In a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Florida on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump pledged to raise the abduction issue during a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expected by early June.
The United States, Britain and France struck chemical weapons facilities in Syria on Friday following its alleged poison gas attack on civilians. President Donald Trump hailed the intervention by tweeting “Mission Accomplished.”
The Los Angeles Angels rookie phenom Shohei Ohtani was named on Monday the American League player of the week. The modern-day Babe Ruth has excelled as both a starting pitcher and designated hitter for the first 11 days of the season.
China’s legislature unanimously reappointed Xi Jinping on Saturday, as president with no limits on how many terms he can serve. The 64-year-old president could now remain in power for life.
US President Donald Trump made a surprise announcement on Saturday that he agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May. Pyongyang had promised to give up its nuclear capability under certain conditions.
Japanese makeup artist Kazuhiro Tsuji won the Academy Award for best makeup and hairstyling on Sunday night. He transformed Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill, Britain’s wartime prime minister, for the film “Darkest Hour.”
A Thai court on Tuesday awarded paternity rights to a Japanese man over 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers. He caused controversy in 2014 when his so-called “baby factory” case came to light.
A Japanese TV program on New Year’s Eve has come under fire after a comedian showed up with his face painted black to impersonate Eddie Murphy. A US columnist argued on Twitter that black people were not a punchline nor a prop.
Peru’s President announced on Sunday that he had granted a medical pardon to Alberto Fujimori, the nation’s former leader in the 1990s. He was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses.
ローズ・マッゴーワンが ゴールデン・グローブ賞で黒を着用する女優陣を批判【Rose McGowan slams actresses who plan to wear black at Golden Globes】
American actress Rose McGowan slammed Meryl Streep and other actresses who are planning to wear black at the Golden Globe awards in a silent protest against sexual harassment, claiming that she despises their hypocrisy.