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.

Japan Shutters Yemen Embassy

Japan has joined a list of nations that have temporarily closed embassies in Yemen, as security concerns mount in the aftermath of a government takeover by an Iran-backed Shiite militant group. An online report from Japan's public broadcaster NHK quoted officials Tuesday as saying five staffers, including the ambassador, were evacuated Sunday as the facility in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, was closed. The report said some diplomats could continue working from Japan's embassy in...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter