Latest from Simon Denyer
The fast-warming Sea of Okhotsk, wedged between Russia and Japan, is a cautionary tale of the far-reaching consequences when climate dominoes begin to fall.
  • Nov 12, 2019
One lawmaker in Seoul calls it the “Trump risk” — a combination of uncertainty, volatility and demands for more military payments.
  • Nov 4, 2019
The city’s governor had resisted the IOC’s decision to switch the marathons and race walks to the milder northern city of Sapporo.
  • Nov 1, 2019
The tests were the 12th since May and are likely to send a message to the United States.
  • Oct 31, 2019
Tokyo refuses to accept IOC order to move marathons to Sapporo due to the summer heat.
  • Oct 30, 2019
The man is heard saying “it’s dangerous” and “slipping” before the camera shows his fall.
  • Oct 30, 2019
Photos showing the North Korean leader on horseback in the snow, atop an active volcano, could presage a major announcement.
  • Oct 16, 2019
The death toll has risen to 69, with 10 still missing, in one of the worst storms in decades.
  • Oct 15, 2019
North Koreans even denied South Korea the right to televise the match or send reporters.
  • Oct 15, 2019
Taiji, Japan, gained infamy after an Oscar-winning documentary put the fishing village on the map. But these days, there's more money in capturing the dolphins.
  • Oct 14, 2019