Category Archive: Europe

South Caucasus Eyes Becoming a Hub Along EU–China Transportation Route

South Caucasus Eyes Becoming a Hub Along EU–China Transportation Route Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 158 By: Ayaz Rzayev, Vasif Huseynov The Jamestown Foundation On October 15, the European Union adopted… Continue reading

Japan art and one-sided love: Frailty of life despite his boundless love of Paris

Japan art and one-sided love: Frailty of life despite his boundless love of Paris Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Yuzo Saeki is one of the most intriguing artists to have left the… Continue reading

Contemporary Japanese artist and L. S. Lowry in Full Bloom by Sawako Utsumi

Contemporary Japanese artist and L. S. Lowry in Full Bloom by Sawako Utsumi  Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The contemporary Japanese artist, Sawako Utsumi, adores a plethora of different art styles fused… Continue reading

UK humanitarian aid projects in Yemen are being bombed by the UK backed bombing raids

UK humanitarian aid projects in Yemen are being bombed by the UK backed bombing raids Michiyo Tanabe, Nawal Soueif, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis in Yemen is highlighting the… Continue reading

UK and Commonwealth betrayal in Pakistan: Remembering the Christian lady Asma Yaqoob

UK and Commonwealth betrayal in Pakistan: Remembering the Christian lady Asma Yaqoob Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The coming to power of Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq in 1978 turned… Continue reading

Language-Motivated Emigration of Russians Causes Shortage of Qualified Workers in Kazakhstan

Language-Motivated Emigration of Russians Causes Shortage of Qualified Workers in Kazakhstan Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Farkhad Sharip The Jamestown Foundation In mid-October, the nationalist-leaning Qazaquni.kz website, run by the Ak Zhol (Democratic… Continue reading

Japan hopes America will not pull out of INF treaty with the Russian Federation

Japan hopes America will not pull out of INF treaty with the Russian Federation  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japan is extremely concerned about indications that America may pull… Continue reading

Khashoggi, Muslim Brotherhood and opportune America, Turkey, and the UK: Land of political imprisonment

Khashoggi, Muslim Brotherhood and opportune America, Turkey, and the UK: Land of political imprisonment Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is a supporter… Continue reading

French Say “Non” to Islamist Performer at Bataclan

French Say “Non” to Islamist Performer at Bataclan by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism On Nov. 13, 2015, a series of Islamist terrorist attacks shook the city… Continue reading

Russia accuses Japan of “megaphone diplomacy” over military drills in contested waters

Russia accuses Japan of “megaphone diplomacy” over military drills in contested waters Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan and President Vladimir Putin of the… Continue reading

Nations and charities encouraging migration to the EU should be charged: OIC free ride

Nations and charities encouraging migration to the EU should be charged: OIC free ride Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) needs to consider indigenous taxpayers and… Continue reading

The Uncertain Road Ahead for Macedonia

The Uncertain Road Ahead for Macedonia Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Margarita Assenova The Jamestown Foundation The vast majority of voters who took part in Macedonia’s referendum on September 30 supported changing the… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the last Ukiyo-e knell of the Meiji Era: Western artists inspired

Art of Japan and the last Ukiyo-e knell of the Meiji Era: Western artists inspired Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Ukiyo-e art is especially linked with the Edo Period (1603-1868) but while… Continue reading

PM Shinzo Abe of Japan says that the United Kingdom would be welcome to join the TPP

PM Shinzo Abe of Japan says that the United Kingdom would be welcome to join the TPP Noriko Watanabe and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan notified the… Continue reading

Myanmar is bullied by Western and Islamic states that seek to gloss over Yemen and other ill deeds

Myanmar is bullied by Western and Islamic states that seek to gloss over Yemen and other ill deeds Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Western and Islamic nations that have… Continue reading

Ireland is on par with poorer nations in the area of allowing Trafficking sites America

Ireland is on par with poorer nations in the area of allowing Trafficking sites America Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The United States State Department has put on notice… Continue reading

Putin of Russia suggests the signing of a peace treaty with Abe of Japan

Putin of Russia suggests the signing of a peace treaty with Abe of Japan Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation hinted strongly to Japan that both nations… Continue reading

The UK abandons religious minorities: Sunni Islamists butcher in Syria but mainly Sunni Muslims let in

The UK abandons religious minorities: Sunni Islamists butcher in Syria but mainly Sunni Muslims let in Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Alawites, Christians, and Yazidis have no majority… Continue reading

OIC and Western powers are inciting against Myanmar in order to distract their evil crimes against Yemen

OIC and Western powers are inciting against Myanmar in order to distract their evil crimes against Yemen Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and… Continue reading

French art of the le Nabi très Japonard

French art of the le Nabi très Japonard Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Pierre Bonnard is known for his love of Japanese art. Despite this, the actual cultural impact of… Continue reading

Chancellor Kurz of Austria received openly by CDU in Germany: Visegrad and Europe

Chancellor Kurz of Austria received openly by CDU in Germany: Visegrad and Europe  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The dynamic Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, was widely received in… Continue reading

Russian Federation increases its military power on the Crimean Peninsula: S-400 surface-to-air missiles

Russian Federation increases its military power on the Crimean Peninsula: S-400 surface-to-air missiles Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is increasing its military hardware in Crimea based… Continue reading

Trump to enact more measures against Turkey for holding “our wonderful Christian pastor”

Trump to enact more measures against Turkey for holding “our wonderful Christian pastor” Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America is warning President… Continue reading

Russia Makes Further Gains in Syria After Helsinki

Russia Makes Further Gains in Syria After Helsinki Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation In the past several days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the first deputy defense… Continue reading

Japan and EU trade deal is a sign that both entities oppose protectionism and Trump’s America First

Japan and EU trade deal is a sign that both entities oppose protectionism and Trump’s America First Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The signed economic agreement between Japan and… Continue reading

President Putin of Russia is optimistic after meeting President Trump of America in Helsinki

President Putin of Russia is optimistic after meeting President Trump of America in Helsinki Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation is optimistic of… Continue reading

Austria takes over the EU Council Presidency: Vienna and Visegrad need to protect the gates

Austria takes over the EU Council Presidency: Vienna and Visegrad need to protect the gates Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria needs to steady the… Continue reading

Japanese artist illuminates a classic Dutch art piece by Hendrick Avercamp

Japanese artist illuminates a classic Dutch art piece by Hendrick Avercamp Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The contemporary Japanese artist Sawako Utsumi is once more focusing on the world of Dutch art. This… Continue reading

The Horrors of Honor Violence: Terrorism At Home

The Horrors of Honor Violence: Terrorism At Home by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism She was a 15-year-old student at San Antonio’s Taft High School with a… Continue reading

Visegrad nations and Austria call for a stronger border defense to defend the EU

Visegrad nations and Austria call for a stronger border defense to defend the EU Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Visegrad bloc consisting of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland,… Continue reading

Japanese artist touch to Esaias van de Velde: Light of Japan on Dutch art of yesteryear

Japanese artist touch to Esaias van de Velde: Light of Japan on Dutch art of yesteryear Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Another stunning art piece by the Japanese artist, Sawako Utsumi, is… Continue reading