The “My son is not an enemy of the Islamic State,” pleaded the mother of one of two Japanese hostages being held for ransom by ISIS as the deadline for payment nears.
Lacking strong clout and diplomatic reach in the Middle East, Japan scrambled Thursday for ways to secure the release of two hostages held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as two people with contacts there offered to try to negotiate.
Study finds an increase in the deaths of male fetuses in Japan as temperatures fluctuate from the norms.
Nancy Strumwasser, a high school teacher from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, always thought she’d have two children. But the layoffs that swept over the U.S. economy around the time her son was born six years ago helped change her mind. Though she and her husband, a market researcher, managed to keep their jobs, she fears they won’t be so fortunate next time.
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Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings to a record in December even though the two largest holders of U.S. government debt — China and Japan — reduced their shares.
RICHMOND, Va. — A debate between Japan and South Korea over what to call the body of water that separates the two countries is being played out in the Virginia Capitol. The South Korean ambassador […]
The latest thing in travel between D.C. and Baltimore is MARC’s weekend train service, which began in early December. Japan, however, is looking to one-up that long-awaited advancement in transportation between the cities.
Foreigner buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings for a third month in October, despite budget battles in Washington that shut down the government for 16 days that month.
A Senate panel has approved the nomination of Caroline Kennedy to serve as U.S. ambassador to Japan.