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World News >> Japan

Abe, Trump reconfirm commitment on North Korea
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a 30-minute teleconference to discuss the North Korean situation.
04/24/2017 - 06:18 AM

 

Saga governor green-lights restart of Genkai nuclear reactors
Yoshinori Yamaguchi approves the restart of two reactors that could be brought online as early as this summer.
04/24/2017 - 06:19 AM

 

Japan gets real: what to do when the 10-minute missile warning comes
With fears growing that North Korea could hold a nuclear or missile test, officials nationwide respond to a government request to provide information on what ...
04/24/2017 - 06:18 AM

 

Ahead of next iPhone, Idemitsu Kosan leads way after developing OLED screen
The iPhone’s success has transformed the fortunes of dozens of suppliers, from glass manufacturers to the maker of robots that cut metal cases. Now, as ...
04/24/2017 - 04:44 AM

 

100 days in, Trump calls his presidency a ‘different kind’ as weight of office sets in
For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. He’s startled world leaders with his unpredictability and tough ...
04/24/2017 - 04:17 AM

 

Fukuoka robbery victim was probably targeted on day he would be withdrawing cash alone
The men who stole ¥384 million from a Tokyo gold buyer last week in Fukuoka likely timed the robbery to coincide on a day he ...
04/24/2017 - 03:12 AM

 

Prewar bayonetting martial art makes return to schools
A little-known Japanese martial art called jukendo came under the spotlight recently after it was stipulated in the revised junior high school curriculum guidelines for ...
04/24/2017 - 01:45 AM

 

Kyoto-based Buddhist group struggles with decline in temples and priests
A Kyoto-based Buddhist group with the largest number of followers in Japan is boosting its support to its member temples in other prefectures amid a ...
04/24/2017 - 01:27 AM

 

Asia trip thrusts Pence into spotlight as chief Trump emmissary amid lingering questions about U.S. leader
As tensions rose on the Korean Peninsula, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who has President Donald Trump’s trust but little diplomatic experience to go with ...
04/24/2017 - 01:03 AM

 

Tax cut advocate Kawamura cruises to fourth term as Nagoya mayor
Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura easily won re-election to a fourth term Sunday on popular support for his tax reduction policies. Kawamura, 68, who leads a ...
04/24/2017 - 12:50 AM

 

Macron, unconventional and pro-European, faces unprecedented challenge
French centrist Emmanuel Macron faces an unprecedented challenge in his quest for the French presidency: A newcomer to politics, he was virtually unknown to most ...
04/24/2017 - 12:48 AM

 

Foreign Olympics officials impressed by what they’ve seen of Tokyo’s 2020 plans
With just over three years to go, sports administrators from around the world are already visiting Tokyo to check on the city’s preparations for the ...
04/24/2017 - 12:44 AM

 

Centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen in battle to lead France
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France’s presidential election, remaking the country’s political landscape and setting ...
04/23/2017 - 11:33 PM

 

Macron’s advance in French runoff stalls populist wave in Europe
The populist tsunami that slammed into Britain last year, before sweeping across the Atlantic to the United States, may have faded on the shores of ...
04/23/2017 - 11:17 PM

 

Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline, government shutdown looms
High-powered aides to Donald Trump pressed for funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down ...
04/23/2017 - 05:41 PM

 

89ers trying to keep spirits up amid battle for first-division survival
Imagine how mentally tough it must be when your team gets mauled two days in a row by a division rival and is on the ...
04/24/2017 - 06:22 AM

 

J. League, Rakuten announce commercial tie-up
The J. League and Rakuten announced on Monday a 2½-year electronic commerce deal that will see the Japanese Internet giant relaunch the league’s online store, ...
04/24/2017 - 07:44 AM

 

Japan reflects on uneven performance
Japan coach Jamie Joseph was not a happy man following his team’s 47-29 victory over South Korea this past weekend at Incheon Namdong Asiad Rugby ...
04/24/2017 - 04:54 AM

 

Messenger staying ahead of Japanese baseball learning curve
There aren’t many pitchers in Japan who cut a more imposing figure on the mound than the Hanshin Tigers’ Randy Messenger. There might not be ...
04/24/2017 - 04:53 AM

 

Johansson scores twice as Capitals advance to East semis
Marcus Johansson came through to help the Washington Capitals get another big overtime win in a series that had five games go beyond regulation. Now ...
04/24/2017 - 04:50 AM

 

Darvish bounces back to help Rangers complete sweep
Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish said Sunday he was able to put on his strongest showing since elbow reconstruction surgery in 2015 as he helped ...
04/24/2017 - 02:32 AM

 

Kerr to miss Game 4 against Trail Blazers
Ailing Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he won’t be on the sidelines for Game 4 on Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers because ...
04/24/2017 - 01:06 AM

 

Cavaliers finish off Pacers in four
LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday. Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation. ...
04/24/2017 - 12:51 AM

 

Arsenal beats Manchester City to advance to F.A. Cup final
Alexis Sanchez ensured Arsenal’s stormy season will end with an F.A. Cup final after securing a 2-1 victory over Manchester City in extra time at ...
04/23/2017 - 11:02 PM

 

Sunrockers rebound in style to sink listless Brave Thunders
After a lousy first quarter against the Kawasaki Brave Thunders on Saturday, Sunrockers Shibuya coach BT Toews challenged his players to elevate their game in ...
04/23/2017 - 09:29 AM

 

Ioka ties Gushiken’s record with 14th career title-fight win
Kazuto Ioka defended his WBA bantamweight crown for the fifth time on Sunday, winning a unanimous decision over Noknoi Sitthiprasert of Thailand. In the first ...
04/23/2017 - 09:09 AM

 

Skater Murakami retires from competition
Figure skater Kanako Murakami appeared in a competitive event on Sunday for the final time, when she skated as a guest in Sunday’s exhibition at ...
04/23/2017 - 07:54 AM

 

Woolsey thrives on day of romance as Seagulls thrash Pirates in Pearl Bowl
Sunday turned out to be a memorable day for Obic rookie quarterback Ikaika Woolsey. The same could be said for veteran defensive line Byron Beatty ...
04/23/2017 - 07:46 AM

 

B. League announces launch of preseason Early Cup regional tournaments
The B. League is currently in its inaugural season and is putting basketball in Japan in the spotlight like never before. But the league has ...
04/23/2017 - 07:19 AM

 

Tomura steps into the breach to lead Eagles past Hawks
Kenji Tomura made his season debut count for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Sunday in a 2-1 Pacific League win over the Fukuoka SoftBank ...
04/23/2017 - 06:22 AM

 

Grizzles survive in OT to tie series with Spurs
Grizzlies guard Mike Conley said he was an option to take the final shot and that the San Antonio Spurs thought so, too, on a ...
04/23/2017 - 05:03 AM

 

Upstart Oilers eliminate Sharks
After a more than a decade-long playoff drought in Edmonton, the Oilers are in no hurry to leave the NHL’s postseason party. Leon Draisaitl and ...
04/23/2017 - 05:02 AM

 

Maeda allows six in latest outing
Kenta Maeda gave up six runs over five innings and suffered his second loss of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell 11-5 to ...
04/23/2017 - 03:14 AM

 

Umpire’s ruling mars Nadal’s semifinal victory over Goffin
Defending champion Rafael Nadal beat David Goffin 6-3, 6-1 to move within one more win of a 10th Monte Carlo Masters title and his first ...
04/23/2017 - 01:22 AM

 

Chelsea beats Tottenham to reach F.A. Cup final
Eden Hazard had a rare view from the Chelsea bench, and it wasn’t comfortable viewing. Twice Willian scored, but each time Tottenham struck back in ...
04/23/2017 - 12:10 AM

 

Golden Kings make quick work of Evessa
Two teams entered Saturday’s contest with the same target: improving their chances of making the playoffs. The Ryukyu Golden Kings did just that, winning 84-69 ...
04/22/2017 - 10:07 AM

 

BayStars amass 13 hits, whip Dragons
Every player in the Yokohama Baystars’ starting lineup had at least one hit in a 13-hit offensive attack as the Yokohama-based club defeated the Chunichi ...
04/22/2017 - 09:33 AM

 

Japan completes wire-to-wire lead to capture second World Team Trophy title
Inspired free skates from Mai Mihara and Wakaba Higuchi in women’s singles powered Japan to the World Team Trophy title on Saturday night at Yoyogi ...
04/22/2017 - 08:43 AM

 

The cost of convenience in Japan: when foreign students work instead of study
It’s midnight at the convenience store I often patronize near my home in Tokyo’s central Shinjuku district. The store’s open all day and night, 365 ...
04/23/2017 - 05:00 AM

 

There’s something about Miffy, the gender-bending bunny
Tackling the mysteries of why Japan is one of the largest markets for Miffy merchandise — and whether Miffy is a boy or a girl.
04/23/2017 - 04:59 AM

 

Bright sunshiny day: a cat named Noma
Noma loves people and food, and she is ready to bring a whole lot of sunshine into someone's days.
04/23/2017 - 04:58 AM

 

With parents’ support, kids in Japan stamp out stuttering
Thanks to the tireless efforts of an international team of women, an Australian program to tackle speech disfluencies is changing lives in Japan.
04/19/2017 - 06:10 AM

 

Birth of a Twitter trend: the story behind #gaijinconfessionfriday
Last week, a simple hashtag kicked off an outpouring of guilt and humor on Twitter from Japan's foreign residents.
04/19/2017 - 06:09 AM

 

Architect builds bridges between the Congo and Kansai
With an otaku's giddiness, Baye McNeil speaks with Nsenda Lukumwena, an authority on Japanese buildings and head of an architectural firm in Kobe.
04/16/2017 - 04:10 AM

 

Big on love: a dog named Kombu
A bit timid around people and not quick to trust, Kombu does hold his ground where others may run. Patience will gain his confidence and, ...
04/16/2017 - 04:08 AM

 

Japanese people v. the United States et al
Stories of the Japanese people whom fate — and, more often than not, citizenship — brought before America's highest court.
04/12/2017 - 06:20 AM

 

Resisting Trump’s America: why we march in Japan, again
On April 15 we will gather again in Tokyo to peacefully protest in solidarity with over 150 sister marches worldwide to demand the release of ...
04/12/2017 - 06:19 AM

 

Winning ways: Dachshund Rusk finds a home in Tokyo
Rusk, first featured here in September 2015, was able to win the heart of his foster parent, Junko Sugimoto, and is now firmly ensconced in ...
04/12/2017 - 06:18 AM

 

How many Japanese are a bit of something else?
Even taking 1965 as a false racially pure "year zero," mathematics muddies the homogeneity myth.
04/05/2017 - 05:40 AM

 

Brando’s turn as an Okinawan ‘host in a shell’ haunts debate over ‘yellowface’
Why Marlon Brando's notorious performance in "The Teahouse of the August Moon," as an interpreter for the U.S. Occupation forces in Okinawa, deserves a second ...
04/05/2017 - 05:39 AM

 

Fab — and then some: a kitten named Nakamun
Nakamun, now 10 months old, is back and ready to be scooped up by one very lucky person, even a first-time owner.
04/05/2017 - 05:38 AM

 

Temporary disaster housing has an unforeseen permanence
The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake left 110,000 people in three prefectures without shelter. Most of these people moved into emergency evacuation centers while the ...
04/02/2017 - 03:14 AM

 

The psychological perils of a Japanese homestay
All the homestays I have done in my life — three of them — were psychologically traumatic in uniquely torturous ways.
03/29/2017 - 06:00 AM

 

For long-distance lovers, apps that make the heart grow fonder
Thanks to technology, your loved one can always be with you, in your pocket — or under your thumb.
03/29/2017 - 05:59 AM

 

Murakami relies on familiar lexicon in new book
Conquering 'Commendatore': Murakami falls back on familiar lexicon in latest novel
04/24/2017 - 04:10 AM

 

Introducing ‘ni kakawarazu’ and ‘o towazu’
Today we'll introduce two Japanese phrases meaning "regardless of."
04/24/2017 - 04:09 AM

 

Temperature rises to over 30 C in Takasaki
Wide areas of eastern Japan saw clear skies with strong sunshine on April 18. The weather in some inland areas of the Kanto- Koshin region ...
04/24/2017 - 04:08 AM

 

Let’s discuss the United Airlines overbooking incident
The violent video of a passenger being forcibly removed from an overbooked United Airlines flight has gone viral in Japan.
04/24/2017 - 04:07 AM

 

Study of whales off northeast U.S. finds collisions with boats may be commoner than thought
A group of marine scientists says collisions of whales and boats off the New England coast may be more common than previously thought. The scientists ...
04/23/2017 - 09:20 AM

 

Street style always looks back and forward
Style has always referenced the past, even though it’s focused on the future. With spring heralding new looks and summer already approaching fast, new collaborations, ...
04/23/2017 - 05:30 AM

 

Games: Best of editions and additions
Eighth time lucky for ‘Mario Kart’ The eighth entry in the long-running “Mario Kart” series first came out in 2014. Now a deluxe version is ...
04/23/2017 - 05:29 AM

 

Uncharted waters: exploring the untapped potential of Tokyo’s waterways
If the color of the taxi I have boarded is anything to go by, I could be in New York or Chicago, maybe even Kolkata. ...
04/22/2017 - 10:10 AM

 

Tsubasa Watanabe: Model mixes punk with fashion on the runways of New York
At her first test shoot in Los Angeles, Tsubasa Watanabe was surprised by the outfit the photographer was asking her to wear: Hanging from the ...
04/22/2017 - 10:06 AM

 

The storied history of the potato in Japanese cooking
The main clue as to when potatoes first entered Japan comes from its name in Japanese, jaga-imo. When the tubers, which originate in the Americas, ...
04/22/2017 - 10:02 AM

 

Soryuko: spoiled for choice and big portions
The menu at Soryuko, a popular Chinese restaurant in Tenma, runs to roughly about 200 items, bound together in a large laminated volume. Narrowing this ...
04/22/2017 - 09:58 AM

 

Sandwich Factory: curious atmosphere, huge selection
Using the word factory to describe a restaurant lends a sort of industrial, rugged feeling. You’re ready for something heavy duty. Imagine my surprise then, ...
04/22/2017 - 09:56 AM

 

Monk-run Tokyo bar proffers drinks even as it teaches Buddhism
Drinking at your neighborhood bar would appear to be inconsistent with a Buddhist’s quest for clarity of mind and enlightenment. Intoxicants, after all, have the ...
04/22/2017 - 09:54 AM

 

Yuzu Kosho Chicken flavor chips: A tasty boon amid the potato shortage
Japan is experiencing a potato shortage. Caused by typhoons that hit Hokkaido last summer, the result is that potato chips have become scarce across the ...
04/22/2017 - 09:52 AM

 

Plant butchers use charcuterie techniques, mimic meat flavor
When Ryan Bauhaus first experimented with faux meats, he fixated on recreating that taste of blood, settling on a tomato paste blend to mimic the ...
04/22/2017 - 09:42 AM

 

Toddlers playing with touchscreens sleep less
The more toddlers play with touchscreen devices, the less they sleep, according to a study released on April 13. For every additional hour using a ...
04/22/2017 - 09:40 AM

 

Cut paper artist Teri Suzanne: ‘a pair of scissors is the superhero of utensils’
U.S. educator on how scissors can be used as a fine motor tool to help children develop creativity and coordination skills.
04/22/2017 - 09:32 AM

 

Home of the cultured pearl, Toba in Ise-Shima has both history and living tradition
“To Bond,” Ian Fleming wrote in his 1964 novel, “You Only Live Twice,” “they all seemed beautiful in the soft evening light … the gleaming, ...
04/21/2017 - 05:01 AM

 

Festive cakes fete children
From April 29 to May 7, the Royal Park Hotel is selling six different types of cakes to celebrate Children’s Day on May 5. The ...
04/20/2017 - 08:27 PM

 

Clock ticks for women in Japan seeking love at work
As much as I hate to spoil the "haru no yoki" (springtime cheer) thing, I have some bad news about Japanese love relationships.
04/17/2017 - 04:45 AM

 

Anime gives Japanese bands a new route to potential fans
‘Retro” was the theme at this year’s Anime Boston, the largest anime convention in the Northeastern United States, and that idea extended to the event’s ...
04/23/2017 - 05:45 AM

 

For Chinese fans, popular members of TFBoys teen band are mama’s kids
Liang Shanshan considers herself a mother of two: one child is her biological son, the other is a 16-year-old Chinese teen pop star she has ...
04/24/2017 - 01:18 AM

 

‘Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan’: Of insubordination and the road to WWII
In “Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan,” multi-lingual Hebrew University senior lecturer Danny Orbach tracks nearly 80 years (1860-1936) of the ...
04/22/2017 - 09:38 AM

 

‘The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952’: A look at the rise of fascism in Japan
In “The Fascist Effect,” Reto Hofmann, a postdoctoral fellow at Waseda University, argues that it is pointless to ask whether Japan was fascist in the ...
04/22/2017 - 09:36 AM

 

‘Second-Best Justice: The Virtues of Japanese Private Law’: Championing mediocrity in the courts
Ignore the irony of a tenured Harvard professor railing against the pursuit of excellence and employment security and J. Mark Ramseyer’s book is fun and ...
04/22/2017 - 09:34 AM

 

Veteran heavy metal band Loudness cancels U.S. tour after barred by immigration
Pioneering Japanese rock band Loudness gets turned away by U.S. immigration for the first time, forcing it to cancel a tour and fly home.
04/20/2017 - 07:18 AM

 

Japan, take pride in ‘Your Name.’
Two weeks ago, the United States’ box office saw a surprising animated feature take the top spot and generate large amounts of discussion — and ...
04/20/2017 - 04:28 AM

 

The amateur members of Tokyo Symphony Chorus perform like true professionals
The Tokyo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) opens its 2017/18 season on April 22 at Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall, but the performance will be lacking one crucial ...
04/20/2017 - 03:21 AM

 

Bill O’Reilly axed from Fox News Channel after 20 years amid harassment scandal
Fox News Channel’s parent company fired Bill O’Reilly on Wednesday following an investigation into harassment allegations, bringing a stunning end to cable television news’ most ...
04/19/2017 - 04:17 PM

 

Roger Pulvers challenges the idea of a hero in directorial debut, ‘Star Sand’
Roger Pulvers has had the sort of free-ranging, multifaceted career that seems like a dream in this specialized age, when academics labor in their narrow ...
04/19/2017 - 05:00 AM

 

Romance takes an unusual turn in ‘Love and Goodbye and Hawaii’
“Breaking up is hard to do,” goes the old song, and for some, it’s so hard that they never quite manage it. A typical example ...
04/19/2017 - 04:59 AM

 

Eco-blockbuster ‘Deepwater Horizon’ bypasses a bigger issue
With “Deepwater Horizon,” Hollywood attempts the difficult maneuver of having its cake and eating it too. It’s certainly possible to make a rabble-rousing liberal issue ...
04/19/2017 - 04:58 AM

 

Dustin Wong is open to opinion on his latest album with Takako Minekawa
Musician Dustin Wong returned to Japan five years ago and, despite having grown up here, he encountered a few cultural differences after coming back. Sipping ...
04/18/2017 - 05:00 AM

 

Kyotographie: from Kyoto, with love
Kyotographie — the brainchild of photographer Lucille Reyboz and lighting artist Yusuke Nakanishi — is 5 this year. Conceived and nurtured in Kyoto, it is ...
04/18/2017 - 04:59 AM

 

‘The Art of Eric Carle’
April 22-July 2 American illustrator, designer and writer Eric Carle attended the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design in Germany at the age of ...
04/18/2017 - 04:58 AM

 

‘A Fantastic World of Illustrations: Enjoy a Blissful Harmony Between Letters and Pictures!’
April 15-May 28 Book illustration has a long history, believed to date as far back as ancient Egypt, when funerary texts called the “Book of ...
04/18/2017 - 04:57 AM

 

‘Collection from Kahitsukan: Rosanjin — Quest for Japanese Beauty’
April 15-June 11 Born into a family of Shinto priests of the Kamigamo Shrine in Kyoto, Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959) began his career as a calligraphy ...
04/18/2017 - 04:56 AM

 

Ken Domon and the artistry of real life
By 1957, photographer Ken Domon had reached the peak of his creative powers. A picture taken that year in Hiroshima, which he was visiting for ...
04/16/2017 - 04:36 AM

 

‘The Social Life of Kimono’: Innovation faces tradition in the fight to keep kimono relevant
In 1985, a 24-year-old art student from England visited Japan for a summer holiday, fell in love and never went home. The Social Life of ...
04/15/2017 - 09:56 AM

 

‘The Just Bento Cookbook’: Riffing on the theme of the Japanese packed lunch
Nourishment means nurturing in Japan, and nowhere does this hold more true than in the daily bento. The Just Bento Cookbook, by Makiko Itoh.128 pages ...
04/15/2017 - 09:36 AM

 

The ‘Brenda factor’ and the British election
Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a snap election after repeatedly saying she would not do so has dented her reputation for honesty.
04/24/2017 - 06:00 AM

 

Lower House electoral system needs an overhaul
Only comprehensive reform can resolve the Lower House electoral system's problems.
04/24/2017 - 05:59 AM

 

May’s snap election is shrewd but cynical
Despite her reputation for cautious pragmatism, British Prime Minister Theresa May shows she can also take a gamble.
04/24/2017 - 05:58 AM

 

The poverty of politics and tobacco policy
The government is caught in a trap of its own making — how does it stay in the business of selling tobacco while promoting public ...
04/23/2017 - 05:00 AM

 

Seek constructive economic talks with the U.S.
The Japan-U.S. economic dialogue should focus on constructive discussions, not minor trade discrepancies.
04/23/2017 - 04:59 AM

 

America’s battle against the sex trafficking of minors
U.S. police are on the front lines of a Sisyphean struggle.
04/23/2017 - 04:58 AM

 

Japanese revisionist drivel exposed by former ‘comfort woman’
Lee Yong-soo's is a poignant saga of abduction from her village at age 16 and ending up on an air base in Taiwan, where she ...
04/22/2017 - 09:48 AM

 

The gridlock in Isahaya Bay
The government should not abrogate its responsibility and leave it to the courts to resolve the Isahaya Bay dispute.
04/22/2017 - 05:02 AM

 

Workers have made modern Germany great
The German economy is going great guns thanks to high exports and strong unions.
04/22/2017 - 05:00 AM

 

May’s bold election gambit
Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to strengthen her hand domestically as she enters into difficult Brexit negotiations.
04/21/2017 - 05:02 AM

 

Even a horrific killing isn’t enough to shake Pakistan’s blasphemy laws
The murder of Mashal Khan is the latest tragedy connected to blasphemy accusations in Pakistan. His death won't be the last.
04/21/2017 - 05:02 AM

 

Terrorism brouhaha, then and now
A person's definition of terrorism usually depends on what side of the fence they're on.
04/21/2017 - 05:01 AM

 

Erdogan’s referendum win is Turkey’s loss
The West must now prepare for an even more contested relationship with Turkey.
04/20/2017 - 05:30 AM

 

Why is the U.K. holding an election now?
Theresa May's present small majority of 17 seats in the House of Commons leaves her dangerously vulnerable to challenges from both sides of the Brexit ...
04/20/2017 - 05:29 AM

 

Biological super weapons could define the next era
Evolving technologies and genetic engineering may open the door to new dangers.
04/20/2017 - 05:28 AM

 

Japan and the ability to strike enemy bases
A pre-emptive strike would not destroy all enemy missiles, meaning Japan would then face fierce retaliation.
04/19/2017 - 05:35 AM

 

The grand fiction called missile defense
Japan's vulnerability to an attack by multiple North Korean missiles is leading the government to consider developing a preemptive strike capability.
04/19/2017 - 05:34 AM

 

How Turkey’s vote could be a prelude to a French election surprise
Insights from Turkey's referendum add to the possibility of a victory by one of France's unconventional presidential candidates.
04/19/2017 - 05:33 AM

 

Trump’s war on clean air won’t add jobs
Market forces rather than environmental regulations are behind the decline of the U.S. coal industry.
04/18/2017 - 06:00 AM

 

Will casinos fuel addiction to gambling?
As the benefits of casinos were played up, their potential social cost was never seriously taken up in Diet discussions, including whether casinos would exacerbate ...
04/18/2017 - 05:59 AM

 

U.N. credibility is at stake
The U.N. is strugging to reaffirm its raison d'etre as the vanguard of international peace and security.
04/18/2017 - 05:58 AM

 

 

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