Sunday, April 26, 2015
While much of the media and many politicians have become obsessed with the nuclear negotiations involving Iran, unrelated and also underreported talks have achieved important progress.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
The rhetoric reached the heights of the Himalayas, the pomp and pageantry evoked that of an operetta, but the political optics delivered a clearly focused political message: Pakistan has a firm and reliable friend in the People's Republic of China.
Grief is difficult to deal with but everyone knows what it's like: it begins as a harrowing feeling of numbness that pervades your body, and only much later will you start to grasp the magnitude of the loss.
Japan's leader heads to Washington eyeing the potential prize of a huge trade deal that would anchor his "Abenomics" plan for future economic revival, while still dogged by his nation's wartime past.
Inside the Paradise Mini-Mart, older residents of Manchester's notorious Moss Side district are taking a young man to task for his refusal to vote in next month's British election.
Friday, April 24, 2015
Saudi Arabia has declared nearly a month of airstrikes on Yemeni rebels a success, but at the cost of a resurgent al-Qaida and with no sign of peace yet.
On Wednesday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed "deep remorse" for Japan's World War II aggression at the Asian-African Summit, but stopped short of apologies.
As Iran nuclear talks go into the home stretch, top officials in Tehran are digging in on positions that appear set to doom the negotiations to failure. But Iran seems ready to blink when it serves its negotiating strategy, which may bode well for a deal.
In addition to the lows and highs as well as chances of precipitation, we ought to be paying attention to particle pollution forecasts as we prepare for the day. Not doing so could shorten your life.
This shouldn't be happening -- not in the 21st century, and certainly not in Europe.