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 2022-07-14 03:07 

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Fed beige book: Inflation accelerating slowdown risk...

The US Federal Reserve says high inflation and monetary tightening are raising the risk of an economic slowdown in some parts of the country....

 2022-07-14 03:02 

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Biden: US would use force as 'last resort' to foil Iran's nuclear ambitions...

US President Joe Biden has expressed his intention to use military force as the last resort to prevent Iran from possessing a nuclear weapon....

 2022-07-14 02:53 

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Zelenskyy thanks Turkey, UN for progress in talks to resume grain exports...

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says he is thankful to the UN and Turkey for their efforts to help grain exports resume from Ukraine....

 2022-07-14 02:49 

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Pacific island leaders discussing China's growing regional influence...

The Pacific Islands Forum is wrapping up its annual summit with a closed-door leaders' meeting to discuss regional issues, including how to deal with China's growing influence....

 2022-07-14 02:03 

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US accuses Russia of forcibly deporting up to 1.6 million Ukrainians...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Russia has forcibly deported up to 1.6 million Ukrainians from Russian-controlled areas of the country....

 2022-07-14 01:39 

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Investigators: Abe shooter made gunpowder for attack...

NHK has learned that the suspect in the fatal shooting of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo has admitted to making gunpowder for the attack....

 2022-07-14 01:03 

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N.Korea recognizes independence of Donetsk, Luhansk breakaway regions...

North Korea has decided to recognize two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as independent states. The areas in Donetsk and Luhansk are effectively controlled by pro-Russian separatists....

 2022-07-13 23:53 

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Negotiators push to restart Black Sea grain exports...

Ukrainian forces have seen Russian troops move in and occupy ports along the Black Sea. Now, they are pushing back and hoping to free up millions of tons of grain locked away there....

 2022-07-13 23:51 

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Biden kicks off tour of Middle East...

US President Joe Biden is visiting the Middle East for the first time since taking office. He is hoping to forge new partnerships among allies in the region and to mitigate the impact that Russia's invasion has had on food and fuel supplies....

 2022-07-13 22:01 

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Ukrainian grain exports may be a step closer to being restored...

Officials from Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations discussed on Wednesday resumption of grain exports from ports in southern Ukraine that have been blockaded by Russia....

 2022-07-13 22:00 

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Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa flees country without resigning; unrest seen continuing...

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has fled Sri Lanka in the face of massive anti-government protests....

 2022-07-13 21:04 

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Ex-finance minister Sunak tops first vote in UK leadership contest...

Former British finance minister Rishi Sunak has won the biggest backing from Conservative lawmakers in the first vote to choose who will succeed Boris Johnson as party leader and prime minister....

 2022-07-13 17:57 

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US consumer prices jump to highest level in over 40 years in June...

US consumer prices surged 9.1 percent year-on-year in June, climbing to their highest level in over four decades....

 2022-07-13 15:49 

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Gun made by Abe shooter may be as lethal as real one...

A firearms expert suggests that the homemade gun used in the fatal shooting of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo may have been as lethal as an ordinary shotgun....

 2022-07-13 14:38 

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Expert: TEPCO ruling shows nuclear business has special nature...

A corporate law expert says a court ruling in Japan on Wednesday was the first case in the country in which the responsibility of a nuclear power plant operator was at issue over risks of natural disasters such as tsunami and earthquakes....

 2022-07-13 13:33 

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Death toll from Saturday's Russian missile attack in Donetsk region rises...

The death toll from Russia's missile attack in Ukraine's eastern region of Donetsk on Saturday has risen....

 2022-07-13 13:32 

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Clinic deals with rising infections with significant number already vaccinated...

Increasing numbers of people with a fever have been visiting a Tokyo clinic amid a resurgence of coronavirus infections, and a significant number of them have already been vaccinated or infected before....

 2022-07-13 13:15 

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Tokyo court condemns TEPCO corporate culture before 2011 nuclear accident...

A Tokyo court ruling has strongly condemned the corporate culture of Tokyo Electric Power Company before the 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant....

 2022-07-13 12:36 

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Investigators: Suspect in Abe killing wanted to attack religious group leader...

Investigators in the killing of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe say the suspect had wanted to attack a religious group leader....

 2022-07-13 12:03 

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Four former TEPCO directors ordered to pay $97 bil. in damages to utility...

The Tokyo District Court has ordered four former directors of Tokyo Electric Power Company to pay about 97 billion dollars in damages to the utility....

 2022-07-13 11:59 

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S.Korea daily cases surge to over 40,000...

Coronavirus infections have been increasing massively in South Korea, with daily cases exceeding 40,000. The government is increasingly concerned that the tally could become five times higher....

 2022-07-13 11:35 

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Sri Lankans angry after president flees country...

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has fled Sri Lanka after mass demonstrations amid unprecedented economic and political turmoil....

 2022-07-13 10:58 

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Angels GM says no Ohtani trade...

The general manager of Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Angels has indicated the team will not trade Japanese two-way star Ohtani Shohei....

 2022-07-13 10:58 

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Court rejects damages suit by relatives of Mt. Ontake eruption victims...

A district court in Nagano Prefecture, central Japan, has dismissed a damages lawsuit filed by relatives of victims of the eruption of Mount Ontake eight years ago....

 2022-07-13 10:32 

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China's exports rose sharply in June...

China's latest trade data shows that exports soared in June, indicating a continued recovery from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2022-07-13 10:21 

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Plaintiffs: Social responsibility of ex-TEPCO managers recognized...

Plaintiffs reported to supporters their victory in a lawsuit claiming the Tokyo Electric Power Company incurred massive losses from the 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant....

 2022-07-13 10:01 

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Japanese govt. considers measures amid nationwide coronavirus resurgence...

The Japanese government is considering offering free coronavirus testing and allowing medical workers to receive a fourth dose of vaccines amid a nationwide resurgence of COVID-19. But it says there is no need at present to introduce restrictions on peopl...

 2022-07-13 09:50 

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Japan asks Quad members to help stablize gas supply...

Energy ministers from the so-called Quad nations have met to discuss cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.Their talks were aimed at ensuring stable supplies of natural gas and other fuels, as well as exploring options for clean energy....

 2022-07-13 09:48 

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Heavy rain is forecast in parts of Kanto-Koshin region on Wednesday night...

Weather officials are calling on people to remain vigilant after downpours caused landslides and flooding in parts of Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo....

 2022-07-13 09:04 

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Forces fighting battle over weapons...

Forces on both sides of the months-long Ukraine conflict are taking aim at weapons compounds. Kyiv says it's destroyed a Russian store of ammunitions, killing dozens in the process....

 2022-07-13 08:49 

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Bullet marks found 90 meters from where Abe shooter fired gun...

Japanese police believe the handmade gun used by the suspect in last week's fatal shooting of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo was powerful enough to leave marks on a building about 90 meters away....

 2022-07-13 08:29 

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Japan confirms first case of new Omicron subvariant BA.2.75...

Japan has confirmed its first case of a new Omicron coronavirus subvariant outside of quarantine stations....

 2022-07-13 08:29 

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More world leaders offer condolences on Abe's death...

More world leaders have offered condolences on the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-07-13 07:42 

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BOK raises key policy rate by record 0.5 points...

South Korea's central bank has raised its key interest rate by 0.5 percentage points in its biggest rate hike ever. The aim is to curb rampant inflation, and also stop the rapid depreciation of the currency against the dollar....

 2022-07-13 07:37 

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UNSC votes to extend Syria aid delivery route until Jan. 2023...

The UN Security Council has voted in favor of extending an aid delivery route to civil war-stricken Syria for six months, until next January....

 2022-07-13 07:28 

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S.Korea media: N.Korea fired artillery rocket Monday for second straight day...

South Korean media say North Korea apparently fired an artillery rocket on Monday for the second day in a row....

 2022-07-13 06:51 

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Philippine FM: 2016 ruling 'final' on South China Sea claims...

The foreign minister of the Philippines' new government under President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. says the 2016 international arbitration ruling over claims in the South China Sea is final....

 2022-07-13 06:47 

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Court orders former TEPCO managers to pay damages for Fukushima plant losses...

A Tokyo court has ruled that former managers of Tokyo Electric Power Company must pay damages to the utility, as demanded by its shareholders....

 2022-07-13 06:11 

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Twitter sues Musk for backing out of deal...

US social media giant Twitter has filed suit against Elon Musk after he said he was ending his 44-billion-dollar deal to buy the company. Twitter claims that Musk's attempt to terminate the deal is invalid and is calling on him to buy the company base...

 2022-07-13 05:45 

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Trump supporter testifies over 2021 Capitol riot...

A supporter of former US President Donald Trump has testified that he responded to calls from Trump to march on the US Capitol on January 6 of last year....

 2022-07-13 05:43 

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Summer clam harvesting begins in Aomori lake...

Summer clam harvesting is underway in a lake in Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan....

 2022-07-13 05:07 

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Biden leaves for Middle East tour to seek more oil output...

US President Joe Biden has departed for Saudi Arabia, where he will ask leaders from oil producing countries to increase their output....

 2022-07-13 04:36 

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Sri Lanka's president flees country...

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has fled the country. He was set to relinquish power after protesters stormed his official residence over the weekend....

 2022-07-13 04:22 

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Weather officials urge caution after heavy rains hit parts of Saitama...

Weather officials are calling for continued caution after torrential rains triggered landslides and flooding in some parts of Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo....

 2022-07-13 03:48 

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Sources: Suspect decided to attack in Nara after failed attempt a day earlier...

Sources say the suspect in the fatal shooting of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo told investigators he decided to attack Abe in Nara City, western Japan, after abandoning plans to target him at a different location a day earlier....

 2022-07-13 03:45 

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Quad energy ministers discuss cooperation in Indo-Pacific...

Energy ministers from the so-called Quad nations have met to discuss cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region....

 2022-07-13 03:28 

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NASA releases first images from new space telescope...

US space agency NASA has released the first images of previously unseen distant galaxies taken by the next-generation James Webb Space Telescope....

 2022-07-13 03:25 

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Russia: 7,107 foreign mercenaries have fought for Ukraine...

Russia's defense ministry says 7,107 foreign mercenaries have fought for Ukraine since Moscow launched what it calls a special military operation on February 24....

 2022-07-13 03:19 

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Croatia to adopt euro from Jan. 1...

Croatia is set to start using the euro from next year, expanding the single-currency bloc to 20 countries. It will be the first EU nation to adopt the euro since 2015....

 2022-07-13 03:16 

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Myanmar: Military leader meets top Russian defense ministry officials...

Myanmar's state-run broadcaster reports the country's top military commander met senior Russian defense ministry officials on Monday in Russia....

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