Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted
Sep 21st - 7:44am
Japan, the only country to have suffered atomic bomb attacks, has repeatedly called for a global ban on nuclear weapons. Yet it sided with the nuclear powers and NATO in refusing to sign a treaty to ban such weapons during the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York.
Maria Verza, Christine Armario and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | Posted
Sep 21st - 7:36am
A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the ruins of her school stretched into a new day on Thursday, a vigil broadcast across the nation as rescue workers struggled in rain and darkness to pick away unstable debris and reach her.
A Canadian mining company that is one of Greece's largest foreign investors said Thursday it would not suspend operations in the country as it had threatened to do earlier this month, after starting a "constructive dialogue" with the government.
Prime Minister Theresa May tried to unite her fractious Cabinet behind her plan to reboot faltering Brexit negotiations Thursday, as a senior European Union official suggested British hopes of moving the divorce talks on to a new phase next month might be dashed.