Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former first lady and secretary of state, officially announced on Sunday via social media that she would run for U.S. president for a second time.
The German co-pilot who is suspected of intentionally crashing an airliner into a French mountainside on Tuesday, killing all 150 aboard, apparently kept a mental illness hidden from his employer.
Japan is split over joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank before the deadline on March 31 for countries to apply to become its founding members.
Prince William, the second-in-line to the British throne, kicked off his first official tour across Japan after being welcomed by a crowd of fans and journalists at Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Thursday.
Department stores and other outlets across Japan have been beefing up their service for big-spending visitors during the Chinese New Year holidays with eased visa conditions and a weaker yen.
While the heinous murder of journalist Kenji Goto by ISIS militants on Sunday drew condemnation from the international community, the Japanese Prime Minister vowed not to give in to terrorism.
A video was posted on Saturday showing a still image of a captured Japanese journalist with an audio recording which says ISIS will free him in exchange for the release of a female militant held in Jordan.
A member of ISIS threatened in a video released on Tuesday that it will kill two Japanese captives, both kneeling in orange clothing,
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced his intent to start talks on normalizing diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than a half-century.
Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing at least 140 people, most of them school children.