When French President Emmanuel Macron won the election in 2017, beating Marine le Pen, the leader of France's far-right National Front, the markets heaved a sigh of relief. Now, instead of putting an end to the populist wave, he appears to have overseen its expansion.
There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who take it upon themselves to go to understaffed national parks to keep them clean during the government shutdown, and then those who set up illegal ... Read more
Jamal Khashoggi probably thought his messages to a dissident were cloaked in security. In reality the messages were compromised -- along with the rest of the phone, which was allegedly infected with a ... Read more
One out of every five elementary schools in Korea has not enough pupils to stay open. The main reason is the low birthrate and the hollowing out of rural areas. According to analysis by the Korean Edu ... Read more
Actress Kong Hyo-jin, often praised for her knack for romantic comedies, will reunite with actor Kim Rae-won in a new big-screen comedy.Their on-screen reunion comes some 16 years after they co-starre ... Read more
Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn has requested his release on bail after being indicted in Tokyo Friday on two new charges, his lawyers said, as the once-feted auto executive awaits a lengthy cri ... Read more
Taiwan is upgrading a fleet of American-made fighter jets, but may scrap ambitions to acquire the more advanced F-35 models, showing the limits of U.S.-Taiwan military cooperation despite a common int ... Read more
The Kansas City Chiefs grounds crew clears the field of overnight snow before the start of Saturday's January 12, 2019 playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Arrowhead Stadium. … ... Read more