Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

27 Dead in Japan Landslides

Japanese officials say at least 27 people were killed and 10 are missing after landslides buried dozens of houses in the outskirts of Hiroshima. Television footage on Wednesday showed residents and rescue workers searching through the rubble of suburban homes for survivors. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered several hundred soldiers to the area to help with rescue efforts. One local resident, whose name was not given, said he had to act quick to escape his flooded...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter