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"Strengthen the U.S.-Japan alliance. That's our China policy." HISAHIKO OKAZAKI, foreign-policy expert and ally of Shinzo Abe, the man likely to be Japan's next Prime Minister, suggesting that an Abe administration would take a tough line on China

"I can never accept the claim that an Iraqi woman was raped while Saddam is President. How could I walk with my head up?" SADDAM HUSSEIN, ousted Iraqi dictator, denying allegations that Kurdish women were raped in prison during his regime, at the opening of his second trial for crimes against...

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