Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 3:41am
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was grilled by opposition lawmakers in parliament on Monday over a widening school land sale scandal linked to his wife, as his Cabinet's approval ratings plunged to their lowest levels.
Angela Charlton and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:34am
Russian President Vladimir Putin won a fourth presidential term with nearly 77 percent of the vote — his highest score ever and a massive mandate to pursue his nationalist, assertive policies for another six years in power.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 18th - 10:28pm
Top U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials discussed how to achieve the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during weekend talks ahead of upcoming inter-Korean and U.S.-North Korean summits, Seoul said Monday.
Christopher Sherman and Rebecca Blackwell, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 18th - 10:08pm
Under a patchwork shelter of overlapping tarps and repurposed vinyl advertisements, several dozen residents of 18 Independence Street pack cheek by jowl into donated tents in the street near their building, which was damaged in the Sept. 19 earthquake.