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Abe coalition on track for big win – exit polls

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition was on track for a big win in today’s election, media exit polls showed. The result if confirmed would potentially reenergise a push towards his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution. Mr Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party-led (LDP) coalition was set to …

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W.H.O. Rescinds ‘Good-Will Ambassador’ Appointment for Mugabe

Photo Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s president, in 2016. Credit Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/Associated Press After days of scathing criticism around the globe for naming Zimbabwe’s leader, Robert Mugabe, a “good-will ambassador” for health, the leader of the World Health Organization said on Sunday that he had rescinded the title. In a statement, the …

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