Japan’s PM purges Cabinet after support for church ties plummets

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday in an apparent effort to steer his administration away from the Conservative Unification Church about his ties to slain leader Shinzo Abe and senior ruling party officials. The reshuffle, the second in just 10 months since Kishida took office, follows his July … Read more

The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945

August 6, 1945 marked the beginning of the end of World War II when the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima *** a short time ago an American plane dropped a bomb on Hiroshima and destroys its usefulness to the enemy. The explosion, equivalent to the power of 15,000 … Read more

China halts military, climate talks with US after Pelosi visit to Taiwan

China has said it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the United States on issues ranging from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for a visit this week to Taiwan by the Speaker of the United States House. States, Nancy Pelosi. Beijing also imposed sanctions on him. The measures announced on … Read more

China halts military, climate talks with US after Pelosi visit to Taiwan

China has said it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the United States on issues ranging from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for a visit this week to Taiwan by the Speaker of the United States House. States, Nancy Pelosi. Beijing also imposed sanctions on him. The measures announced on … Read more

Blinken: Chinese military exercises are a “significant escalation”

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday that Chinese military exercises targeting Taiwan, including missiles fired into Japan’s exclusive economic zone, represent a “significant escalation” and that it urged Beijing to back down. China has launched the exercises following a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan … Read more