Day: February 18, 2019

Japan Demands Apology From South Korea Over Remarks Of Emperor Akihito

Japan has formally requested an apology from the South Korean government after a legislator made comments regarding the current Japanese Emperor Akihito’s genealogical links to war crimes perpetrated during World War II, particularly against South Korean workers and women. Japan’s demand for an apology, in fact, came as a response

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Incidents Of Anti-Semitism Mar The Gilets Jaunes Movement

On 16 February, a video emerged in which some gilets jaunes protestors were shown hurling abuse and anti-Semitic insults against prominent French Jewish philosopher and intellectual Alain Finkielkraut.  Among the words heard were, “dirty Zionist,” “We are the people,” “France is ours,” and “Go back to Tel Aviv.”  The son

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India Mourns After Kashmir Attack

On 14 February 2019, in Pulwama district, in Indian-administered Kashmir, a car carrying at least 300 kilograms of explosives rammed a bus into a convoy of 70 vehicles in which roughly 2,500 Indian troops were travelling. At least 40 Indian paramilitary police were killed, making it the deadliest militant attack

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