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South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Saturday warned Japan would face isolation if it pushed ahead with a move to revisit an apology over wartime sex slavery.
Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 15:00
Japan is to consider revising its landmark apology for its wartime system of sex slavery, a top official said Monday, in a move likely to draw fury in South Korea and beyond.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 15:19
Japan`s top government spokesman said today that Tokyo would consider re-examining a 20-year-old study that led to a landmark apology over its forced prostitution in World War II.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 11:43
The embattled head of Japan`s public broadcaster NHK insisted Wednesday it would remain impartial, after his controversial remarks about wartime sex slavery reportedly jeopardised an interview with US ambassador Caroline Kennedy.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 17:19
An Australian mining billionaire and philanthropist has struck an informal deal with Pakistan to liberate nearly 2.5 million slaves in return for allowing his firm to convert billions of tonnes of cheap coal into much-needed energy.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 19:50
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan today said Pakistan`s relationship with the US is that of "slavery not friendship" as his party held a demonstration outside parliament here against drone strikes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 20:51
A newspaper revealed Wednesday that one of the three women enslaved by a couple for 30 years in a London house was the daughter of a renowned World War II codebreaker.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 10:36
Qatar on Thursday described as "exaggerated" foreign allegations of the abuse of migrants working on football World Cup construction projects in the Gulf state, while vowing to take them seriously.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 10:39
Brad Pitt has reportedly refused a main part in his upcoming film `12 Years A Slave` amid concerns that his young children would get disturbed by the shocking imagery.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 09:43
During a lecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, rapper Kanye West compared the press criticism he gets to slavery.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 20:30
Amnesty International urged Qatar to end abuse of migrants working on football World Cup infrastructure, as it issued a report Monday citing cases in which they were referred to as "animals".
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 17:32
Tom Cruise`s legal team has compared Jewish and gay journalists to cotton-picking slaves working on a plantation.
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