SEOUL, South Korea — A professor whose book about Japan’s World War II-era military brothels angered Korean women who once worked there was acquitted on Wednesday of defaming the women.
A series of wildfires has devastated homes, farmland and livestock in a large area of southern and central Chile over the past week. A prolonged drought and high temperatures have worsened the blazes, which have so far destroyed around 300,000 acres of forest land and killed three firefighters.
Serena Williams does not expect sentiment to play a role in Saturday’s Australian Open title-decider with sister Venus, but Thursday was all about family pride.
Despite a slowdown in the fourth quarter, the country’s GDP grew 6.8 percent last year, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority. The annual growth was the fastest since 2013, according to the government.
MOSCOW Direct contacts between the White House and the Kremlin have not been established since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday. “Contacts at the level of the administrations are not taking place at the moment, there haven’t been any yet, such contacts are yet to be established,” Peskov…
The bill was initially drafted by Russian Senator Valentina Petrenko (Republic of Khakassiya) in April last year. The document introduces rules into the family and civil codes and reads that “The citizen’s name is understood as a means of individualization that cannot be comprised of figures, numerals, symbols in any combination, abbreviations, explicit words and…
“I regret and condemn the decision of the United States to continue construction of a wall that, for years, has divided us instead of uniting us,” the Mexican president said in a brief televised message to his nation.
The installation, titled “He Will Not Divide Us,” invites the public to stand in front of a live streaming camera in Queens and repeat the phrase. A video uploaded to the installation’s Twitter account shows LaBeouf, who created the installation, pushing a man after he said, “Hitler did nothing wrong.
TOKYO A Japanese hotel chain at the center of a furor over books its president wrote denying the Nanjing Massacre in wartime China is prepared to consider removing the books from at least some hotels if it receives a formal written request to do so.