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 2022-09-12 20:14 

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WFP warns food shortages could worsen next year...

A World Food Programme official has warned that food shortages around the world could worsen next year, despite the resumption of Ukraine grain exports last month....

 2022-09-12 20:13 

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Twitter to hold shareholder vote on Elon Musk's merger offer...

Twitter is to hold an online meeting on Tuesday for shareholders to vote on whether to approve Elon Musk's offer to buy the social media giant for 44 billion dollars....

 2022-09-12 20:12 

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IAEA in talks with Ukraine, Russia over Zaporizhzhia plant...

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says talks are underway with Ukraine and Russia over the IAEA's proposal to implement a safety zone around the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant....

 2022-09-12 14:20 

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IAEA chief begins talks with Ukraine, Russia...

The head of the international nuclear watchdog says he has begun initial consultations with Russia and Ukraine about implementing a safety zone around the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant....

 2022-09-12 13:38 

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Mourning continues after death of girl left behind in school bus...

People in central Japan continue to mourn one week after a 3-year-old girl died of heat stroke after being left behind in a locked school bus....

 2022-09-12 13:19 

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Iran to join economic bloc backed by China, Russia...

Iran revealed on Monday that President Ebrahim Raisi will take part in the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization....

 2022-09-12 12:46 

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Preparation underway for the Queen's funeral at Westminster Abbey...

Security has been stepped up around the Westminster Abbey, where the state funeral for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is to be held next Monday. The Queen died last week at 96....

 2022-09-12 12:39 

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US think tank: Most of Kharkiv under Ukranian control...

Ukrainian forces are continuing to make gains in a key eastern region. Officials say the counteroffensive has pushed the Russians out of two cities in Kharkiv. A US think tank says most of the region is now under Ukrainian control....

 2022-09-12 12:30 

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Xi to attend summit in Uzbekistan with possible Putin meeting...

The Chinese foreign ministry announced on Monday that President Xi Jinping will attend a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Uzbekistan this week....

 2022-09-12 12:18 

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Japan's foreign minister aims to improve Japan-China relations...

Japan's Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa has expressed his intention to improve Japan-China relations. He said building constructive and stable bilateral ties is a mission taken over from predecessors as a responsibility to descendants....

 2022-09-12 11:31 

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iPS-derived heart cell transplant conducted in Tokyo...

A team of two universities in Japan has conducted a clinical trial using a special type of stem cell to find new treatments for severe heart diseases....

 2022-09-12 11:30 

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Row over holiday for Philippine dictator's birthday...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. led the commemoration of the 105th birth anniversary of his namesake late father on Sunday....

 2022-09-12 11:28 

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Strong quake rocks Papua New Guinea...

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday morning, killing at least four people and damaging infrastructure....

 2022-09-12 10:49 

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Typhoon Muifa brings rough weather to Sakishima Islands...

Typhoon Muifa is likely to keep the Sakishima Islands in Japan's southern prefecture of Okinawa under its storm zone until Tuesday morning....

 2022-09-12 10:43 

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SoftBank Robotics showcases next-level warehouse...

Logistics firms have been ramping up automation in recent years to cope with surging e-commerce and a shortage of workers. Now, SoftBank Robotics is showcasing a warehouse that takes efficiency to the next level....

 2022-09-12 10:36 

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Kishida Cabinet approval rating falls to lowest since launch...

An NHK opinion poll shows that the approval rating for Prime Minister Kishida Fumio's Cabinet has fallen to 40 percent, the lowest since its launch in October....

 2022-09-12 10:18 

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Ohtani Shohei reaches batting milestones...

Major League Baseball star Ohtani Shohei has reached two batting milestones....

 2022-09-12 10:06 

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Pakistani Army drops supplies to flood victims, rescues stranded...

Pakistan's army is working to get food and shelter to people hit by catastrophic flooding....

 2022-09-12 08:41 

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Tourists back at Narita Airport but many tenants gone...

The number of people flying into Narita Airport is on the rise now that Japan's border controls have eased. But instead of the usual array of shops and restaurants, they are seeing shutters and empty food courts....

 2022-09-12 08:38 

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UN human rights body accuses Russia of torturing POWs...

The head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine has accused Russia of subjecting Ukrainian prisoners of war to torture and other ill-treatment....

 2022-09-12 08:15 

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Japan announces plan to increase recycling...

The Japanese government has unveiled a plan to expand the scale of recycling and reuse in the country. This is part of its goal to achieve a carbon neutral society by 2050....

 2022-09-12 07:52 

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Prosecutors to reopen investigation into alleged sexual abuse in GSDF...

Japanese prosecutors are set to reopen an investigation into a case of alleged sexual abuse in the Ground Self-Defense Force....

 2022-09-12 05:51 

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Japan's govt. to 'steadily proceed' with Futenma relocation work...

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu says the government will steadily continue the work needed to relocate the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station within Okinawa Prefecture....

 2022-09-12 05:14 

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Okinawa gov.: Reelection shows unchanged opposition to US base relocation plan...

Reelected Okinawa Governor Tamaki Denny says the results of Sunday's gubernatorial election demonstrate the will of the people of Okinawa to oppose the relocation of a US base within the prefecture....

 2022-09-12 04:15 

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Ukraine reports large-scale blackouts after Russian attack on power plant...

Large-scale blackouts have hit eastern Ukraine after Russian forces shelled a thermal power plant and water supply facilities in the Kharkiv region....

 2022-09-12 04:02 

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Japan to test CO2 emissions trading...

The Japanese government will begin testing the trade of credits on carbon-dioxide emissions....

 2022-09-12 03:38 

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Vietnamese man fatally stabbed near Tokyo...

A 57-year-old Vietnamese man has been stabbed to death on a street in the city of Kawasaki, near Tokyo. A man carrying a knife was seen running from the scene....

 2022-09-12 03:20 

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Typhoon Muifa slowly approaching southwestern Okinawa islands...

Typhoon Muifa is moving slowly toward the southwestern islands of Okinawa Prefecture, unleashing heavy rains and stormy winds....

 2022-09-12 02:23 

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AI fights money laundering at Japanese regional bank...

A regional bank in Japan is turning to artificial intelligence in its fight against money laundering....

 2022-09-12 02:23 

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Mitsubishi Fuso launches EV lineup with battery options...

Leading Japanese truck maker Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation has launched a line of EV models with three different battery type options. This is the latest development in Japan's increasingly competitive EV truck sector....

 2022-09-12 02:08 

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Modi to attend meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization...

India announced on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization....

 2022-09-12 02:08 

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Biden calls for national unity on 9/11 anniversary...

US President Joe Biden has called for national unity in a speech marking the 21st anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States....

 2022-09-12 01:15 

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Macron, Putin divided over ensuring safety of Ukraine nuclear plant...

The leaders of France and Russia have failed to narrow their differences over ensuring safety of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southeastern Ukraine....

 2022-09-11 23:20 

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Ukraine stepping up counteroffensive to take control of Kharkiv region...

Ukrainian forces are stepping up a counteroffensive to take control of wider areas in the eastern region of Kharkiv, including the key strategic area of Izyum....

 2022-09-11 23:04 

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Okinawa governor Tamaki wins second term...

Okinawa Governor Tamaki Denny has won a second term in Sunday's election....

 2022-09-11 21:31 

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Queen Elizabeth's coffin arrives in Edinburgh...

The hearse carrying the coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has arrived in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh....

 2022-09-11 19:38 

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21 years since 9/11 attacks on US...

People in the United States have honored the lives lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, in which about 3,000 people including 24 Japanese nationals were killed....

 2022-09-11 17:33 

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Typhoon Muifa's storm zone engulfs some islands in Okinawa...

The storm zone of Typhoon Muifa has engulfed some islands in Okinawa Prefecture, southwestern Japan....

 2022-09-11 16:13 

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CHINA MARITIME MILITIA MAY BE ON BOARD SHIPS NEAR SENKAKUS...

Sunday marks 10 years since the Japanese government purchased some of the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture from a private Japanese owner.Chinese government ships have repeatedly entered Japanese territorial waters around the islands....

 2022-09-11 15:35 

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External power supply to Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant partially restored...

Ukraine's state nuclear power company says offsite electricity supply to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant has been partly restored. The firm also says it decided to shut down the plant's only operating reactor....

 2022-09-11 13:48 

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Queen Elizabeth's coffin on its way to Edinburgh...

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-serving monarch, has left Balmoral Castle for Edinburgh....

 2022-09-11 12:27 

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Tamaki projected to win 2nd term as Okinawa governor...

NHK projects that Okinawa Governor Tamaki Denny is certain to win a second term in Sunday's election....

 2022-09-11 11:15 

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Study: Higher ratio of people dying after moderate COVID infections in Japan...

Japan's National Center for Global Health and Medicine says an increasing percentage of people are dying after developing moderate symptoms of COVID-19. It also says many of them had pre-existing conditions that worsened after they became infected....

 2022-09-11 08:46 

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Tokyo reports 7,750 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 7,750 new cases of coronavirus infection on Sunday....

 2022-09-11 07:32 

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Japan to promote commercialization of self-driving technology...

Japan's economy minister says the government will promote discussions with the auto industry to help achieve the early commercialization of self-driving and other state-of-the-art technologies....

 2022-09-11 06:18 

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US documentary wins Golden Lion at Venice film festival...

A documentary by US director Laura Poitras,...

 2022-09-11 05:47 

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Typhoon Muifa moving near Japan's Okinawa islands...

Weather officials in Japan say a powerful typhoon is approaching Okinawa. They warn Typhoon Muifa could bring strong winds and rough seas to some areas....

 2022-09-11 04:43 

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People across UK continue paying respects to Queen Elizabeth...

Many people continue to pay their respects to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, where she died....

 2022-09-11 04:12 

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Russia could be retreating from key city in eastern Ukraine...

In what could be an effective announcement of withdrawal, Russia's defense ministry says its troops will be regrouped from a key strategic area in eastern Ukraine amid fierce counter-offensives by Ukrainian forces. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has pl...

 2022-09-11 03:23 

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Ceremony marks construction of Jakarta subway extension...

Officials of Japan and Indonesia have attended a ceremony to mark the construction of an extension of the subway in Jakarta....

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