Top domestic news of 2014

National Dec 25, 2014

Top domestic news of 2014

The Japan Times editors selected these domestic stories as the most important of 2014. 1. Collective self-defense: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet adopts a resolution reinterpreting the Constitution as permitting the nation to act in collective self-defense. This paves the way for possible use of ...

Top world news of 2014

World Dec 25, 2014

Top world news of 2014

The Japan Times editors selected these world stories as the most important of 2014. 1. The rise of the Islamic State group: A new threat emerges in the Middle East after militants seize land in Iraq and Syria, provoking outrage with gruesome videos of hostage beheadings ...