A fire fighter watches an animation company, which caught fire in Kyoto on Thursday. AFP
Eyewitnesses on Friday recount details of a horrifying inferno that tore through a Japanese animation firm and killed dozens.
The blaze in the city of Kyoto appeared to have been started deliberately, police said, but there was no immediate information on a possible motive.
Thirty-six others were injured, some of them critically, in a blaze that sent people scrambling up the stairs toward the roof in a desperate — and futile — attempt to escape.
Theresa May never seemed to appreciate the importance of tempo in politics. She was not good at surprising, disrupting and confusing her opponents. Boris Johnson has learned from her mistakes.
What happens to a democracy when people stop talking to one another about what matters to them and the country? When people are afraid to speak their minds because they fear the personal blowback likely to come their way? Or worse,
The other day I saw a report of an airstrike hitting a medical facility in Idlib, killing a paramedic and an ambulance driver. Not a legitimate military target, but a medical facility. Then, shortly after, an airstrike hit again.