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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the static video purportedly showing a photo of Japanese hostage Ha­ru­na Yu­ka­wa is probably authentic.
Shock and confusion overwhelms the families and friends of the two Japanese men held captive in Syria by the Islamic State group.
In a glow of bonhomie, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a deal aimed at unlocking billions of dollars in ...
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda told the World Economic Forum’s annual Davos meeting that it will take time before structural reforms in Japan begin ...
Thousands of people gathered Sunday outside the Diet to protest the plan to move U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to the Henoko district in ...
Analysts say the gruesome video released by the Islamic State group has shocked the public about how the complex politics of the Middle East can ...
With the plight of hostage Kenji Goto still unknown, and his fellow captive apparently executed, friends of the journalist have taken to social media to ...
Signaling his determination to take relations with the United States to a higher level, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke with protocol to meet and ...
On Feb. 24, 2013, Osaka’s Tsuruhashi district, home to one of Japan’s largest concentrations of ethnic Koreans and in recent years a major tourist destination, ...
Facing fierce competition to attract top university graduates, many Japanese firms are using internship programs as a way to entice students before the official start ...
A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola found just three patients at one treatment center he visited this past week in Sierra Leone. ...
Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets on Saturday in the biggest demonstrations yet against the Houthi group that dominates the country, two days after ...
A decade-long addiction to oil subsidized by Venezuela may be coming to an end for several Caribbean nations, with a nudge from the United States. ...
A female demonstrator was killed in clashes with Egyptian police during a rare left-wing protest in central Cairo on Saturday, the eve of the anniversary ...
A video posted online shows journalist Kenji Goto holding a picture of what appears to be the body of slain fellow hostage Haruna Yukawa.
Historian Daniel J. Boorstin once defined a celebrity as someone who is “known for his well-knownness” — a person famous for being famous. Though many ...
Still in its infancy, the new year has already spawned a theme: diversity. Is it possible? Is it desirable? Is there any common ground, besides ...
Yokozuna Hakuho decked out his crowning achievement with the final jewel, wrapping up a monumental tournament by finishing the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament with ...
Japan manager Javier Aguirre said Sunday that he has yet to be contacted by Spanish authorities over the match-fixing scandal implicating him in a reportedly ...
Ashley Wagner is boasting that the American women can win medals at the world championships. She certainly backed up the talk this week. Wagner won ...
Panasonic Wild Knights showed just why they are the defending Top League champions Sunday as they hammered Toshiba Brave Lupus 50-15 in the second LIXIL ...
South Korea coach Uli Stielike accepts his side’s status as favorites in Monday’s Asian Cup semifinal against Iraq, but the German has warned his players ...
Maria Sharapova was all business as she raced into the Australian Open quarterfinals on Sunday to set up a glamor showdown with Eugenie Bouchard, as ...
Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for kicking an opponent in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win at Cordoba, and Lionel Messi reached the 30-goal mark for a ...
Saying his team “followed every rule to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on ...
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