TOKYO (Reuters) – Commuters heading to work packed into trains in the Japanese capital on Wednesday, the first day of a state of emergency aimed…View More Trains full on first day of Japan's coronavirus emergency, but some shops shut
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday unveiled plans for a stimulus package he described as among the world’s biggest as he…View More Japan to announce coronavirus emergency, prepares near $1 trillion stimulus
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is struggling to hold the line against the coronavirus and is on the brink of crisis with medical experts particularly worried…View More Japan 'on the brink' as it struggles to hold back coronavirus
TOKYO (Reuters) – Residents of the Japanese capital formed long queues at supermarkets and stores on Friday, in preparation for a weekend at home, after…View More Cherry blossoms must wait, Tokyo governor says, amid supply queues in coronavirus battle
A yoga teacher has said she is “so grateful and thankful” after her campaign to thank NHS workers went viral. Annemarie Plas, 36, is encouraging…View More Coronavirus: Yoga teacher ‘so grateful’ after #clapforourcarers campaign goes viral
Wellington: New Zealand is moving to a near-complete societal lockdown within 48 hours as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern aims to seize on a "window of…View More ‘We have 102 cases, so did Italy once’: NZ enters coronavirus lockdown
German authorities are starting to piece together exactly what happened in Hanau, when a gunman opened fire on two shisha bars. At least nine people…View More What we know so far about the shooting in Hanau
Libya has been beset by chaos since Nato-backed forces overthrew long-serving ruler Col Muammar Gaddafi in October 2011. The oil-rich country, a key departure point…View More Why is Libya so lawless?
Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed shortly after taking off from the Iranian capital Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 passengers and crew members on…View More Why were so many Canadians on doomed Iran plane?
US President Donald Trump ordered the drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani in Iraq but what are the legal grounds for this…View More What does the law say about Soleimani’s assassination?
THE deadly bushfires in Australia are generating giant thunderstorms cloud which can create more infernos. According to the Bureau of Meteorology in Victoria, the horrific…View More Australia’s bushfires are so big they’re generating their own thunderstorms causing even more fires – The Sun
In Japan, more and more children are refusing to go to school, a phenomenon called “futoko”. As the numbers keep rising, people are asking if…View More Why so many Japanese children refuse to go to school
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress should easily approve a revised North American trade agreement, and increased trade flows will raise U.S. gross domestic product…View More U.S. Congress should easily ratify North American trade deal: U.S. trade chief
A BRIT holidaymaker was fatally shot in the chest, and his son seriously injured in a horrific ambush moments after landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina.…View More Brit dad, 50, shot dead and son, 28, injured after ambushed by motorcycle robbers outside five-star hotel in Argentina