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 2022-09-17 15:05 

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China's VP Wang to attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral, Russia not invited...

China's Foreign Ministry has announced that Vice President Wang Qishan will attend the state funeral of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in London on Monday....

 2022-09-17 14:29 

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Southwestern Japan braces for typhoon Nanmadol...

Weather officials have issued an emergency warning for violent winds, high waves and a storm surge for Kagoshima Prefecture in the southwest of the country....

 2022-09-17 14:29 

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Southwestern Japan braces for typhoon Nanmadol...

Weather officials have issued an emergency warning for violent winds, high waves and a storm surge for Kagoshima Prefecture in the southwest of the country....

 2022-09-17 13:20 

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Emergency typhoon warning issued for Kagoshima Prefecture as Nanmadol approaches...

Weather officials have issued an emergency warning for southwestern Japan's Kagoshima Prefecture, which is threatened by an exceptionally powerful typhoon. Japan's Meteorological Agency says people in the prefecture should be on maximum alert for ...

 2022-09-17 12:58 

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Japanese airlines cancel flights as Typhoon Nanmadol approaches...

Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways have canceled at least 504 flights that had been scheduled to arrive at or depart from airports in Japan on Sunday, as Typhoon Nanmadol approaches the southwestern main island of Kyushu....

 2022-09-17 12:44 

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Emergency warning issued for violent winds in Kagoshima Prefecture...

The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued an emergency warning for violent winds, high waves and a storm surge for Kagoshima Prefecture in southwestern Japan. The level 5 alert is the highest on the emergency scale. The Agency is warning of unprecedented...

 2022-09-17 12:39 

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Typhoon Nanmadol expected to approach Kyushu...

Typhoon Nanmadol is expected to approach the Amami Islands and the southwestern main island of Kyushu on Sunday through Monday....

 2022-09-17 11:33 

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Putin reaffirms goal of taking more Ukraine territory...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed that the country's military will steadily press ahead to seize more territory, despite a recent counteroffensive by Ukrainian troops....

 2022-09-17 10:59 

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Southwestern Japan braces for typhoon Nanmadol...

People across southwestern Japan are bracing for a typhoon with enormous destructive power....

 2022-09-17 10:42 

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Kin of Japanese abductees call on government to take concrete steps...

Relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea have called on the Japanese government to take concrete steps to bring back their loved ones....

 2022-09-17 09:42 

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Japanese airlines cancel flights as Typhoon Nanmadol nears...

Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways have canceled at least 335 flights that had been scheduled to arrive at or depart from airports in Japan on Sunday, as Typhoon Nanmadol approaches the southwestern main island of Kyushu....

 2022-09-17 09:31 

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US weather officials call Nanmadol 'super typhoon'...

US weather officials are describing a violent typhoon approaching Kyushu in southwestern Japan as a...

 2022-09-17 08:59 

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Tokyo reports 8,018 new coronavirus cases on Saturday...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 8,018 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday....

 2022-09-17 07:46 

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US, S.Korea express 'serious concern' over N.Korea nuclear law...

Senior officials from the United States and South Korea have shared...

 2022-09-17 04:50 

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Typhoon Nanmadol may make landfall in southern Kyushu...

Weather officials in Japan are urging people in Kyushu to be on high alert as a large and powerful typhoon approaches the Daito Islands in Okinawa Prefecture on Saturday. The typhoon is expected to come very close to or make landfall in the southwestern p...

 2022-09-17 03:36 

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Zelenskyy slams Russia over mass burial site in Izyum...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has condemned Russia after a mass burial site was found in Izyum in the country's Kharkiv region....

 2022-09-17 03:05 

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Emperor, Empress leave for Britain to attend Queen Elizabeth's state funeral...

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have left for Britain to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II....

 2022-09-17 02:09 

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30 years since Japan sent peacekeepers to Cambodia...

Saturday marks 30 years since Japan sent its Self-Defense Forces to Cambodia for UN peace-keeping operations....

 2022-09-17 01:41 

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Relatives of Japanese abductees renew their calls for resolution of the issue...

The relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea decades ago have renewed their calls for the return of their loved ones. They met on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the historic Japan-North Korea summit where Pyongyang admitted to the abduc...

 2022-09-17 00:52 

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UN chief rings peace bell, renews call for peace...

In a speech at the annual ringing of the Peace Bell at the UN headquarters in New York, the head of the United Nations said the world should be...

 2022-09-16 23:40 

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Typhoon Nanmadol approaching Okinawa, southern Kyushu...

Weather officials in Japan say a large and powerful typhoon is expected to approach the Daito Islands in Okinawa Prefecture on Saturday and the Amami region of Kagoshima Prefecture and the southern Kyushu region by Saturday night....

 2022-09-16 23:19 

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Indian PM Modi tells Putin to pursue peace...

The invasion of Ukraine has left Russian President Vladimir Putin isolated from the US and its allies. He has even had to respond to...

 2022-09-16 23:18 

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King Charles tours UK ahead of Queen Elizabeth's funeral...

King Charles has been busy traveling across the UK to attend memorial services ahead of Queen Elizabeth's funeral. He wrapped up his tour with a visit to Wales on Friday....

 2022-09-16 22:48 

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Japan to dig up tanks on Peleliu in search of war dead...

Japanese authorities are ramping up their search for the remains of soldiers who died during World War Two. On Sunday, they'll start excavating a tank on the Pacific island of Peleliu....

 2022-09-16 17:26 

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Japanese ballet dancer performs to remember Queen Elizabeth...

World-renowned Japanese ballerina Morishita Yoko has performed a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II....

 2022-09-16 13:37 

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Negotiations at standatill 2 decades after Japan-N.Korea summit...

Saturday marks 20 years since the first-ever summit between Japan and North Korea. It led to the return of five Japanese people who were abducted by the North. But negotiations to bring back more abductees have since stalled....

 2022-09-16 13:01 

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Putin hopes for expansion of Shanghai Cooperation Organization to counter West...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed what he sees as the need to expand the Shanghai Cooperation Organization as a counterbalance to the West. The SCO is a regional framework led by China and Russia....

 2022-09-16 12:24 

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Security beefed up in London ahead of Queen Elizabeth's funeral...

Authorities are putting tight security in place in London in preparation for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, an event to be attended by a large number of dignitaries from home and abroad....

 2022-09-16 12:09 

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China to slap sanctions on 2 US CEOs over Taiwan arms sales...

China says it will impose sanctions on the leaders of two US defense companies for their involvement in Washington's arms sales to Taiwan....

 2022-09-16 11:58 

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Lawyers: Ex-Unification Church got mil. of dollars despite 'stricter compliance'...

An association of lawyers in Japan says the religious group formerly known as the Unification Church received donations worth millions of dollars even after it says it stepped up compliance measures....

 2022-09-16 11:56 

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Philippines' Marcos vows support for Muslim autonomous region...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has visited a predominantly Muslim region on the southern island of Mindanao for the first time since taking office....

 2022-09-16 11:53 

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ASEAN trade exhibition kicks off in China...

A large-scale trade exhibition has kicked off in China featuring products from Southeast Asia. The four-day China-ASEAN Expo began on Friday in the southern city of Nanning....

 2022-09-16 11:52 

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Myanmar BBC freelancer sentenced to 3 years in prison...

Another journalist in military-ruled Myanmar is headed to prison. The freelancer was given a three-year sentence for spreading false information....

 2022-09-16 11:25 

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Chinese yuan hits 2-year-low against dollar...

The Chinese yuan fell to a two-year-low against the dollar on Friday, with the country's central bank maintaining monetary easing measures....

 2022-09-16 10:56 

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Typhoon Nanmadol may bring heavy rains to many regions of Japan...

Weather officials in Japan say a large and powerful typhoon is expected to approach Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami region of Kagoshima Prefecture through Saturday, and to near the Kyushu region on Sunday....

 2022-09-16 10:56 

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Current situation of Japan-N.Korea relations...

Talks between Japan and North Korea on the issue of the abductions of Japanese nationals are stalled. The situation has not changed since Prime Minister Kishida Fumio assumed office....

 2022-09-16 10:02 

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US think tank: N.Korea ready to test-fire SLBM at any time...

A US research institute says North Korea retains its readiness to conduct a test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile at any time....

 2022-09-16 09:31 

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Emperor, Empress to attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral...

Japan's Cabinet on Friday formally approved the attendance of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako at the state funeral of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II....

 2022-09-16 09:23 

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Panel reviews measures during Japan's deadliest COVID wave...

The Japanese government's coronavirus advisory panel has reviewed measures taken during the country's seventh wave of infection. It pointed out a lack of sufficient communications by the government....

 2022-09-16 09:06 

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Japan ordered to pay damages over death of detained Cameroon man...

A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay damages over the death of a Cameroonian man who complained of ill health while being detained at an immigration center north of Tokyo....

 2022-09-16 08:30 

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N.Korea: Issue of abductions of Japanese nationals 'already resolved'...

A senior official of North Korea's foreign ministry has reiterated that the issue of abductions of Japanese nationals has already been resolved....

 2022-09-16 08:29 

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China consumption, production show moderate recovery...

Key indicators out of China show the economy made a moderate recovery last month. But COVID-related restrictions weighed on activity....

 2022-09-16 07:38 

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JR Kyushu unveils new sightseeing train...

A railway operator on Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu has unveiled a new sightseeing train....

 2022-09-16 07:11 

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Number of people aged 100 and over in Japan tops 90,000 for first time...

The number of people aged 100 and older in Japan has surpassed 90,000 for the first time, hitting a new high for 52 years in a row....

 2022-09-16 05:38 

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Zelenskyy: Mass grave found in Izyum...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says a mass grave has been found in a liberated key stronghold city....

 2022-09-16 05:13 

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Japan govt. ordered to pay damages over death of detained Cameroon man...

A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay damages over the death of a Cameroonian man in 2014 while he was detained at an immigration center in Ibaraki Prefecture....

 2022-09-16 05:12 

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US mortgage rate above 6% first time in 14 years...

Higher borrowing costs in the United States are fueling concern that people may put off home purchases and dampen the economy.The average interest rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage rose above 6 percent for the first time since November 2008....

 2022-09-16 04:10 

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London bridges lit up in purple in memory of Queen Elizabeth...

Nine bridges spanning the River Thames in central London have been illuminated in purple in memory of Queen Elizabeth II....

 2022-09-16 03:39 

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Putin works to shore up alliances...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping have held their first face-to-face meeting since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine. They reaffirmed their ties amid tensions with Western leaders....

 2022-09-16 03:31 

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'Very strong' Typhoon Nanmadol approaches Okinawa, Amami region...

Japanese weather officials say large and very strong Typhoon Nanmadol is expected to track close to Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami region of Kagoshima Prefecture through Saturday. It is likely to approach the Kyushu region on Sunday....

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