Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron was elected as France’s youngest president on Sunday. The former investment banker is married to his former teacher, who is 25 years his senior.
A 62-year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of investment fraud after being extradited from Thailand. An acquaintance says she is known for her flashy outfit and is skilled at manipulating men.
United Airlines has changed its policy on bumping customers following the outrage over an incident on Sunday. Footage of a screaming passenger being dragged off an overbooked flight went viral on social media.
The US and South Korean militaries said on Sunday that North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the country’s east coast, but it blew up almost immediately.
The Japanese prime minister expressed support on Friday for the resolve of the United States after its missile strikes on a Syrian air base, from which a chemical attack was allegedly launched.
Japanese high school students tend to be more passive and put less importance on social status than their counterparts in the United States, China and South Korea, according to a survey released on Monday.
The Chief Cabinet Secretary stressed on Friday that the decision to end the Ground Self-Defense Force’s peacekeeping mission in South Sudan in May was not made out of security concerns.
Malaysian police are investigating the assassination of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Two women attacked him with poison at an airport on Monday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned North Korea’s missile launch as “absolutely intolerable” and U.S. President Donald Trump stood with Japan at a joint news conference on Saturday.
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday. He pledged to put “America first” in his inaugural speech as hundreds of thousands of supporters cheered.