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Japan and Russia to step up talks on economic activity on disputed isles

National / Politics Apr 23, 2019

Japan and Russia to step up talks on economic activity on disputed isles

Japan and Russia have agreed to start new working-level talks regarding joint economic activity on the four disputed islands off Hokkaido, Foreign Ministry officials said. The director-level task force, launched separately from an existing working-level dialogue involving higher-level officials, is intended to boost coordination on ...

World Apr 21, 2019

Jihadis kill more than 60 regime fighters across Syria over 48 hours

Jihadis have killed more than 60 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said Saturday, in some of the deadliest attacks on pro-Damascus forces in recent weeks. Kurdish-led forces in March announced the defeat of the Islamic State group's "caliphate" in eastern Syria, but ...