First female governor elected in Tokyo

Tokyo has elected its first female governor, the Arabic-speaking environmentalist and North Korea hawk Yuriko Koike. Former Japanese defense minister, 64-year-old received over a million votes more than her nearest rival, Hiroya Masuda, who was backed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party. Koike, who previously broke glass ceilings as Japan’s first female… Read More First female governor elected in Tokyo

Met Police chief warns of impending terror attack in the UK

Britain’s Metropolitan police commissioner warns the risk of a terror attack in the United Kingdom is a case of “when, not if.” In light of the recent wave of worldwide terror attacks, Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said he believes the threat from terrorism is very real and expresses “a greater sense of fear… Read More Met Police chief warns of impending terror attack in the UK