At least 50 people were killed after a shooter opened fire inside two mosques in Christchurch. New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it was "one of New Zealand's darkest days."
The celebration of diversity in Hollywood is all well and good, but a diversifying narrative has long been missing from the mix. Indeed, as the rest of the world celebrates varied stories, Tinseltown remains an insular industry.
The former titan of the global auto industry is set to be released from the Tokyo Detention House on Wednesday, giving the once-feted executive fresh impetus to build a defence against what he has described as "meritless" charges.
The European Union promised its member countries wealth and prosperity, but a recently released report calls this premise into question.
Although North Korea and the US failed to reach an agreement over the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula at a recent meeting in Vietnam, Washington and Seoul departed from the tradition of carrying out massive 'war games'.
Revelations of the Trump administration’s attempt to transfer nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia are part of a broader pattern.
China is leading the race to deploy an ultra-fast mobile internet and any move to sideline its tech companies could delay its implementation worldwide.
The International Court of Justice has started proceedings on the case of a former Indian navy commander sentenced to death in Pakistan over charges of being a spy.
The report follows the US president's claim that Japan's President Shinzo Abe had nominated him for the top Nobel honour for opening talks and easing tensions with North Korea.
The Ainu minority has long suffered discrimination. The Japanese government in the 19th century banned them from practising their customs and using their language. Although there has been gradual change, the Ainu say much more needs to be done.
Crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan slashed its full-year forecast as nine-month net profit dropped 45 percent in the first earnings report since the stunning arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn.
With consumption of the famed meat known for its melt-in-the-mouth tenderness and marbled fat on the decline in Japan, producers are looking overseas to boost sales instead.
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