The Rising Sun flag is a reminder of the Japanese empire's sweeping colonization and occupation of territories across the Asia-Pacific to many of the region's inhabitants.
"It is time now for Russia to come to the table and stop the violations," the U.S. ambassador to NATO told reporters.
"I'm incredibly optimistic for this next era of the web," Tim Berners-Lee said.
Russian foreign minister says his country is trying to distance itself entirely from the U.S.-dominated international financial system and urged others to do the same.
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Russian president surprises Japan's prime minister with peace offer, despite meeting him in private the day before.
"I was really jarred by this, that the secretary of defense has to remind the president that part of the job is preventing World War three," said Bob Woodward.
The latest report on the world's ultrawealthy sees a new contender leapfrog the Big Apple, as well as Paris challenging London as Europe's big-money town.
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State Department lawyer Jennifer Newstead argued that the Hague's International Court of Justice could not compromise U.S. national security.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said U.S.-led NATO was refusing to discuss easing increasing tensions. NATO disputed this.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Europe must create a new system for financial transactions that excludes the U.S. in order to help Iran.
Do U.S. military bases make the Asia-Pacific a safer place, or are they raising the prospects of war?
Moscow has ignored Japan's qualms about warplanes on an island Tokyo claims, promising to keep it informed about "everything that happens on the territory of Russia."