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Murakami says Japan ignoring WWII, Fukushima role: report

Speaking to the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper, the 65-year-old author said: "No one has taken real responsibility for the 1945 war end or the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. I feel so."<p>"After the war, it was eventually concluded that no one was wrong," said Murakami of the pervasive attitude …

Chinese Officials Buy Bodies to Make Cremation Quotas: Report

BEIJING — Officials in southern China have been caught buying bodies from grave robbers in order to meet government cremation quotas, according local reports. Two Guangdong officials, who were in charge of meeting local city municipal requirements that a certain proportion of the areas’ dead be …

Chinese President Xi Jinping Refuses To Meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Expectations have been growing in Japan for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping for an ice-breaking chat at the gathering of Asia-Pacific leaders.<p>A meeting of the two leaders would be a symbolic breakthrough in ties between the world's second- and third-biggest economies, …

MCCAIN: ISIS Is 'Winning'

"They're winning and we're not," McCain said.<p>The US airstrikes on ISIS in August after the group began taking control of territory in Iraq. ISIS initially gained strength in Syria while fighting in the ongoing revolution against that country's President Bashar al-Assad that began in 2011.<p>President …

Obama's Coalition To Fight ISIS Is Not Going Well

THESE are early days, but the campaign that Barack Obama announced almost exactly a month ago to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Islamic State is not going well. In both Syria and Iraq, IS is scoring victories against the West and its Sunni Arab allies.<p>The coalition's strategy is beset by …

Richard Engel: ISIS Not Backing Down

Meet the Press

Rice: We Think Kim Jong Un Is Still in Power

North Korea