Japan defence minister quits amid plunging support for PM
Embattled Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada on Friday said she was resigning, after a series of gaffes, missteps and a cover-up at her ministry that have contributed to a sharp plunge in public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Washington braces for massive protests as Trump becomes U.S. presidentPublished: 01/20/2017 13:17
Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers and miles of barriers were in place in Washington on Friday, as officials braced for hundreds of thousands of people planning to celebrate or protest Donald Trump's inauguration as president of the United States
No honeymoon for Donald TrumpPublished: 01/18/2017 20:00
Most presidents enjoy a “honeymoon,” before taking office and 100 days thereafter; not Trump
Nigerian air force kills 52 in strike on refugee camp: MSFPublished: 01/18/2017 08:33
Nigeria's air force killed at least 52 people and injured 120 in an air strike on a refugee camp in the country's northeast on Tuesday, a spokesman from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said after the military earlier disclosed the strike was meant to target Boko Haram militants.
At Paris meeting, major powers to warn Trump over Middle East peacePublished: 01/15/2017 16:49
Major powers will send a message to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday that a two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians is the only way forward, and warn that his plan to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem could derail peace efforts
With some nostalgia, Obama to give farewell address to AmericaPublished: 01/11/2017 08:49
President Barack Obama will give a farewell speech to the nation on Tuesday night, looking back at his legacy as he encourages supporters demoralized by the election of Republican Donald Trump to feel optimism about the future of the country.