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World NowWednesday's 67th anniversary of the end of World War II collided with election-year politics in the Asia Pacific, spurring South Korea's president, Japanese officials and Chinese activists to stage controversial gestures that have stirred up bitter...
There are two guaranteed ways to diminish marital bliss in a certain family. The first is to say something rotten about my wife's beloved Democratic Party, which is tied for first place, with the Republican Party, when it comes to the most worthless...
World NowThe United Kingdom isn’t the only kingdom out there. As Queen Elizabeth II is feted this weekend in a diamond jubilee marking 60 years on the throne, here are some other monarchs from around the globe -- and what they've been up to....
It was Queen Elizabeth who made me a foreign correspondent. Before she turned up, my newspaper career had consisted of listening to Baltimore policemen reminisce about great hangings and covering bush-league statesmen deploring the state of the world. I...
World NowSpain's Queen Sofia is canceling a visit to Britain for a lunch Friday of various crowned heads to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. Sofia withdrew from the event at Windsor Castle because of disputes between Spain and Britain over...
Japan gathered Sunday amid tears, prayers and a moment of silence to mark one year since an earthquake and tsunami killed thousands, and triggered the world's worst nuclear crisisin a quarter century. Throngs nationwide observed a moment of silence at 2:...
The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace. Happy New Year...
World NowJapanese Emperor Akihito: The 78-year-old sovereign will undergo open heart surgery on Saturday in Tokyo...
World NowJapanese emperor ill: popular Japanese Emperor Akihiro is recovering after a temperature spike to 102 degrees...
CNNI've been asked questions along this theme multiple times, from my friends and family in the United States to colleagues who work around the globe: How, amid Japan's worst natural disaster in 100 years, can the Japanese seem so calm? Food and water are...
The chairman of the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima power plant on Wednesday said the facility's four tsunami-battered reactors would have to be scrapped, and he apologized to the Japanese public for the nuclear disaster. Tsunehisa Katsumata,...
Tags: Elections, Government, Tsunamis, Tokyo Electric Power Co., Japan
His voice was measured, his language formal, his demeanor somber. It was perhaps the clearest sign yet of just how grave Japan's nuclear crisis had become: The emperor spoke. Akihito, the nation's 77-year-old sovereign, delivered an unprecedented address...
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