from war-torn Syria

People Mar 22, 2021

A Japanese woman's story of love from war-torn Syria

by Tsutomu Shida

Becoming the first Japanese woman to scale K2, the world's second-highest peak, was a life-altering experience for Yuka Komatsu, but it wasn't due to the sense of achievement of having survived the deadly summit. Rather, it was seeing the way villagers around the mountain had ...

Lebanon, a small Middle East country mired in tragedies

World Aug 5, 2020

Lebanon, a small Middle East country mired in tragedies

Lebanon, a small multiconfessional country which endured a devastating 15-year civil war, has often been caught in the crossfire of regional conflicts. The tragic explosions at the Beirut port on Tuesday struck with the country mired in its worst economic crisis for decades, marked by ...