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Emperor Akihito saw diplomacy as path to make amends for war

Apr 26, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito has had a lifetime mission: Make amends for a war fought in his father's name

Japan reporter sues government after passport is invalidated

Apr 24, 2019

A Japanese journalist known for covering war zones has sued the Foreign Ministry after it invalidated his passport and demanded he surrender it, saying it deprived him of his right to travel and interferes with press freedom

With limos and private train, Kim Jong Un travels in style

Apr 24, 2019

With a private train and stretch Mercedes limousines, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un travels to summits in style

Filipinos plan more diggings where new human species found

Apr 12, 2019

Archaeologists who discovered fossils from a human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines plan more diggings and better protection of the caves where the remains were unearthed

Ichiro turns down Japanese government award for third time

Apr 5, 2019

For the third time, baseball star Ichiro Suzuki has turned down a prestigious Japanese government award handed to top Japanese in sports, entertainment, and culture

Brunei invokes laws allowing stoning for gay sex, adultery

Apr 3, 2019

Brunei invokes Islamic laws that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning, triggering international outcry

Singapore carrier grounds 2 Boeing 787-10 jets after checks

Apr 2, 2019

Singapore Airlines grounds 2 Boeing 787-10 jets with engine issues

China defends Tibet policies, bashes exile government

Mar 27, 2019

Chinese officials responsible for Tibet are praising development in the Himalayan region in the 60 years since the suppression of an uprising against Beijing's rule

Cathay buys HK Express, will operate it as low-cost carrier

Mar 27, 2019

Cathay Pacific Airways acquiring budget regional carrier HK Express, plans to operate it as separate brand

Correction: Ethiopia Plane Crash Story

Mar 11, 2019

Correction: Ethiopia Plane Crash Story