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Airstrikes hit Syria's Eastern Ghouta for a third straight day on Tuesday, bringing the civilian death toll to nearly 200 as the U.N. warned the... [Read More]
The U.S. Secret Service disputed Monday reports that one of its agents and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly wrestled with Chinese security officials... [Read More]
The theft of a thumb from a displayed ancient terra-cotta warrior statue in the U.S. incited a wave of criticism on Chinese social media Tuesday,... [Read More]
The government will consider expanding the scope of foreign nationals permitted to work in Japan as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Tuesday for a review... [Read More]
Switzerland defeated Smile Japan 1-0 in the fifth-place game at the Kwandong Hockey Centre on Tuesday night. Evelina Raselli picked up a loose puck for... [Read More]
The Japan men's and women's curling teams struggled on Tuesday, going down to powerhouses Canada and Great Britain, respectively, at the Pyeongchang Olympi... [Read More]
In his second stint, BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda will face as many challenges as in his first term. [Read More]
Osaka has been selected as the venue for the 2019 summit meeting of the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies, government sources said Tuesday.... [Read More]
A Malaysian artist and prominent opposition activist was jailed for a month on Tuesday for publishing a clown-like caricature of Prime Minister Najib Razak... [Read More]
The government committee preparing arrangements related to Emperor Akihito's abdication announced on Tuesday that a ceremony to be held on April 30, 2019,... [Read More]
Seven South Korean women attempted to smuggle gold into Japan late last month by concealing it in their rectums, officials from Aichi Prefecture's Chubu Ai... [Read More]
The dollar strengthened to around ¥107 in late Tuesday trading in Tokyo partly because U.S. long-term Treasury yields rose in off-hours trading. At 5 p.m.,... [Read More]
The Nikkei 225 average snapped a three-session winning streak Tuesday, with the market pressured by selling to lock in profits. The Tokyo Stock Exchange's... [Read More]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denied Tuesday the possibility that he or his office was involved in a controversial survey that oppositional parties claim was a... [Read More]
As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and government officials clash with opposition lawmakers over a proposal to expand an overtime work system called the discreti... [Read More]
A total of 213 firms and organizations in Japan were found to have mistreated technical trainees from abroad in 2017, down 10.9 percent from the... [Read More]
Cassie Sharpe wears a mouth guard with a gold tooth painted in the middle and raps to herself just before she drops into the halfpipe,... [Read More]
As the Pyeongchang Games moved into the second week, here are some observations on the first 10 days: 1 There has been a disjointed feel... [Read More]
Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz were thoroughly confused when they crossed the finish line. They knew they had just won an Olympic gold medal for... [Read More]
Ryan Donato scored two goals, Troy Terry had three assists and the United States beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round Tuesday to advance to... [Read More]