Japan's Emperor Akihito marked the 70th anniversary of WWII's end with an expression of "deep remorse" of the war, a departure from his annual script.
But Japan's prime minister also said generations not involved in conflict should not be burdened with apologies.
The Iran nuclear deal offers a long-term solution to one of the most urgent threats in modern times, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has written.
The U.S. is investigating whether the Islamic State used chemical weapons, the White House said, following allegations they were deployed in Iraq.
Tom Schieffer, Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 2005-2009, outlines his expectations for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's statement on Friday that will mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two.
Otilia Dhand, vice president of Teneo Intelligence, discusses the Minsk Protocol and the renewal of tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
Some of the debris recovered from the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine may be fragments of a Russian-made missile system.
Ege Seçkin, country risk analyst at IHS, says there's an connection between the intensification of fighting in Turkey and the situation on the political scene.
Jonathan Friedman of Stroz Friedberg talks about Turkey's geopolitical strategy, following a wave of attacks in the country.
Gunmen have attacked the U.S. consulate in Istanbul among a wave of attacks in Turkey.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi says S China Sea reclamation had halted, and called on ASEAN countries on how claimant states should conduct themselves.
The U.S. has given the go-ahead to air strikes by rebels in Syria to defend themselves from attacks against IS or elsewhere.
Turkey's bombing campaign in Syria and Iraq has diverted attention from "exploratory talks" for a new governing coalition. However, Turkey's president is almost certainly seeking to reassert himself as Turkey's de facto executive.
A global arms race of robotic killing machines is inevitable if countries don't take precautions now, hundreds of experts said.
Turkish fighter jets, which on Friday attacked Islamic State targets in Syria, launched a wave of airstrikes in northern Iraq on Saturday. The New York Times reports.
Mitsubishi Materials became the first major Japanese company to apologize for using captured U.S. soldiers as slave laborers during WWII.
Flight MH17 was shot down a year ago. We recap the events and how the Ukrainian crisis has changed since then.
"It's entirely different cases," says Ukraine's Arseniy Yatsenyuk of his own country and Greece. "And we do not blackmail anyone."
Sub-Saharan Africa has been the darling of frontier market investors for several years. However, a combination of factors could see its appeal for investors wane.
Veterans are talented, hardworking and the unemployment rate among them has dropped. Here's how companies can attract them, Gudmundsson says.