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 ...

Japan to supply Philippines with military equipment

National Feb 28, 2016

Japan to supply Philippines with military equipment

Japan will sign an accord with the Philippines to allow Tokyo to supply military equipment to Manila, the first such Japanese defense pact in a region where both have expressed alarm over China's island-building and other aggressive acts in disputed waters. Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin ...