Display of 'comfort women' artwork canceled in Japan

National Nov 1, 2019

Display of 'comfort women' artwork canceled in Japan

The city government of Ise, Mie Prefecture, has decided against displaying a piece of artwork that features an image of a statue of a girl symbolizing "comfort women" at an ongoing exhibition, it was learned Thursday. The city board of education, which hosts the art ...

Belgium names first female prime minister

World / Politics Oct 27, 2019

Belgium names first female prime minister

Belgian Budget Minister Sophie Wilmes has been chosen as the country's new caretaker prime minister — a first for a woman, Prime Minister Charles Michel said on Saturday. The 44-year-old still has to be sworn in by King Philippe, who is expected to announce the ...