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 2022-07-19 09:02 

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Police find document hinting at Abe attack on PC seized from suspect's home...

Police say they have found a document hinting at the attack on Abe Shinzo on a computer seized from the home of the man suspected of fatally shooting the former Japanese prime minister....

 2022-07-19 08:44 

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Japan's finance minister calls for early global tax implementation...

Japan's finance minister has called for the early implementation of new international taxation rules, including a levy on global companies....

 2022-07-19 08:38 

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Figure skater Hanyu to retire from competition...

Japanese figure skater Hanyu Yuzuru says he will retire from competition and turn professional....

 2022-07-19 08:21 

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Figure skating star Hanyu Yuzuru to retire from competition...

Japanese figure skating star Hanyu Yuzuru has announced he will retire from competition and become a professional skater. He won back-to-back gold medals at the Sochi and PyeongChang Olympics....

 2022-07-19 08:17 

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Ukraine's first lady appeals for US support in Washington...

Ukraine's first lady, Olena Zelenska, has appealed for US aid for her country on her visit to Washington....

 2022-07-19 07:41 

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Ohtani hopes to play for Japan in next year's World Baseball Classic...

Japanese two-way star Ohtani Shohei of the Los Angeles Angels has expressed hope of playing on Team Japan in next year's World Baseball Classic....

 2022-07-19 06:42 

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S.Korea: Seoul-Tokyo flights to rise to 28 round trips a week...

South Korea's transport ministry says flights between Seoul's Gimpo and Tokyo's Haneda airports will be increased to up to 28 round trips a week....

 2022-07-19 05:58 

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Downpours hit western to central Japan...

Japanese weather officials say heavy downpours have hit from the Kyushu region in southwestern Japan through the Tokai region in central Japan. They warn of more heavy rain there and through northeastern Japan....

 2022-07-19 05:17 

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Hayashi: Japan to wait and see if S.Korea can solve wartime labor issue...

Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa says Japan will watch closely to see if South Korea can produce an acceptable solution to settle the issue of lawsuits filed against Japanese companies over wartime labor....

 2022-07-19 04:30 

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UK airshow highlights carbon-free technology...

One of the world's largest airshows has kicked off in Britain. Aircraft makers are using the event to showcase their next-generation environmentally-friendly technologies....

 2022-07-19 04:08 

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Temporary altar for Abe near Nara shooting site removed...

Officials in Nara City have removed a temporary altar to former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo for safety reasons. It was located near where he was fatally shot earlier this month....

 2022-07-19 03:50 

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Putin, Erdogan to discuss grain exports from Ukraine...

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday during his trip to Iran to discuss the resumption of grain exports from Ukraine....

 2022-07-19 03:40 

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Next year's Tokyo Marathon to be held on pre-pandemic scale...

The organizer of the Tokyo Marathon says the event is returning to its pre-pandemic scale next year....

 2022-07-19 03:38 

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Wearable devices help prevent workplace heatstroke...

As temperatures rise in many parts of the world, Japanese firms are at the cutting edge of wearable devices that can help prevent heatstroke in the workplace. Many are aimed at keeping workers safe on construction sites and elsewhere....

 2022-07-19 02:29 

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Toyota unveils new Crown lineup with first crossover...

Toyota Motor has unveiled the latest generation of its flagship Crown luxury car. The four-model lineup includes SUV-type vehicles for the first time in response to falling demand for sedans....

 2022-07-19 01:44 

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MLB Ohtani bats 1st in All-Star Game...

In Major League Baseball, Ohtani Shohei of the Los Angeles Angels will not be a two-way player in this year's All-Star Game as he will be the leadoff hitter for the American League....

 2022-07-19 01:31 

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Extreme heatwave wreaks havoc across Europe...

Scorching heat continues to engulf Europe, creating wildfires and disrupting transportation systems....

 2022-07-19 01:16 

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Rishi Sunak keeps lead in UK Conservative leadership race...

In the leadership race of Britain's ruling Conservative Party, former finance minister Rishi Sunak has won the most support in the third round of the vote....

 2022-07-19 01:03 

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Bank of Japan set to discuss raising inflation outlook...

Policymakers at the Bank of Japan are expected to discuss raising their annual inflation outlook to the two-percent range later this week....

 2022-07-18 23:33 

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Europeans turn elsewhere for energy...

European leaders have criticized their Russian counterparts for...

 2022-07-18 23:32 

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Russian forces set for next stage of offensive...

Russian forces regrouped during what military analysts have described as an...

 2022-07-18 21:19 

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Weather officials warn of more heavy rain in western Japan...

Japanese weather officials are warning of more heavy downpours in the country's west. They are calling on people in some areas to ensure their safety by moving to safer places....

 2022-07-18 20:20 

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Russia envoy: Ukraine breakaway regions may accept N.Korean workers...

Russia's envoy to North Korea has hinted that two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine may accept North Korean workers to help rebuild infrastructure....

 2022-07-18 17:58 

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Highest disaster alert for parts of Sanyo-Onoda City in Yamaguchi Pref....

Heavy rain has prompted Japanese officials to issue the highest level of alert in a part of the city of Sanyo-Onoda in the western prefecture of Yamaguchi....

 2022-07-18 16:57 

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Japanese lawmakers planning to visit Taiwan next week...

A group of Japanese lawmakers is planning to visit Taiwan next week to discuss security issues....

 2022-07-18 16:56 

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Japan marks 1,000 days to EXPO 2025 Osaka, Kansai...

Events have been held in Japan to mark 1,000 days until the opening of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai....

 2022-07-18 15:58 

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Weather officials warn of heavy rainfall in Yamaguchi...

Japan Meteorological Agency officials are warning of heavy downpours in the western prefecture of Yamaguchi....

 2022-07-18 12:42 

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Japan, S.Korea agree to seek early resolution of wartime labor issue...

The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea have agreed to work for an early resolution of the issue of wartime labor....

 2022-07-18 10:52 

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Russia's defense chief orders attacks on missiles, artillery weapons...

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has ordered troops to prioritize attacking Ukraine's long-range missile and artillery weapons....

 2022-07-18 10:51 

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Japan, S.Korea hold foreign ministerial talks in Tokyo...

The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea held a meeting in Tokyo on Monday. They are believed to have discussed ongoing bilateral issues....

 2022-07-18 10:08 

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More rain expected in western Japan...

Japan's weather officials say a low-pressure system and a rain front stretching over the East China Sea are bringing heavy rain to western Japan....

 2022-07-18 08:58 

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Tokyo reports 12,696 coronavirus cases on Monday...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 12,696 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday....

 2022-07-18 07:44 

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Flooding in southwestern China kills at least 6...

Flooding in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan has left at least six people dead and 12 missing....

 2022-07-18 07:30 

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Russian authorities briefly detain antiwar journalist...

The Russian TV journalist who protested her country's invasion of Ukraine on live state television in March has been briefly detained by Russian authorities....

 2022-07-18 05:22 

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Zelenskyy fires prosecutor general, state security chief...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has fired the country's prosecutor general and the head of the state security service....

 2022-07-18 03:51 

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KyoAni arson attack victims remembered...

A memorial service was held on Monday for people killed in an arson attack at a western Japan animation studio three years ago....

 2022-07-18 02:22 

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Heatwave wreaking wildfire havoc across Europe...

Scorching heat is wreaking havoc across Europe, sparking wildfires in many parts of the continent....

 2022-07-18 02:22 

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Russia: Missiles hit Ukrainian military facilities...

Russia has warned against Western military support for Ukraine. It claims to have destroyed Ukrainian military targets including a rocket launcher system that was provided by the Unites States....

 2022-07-18 01:43 

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Abe shooting suspect apparently tweeted resentment against 'Unification church'...

Grudges against a religious group were expressed in social media posts believed to have been written by the man accused of murdering former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-07-17 22:04 

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More rain expected from western to northern Japan...

Japan's weather officials say unstable conditions will likely bring heavy rain to western Japan from Monday through Wednesday....

 2022-07-17 19:15 

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Cargo plane carrying munitions crashes in Greece, killing eight crew members...

A cargo plane operated by a Ukrainian airline crashed in northern Greece on Saturday, killing all eight crew members. The aircraft was carrying munitions....

 2022-07-17 19:14 

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Suspect allegedly posted letter hinting about attack...

The suspect accused of fatally shooting former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo had reportedly posted a letter before the attack, implying that it was planned in advance....

 2022-07-17 17:39 

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First floats parade in three years at Gion Festival in Kyoto...

Ornately decorated floats paraded through Japan's ancient capital Kyoto on Sunday at the climax of the annual Gion Festival. The parade was held for the first time in three years after the coronavirus pandemic forced cancellations....

 2022-07-17 17:36 

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South Korea's foreign minister to visit Japan...

South Korea's Foreign Minister Park Jin on Monday starts his first visit to Japan since taking office. He is scheduled to meet Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa and other officials....

 2022-07-17 13:52 

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Russia Defence Minister Shoigu orders boosting of military operations in Ukraine...

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has ordered the military to step up operations in Ukraine. Analysts say Russia may resume a full-scale ground offensive in a bid to take full control of the eastern region of Donetsk....

 2022-07-17 10:39 

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Weather officials warn of possible landslides in northern Japan...

Weather officials in Japan are warning of possible rain-related disasters mainly in the northern part of the country, as a front and moist air have been bringing downpours there....

 2022-07-17 08:46 

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Tokyo reports 17,790 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says it confirmed 17,790 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday....

 2022-07-17 08:35 

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Mexico captures drug kingpin wanted for 1985 killing...

Mexican authorities say they have captured a drug lord wanted by the FBI for allegedly kidnapping and murdering a US Drug Enforcement Administration agent in 1985....

 2022-07-17 06:28 

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Sani Brown ends in 7th place in World Athletics Championships 100-meter final...

Japanese sprinter Abdul Hakim Sani Brown clocked 10.06 seconds in the men's 100-meter final to come in 7th at the World Athletics Championships in the US state of Oregon....

 2022-07-17 05:19 

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National Public Safety Commission chair inspects site of Abe shooting...

Japan's National Public Safety Commission chairperson has inspected the site where former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo was shot dead....

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