By Rob Gillies The Associated Press TORONTO, CANADA (AP) — Canada shut its embassy in Tehran on Friday, Sept. 7, severed diplomatic relations, and ordered Iranian diplomats to leave, accusing the Islamic Republic of being the most significant threat to world peace.
In the world today, about 27 million people are trafficked for prostitution and forced labor. According to recent studies in Ghana alone, about 20 percent of children are engaged in child labor, most of who are captured by Ghanaian fishermen coming from the North Atlantic Ocean. Recently, it was reported that girls from Ghana have been found in Russia living as prostitutes …
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly About 200 people gathered at the Westin Bellevue on May 11 to attend Northwest Asian Weekly’s
By Eric Talmadge THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HYAKURI AIR BASE, Japan (AP) — Warplanes bearing the bright red Rising Sun logo roared overhead on Sunday, Oct. 16, as Japan held a once-every-three-years display to showcase one of the best air forces in Asia. The only problem — most of its fighters were grounded.
South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday it has accepted a U.S. proposal to discuss recovering remains of American troops killed during the Korean War, another sign of easing tensions between Washington and Pyongyang …
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday that he will seek a second term as head of the United Nations
BEIJING (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that he hopes to meet with North Korea’s reclusive leader during a visit aimed at assessing severe food shortages
SENDAI, Japan (AP) — A strong earthquake rattled Japan’s northeast on Monday just hours after people bowed their heads and wept in ceremonies
TOKYO (AP) – Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday (Thursday night local time)
According to the 2011 Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) survey, Thailand has the highest percentage of women holding senior