Raw, fried or on a bun: the many ways Japan eats whale

MINAMIBOSO, Japan (Reuters) – Whale cutlets, sliced raw whale, deep-fried whale nuggets, whale bacon and whale jerky feature on the menu at the restaurant Yoko Ichihara runs – and that’s just a small sample of the ways Japan eats whale. A set menu of deep-fried whale nuggets are prepared at the restaurant P-man in Minamiboso, […]

Opposition candidate beats Erdogan’s ally Yildirim in rerun of Istanbul mayoral election

Turkey’s ruling AK party runner-up Binali Yildirim has congratulated his rival, Ekrem Imamoglu, on his victory in the rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election. The results of the initial vote in March were annulled over violations. The former Turkish Prime Minister, who had received full backing from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the campaign, expressed hope […]