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 2022-09-05 12:00 

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Moscow condemns explosion at Russian Embassy in Kabul as terror attack...

Russia says two employees of its embassy in the Afghan capital of Kabul died in an apparent suicide attack on Monday. Eleven others were injured....

 2022-09-05 11:48 

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Liz Truss elected head of Britain's conservative party...

Liz Truss has been elected as the next leader of Britain's Conservative Party. She will become prime minister on Tuesday, succeeding Boris Johnson....

 2022-09-05 11:16 

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Japan's budget requests for FY2023 near record...

The Finance Ministry says budget requests from Japan's ministries and agencies will top 110 trillion yen, or about 780 billion dollars, for the second year in a row....

 2022-09-05 10:35 

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Ukraine seeks continued military, financial support from Germany...

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has sought continued military and financial support from Germany in a meeting with its leader....

 2022-09-05 10:31 

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Typhoon Hinnamnor to bring violent wind, heavy rain to northern Kyushu...

Large and powerful Typhoon Hinnamnor is expected to bring fierce winds and torrential rain to some parts of western Japan....

 2022-09-05 10:07 

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Prosecutors raid ad firm offices over Tokyo Olympics bribery case...

Tokyo prosecutors on Monday raided the headquarters of an Osaka-based advertising agency in connection with a Tokyo Olympics bribery case....

 2022-09-05 09:45 

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Explosion at Russian Embassy in Kabul kills 2, injures 11...

The Taliban's interior ministry in Afghanistan says an apparent suicide attack on Monday in front of the Russian Embassy in the capital Kabul killed two people and injured 11 others....

 2022-09-05 09:41 

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S.Korea braces for Typhoon Hinnamnor...

South Korea's president has called on authorities to do their utmost as the country braces for a powerful typhoon expected to make landfall early Tuesday....

 2022-09-05 08:46 

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Britain's ruling party to announce winner of leadership race...

Britain's ruling Conservative Party will soon announce who will succeed Boris Johnson as the country's prime minister....

 2022-09-05 08:25 

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Moscow-sponsored international economic forum begins...

Russia's president is taking part in an international economic forum in the country's Far East.Vladimir Putin says the event will focus on moving away from what he calls an...

 2022-09-05 08:05 

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Lockdowns in China generate fears of an economic slowdown...

Lockdowns in major Chinese cities are raising concerns about a slowdown of the world's second-largest economy....

 2022-09-05 07:37 

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Osaka-based ad firm raided over Tokyo Olympics bribery case...

Tokyo prosecutors have raided the headquarters of an Osaka-based advertising agency in connection with a Tokyo Olympics bribery case....

 2022-09-05 07:08 

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City hopes melons will bring sweet success...

A city near Tokyo has developed its own type of melon that it hopes will bring name recognition to the community. Local shops in Koshigaya are now offering a variety of sweet treats based on the fruit....

 2022-09-05 06:07 

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Sanyo Shinkansen to be suspended between Hiroshima, Hakata on Tues....

Services on the Sanyo Shinkansen bullet train line in western Japan will be suspended between Hiroshima and Hakata stations from the first trains on Tuesday due to the approach of Typhoon Hinnamnor....

 2022-09-05 05:57 

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Western Japan may have fierce winds, heavy rain as typhoon approaches...

Large and strong Typhoon Hinnamnor may bring fierce winds and torrential rain to some areas of western Japan....

 2022-09-05 05:37 

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Court rejects request for budget injunction for Abe's state funeral...

The district court in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, has dismissed a civic group's request for an injunction against the use of the national budget for a state funeral for former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-09-05 04:34 

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Foreigners participate in a Tokyo disaster drill conducted in simple Japanese...

A disaster drill utilizing simple Japanese was held in Tokyo's Nakano Ward on Sunday to help foreign residents respond to disasters....

 2022-09-05 04:25 

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Department stores to offer larger 'osechi' sets...

The New Year's period is four months away. But Japan's department stores will soon take orders for seasonal foods called...

 2022-09-05 04:11 

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One dead, three injured in school bus collision near Tokyo...

A high school bus and a mini-vehicle collided in Ibaraki Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo, on Monday morning, leaving one dead and injuring three....

 2022-09-05 03:22 

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Govt. to expand scope of publishing rule violators after Shiretoko boat accident...

The fatal tour boat accident off Shiretoko in Hokkaido in April has led Japan's transport ministry to expand the scope of names of operators that it releases in response to rule violations....

 2022-09-05 02:58 

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UK: Russian forces in Ukraine suffering from declining morale...

Ukrainian forces are stepping up their offensive in the country's south to retake territory captured by Russia. Russian troops, meanwhile, are reportedly experiencing declining morale and discipline as the conflict drags on....

 2022-09-05 02:51 

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Four injured in school bus collision near Tokyo...

A high school bus and a mini-vehicle have collided in Ibaraki Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo. Four people were rushed to hospital....

 2022-09-05 02:48 

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Zelenskyy: Ukraine forces recapture settlements in south, east...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says his forces have retaken two settlements in the country's south and one in the east....

 2022-09-05 02:20 

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Japanese banks offer advice on disaster-risk mitigation...

Major Japanese banks are helping corporate clients prepare for the threat of natural disasters. That's as global warming accelerates the frequency of climate-related events....

 2022-09-05 02:05 

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Canadian police hunt two suspects following fatal stabbings...

Canadian police are searching for two men following a stabbing rampage in the central province of Saskatchewan that killed at least 10 people and wounded 15 others....

 2022-09-05 02:04 

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Germany unveils $64 bil. package to fend off soaring inflation...

Germany has announced a major support package to help residents cope with rising prices of energy and other goods....

 2022-09-04 23:33 

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Stabbings in Canada leave at least 10 dead...

The Canadian police say a series of stabbing attacks in the central province of Saskatchewan have left at least 10 people dead and 15 more wounded....

 2022-09-04 23:07 

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Typhoon Hinnamnor approaching northern Kyushu...

Large and very strong Typhoon Hinnamnor is expected to bring fierce winds and rough seas mainly to the north of the Kyushu region in western Japan....

 2022-09-04 21:14 

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Local governments in Tokyo seek more CV-22 Osprey safety assurance...

Municipalities near an air base in Tokyo on Sunday asked for more evidence that flights of CV-22 Osprey aircraft are safe....

 2022-09-04 21:14 

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One of China's top leaders to attend Eastern Economic Forum in Russia...

China's state-run news agency says the country's third-ranking Communist Party member will attend a Moscow-sponsored economic forum in Russia's Far East....

 2022-09-04 18:36 

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One year since Taliban regained power in Afghanistan...

The Taliban reclaimed control of Afghanistan one year ago. The country is facing many challenges, including terrorist attacks and serious food shortages....

 2022-09-04 18:36 

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Moscow-sponsored international economic forum to open in Vladivostok...

A Moscow-sponsored international economic forum is set to open in Russia's Far East on Monday amid tough Western sanctions against the country over the invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-09-04 16:06 

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Russian, Chinese naval vessels fire machine guns in Sea of Japan...

Japan's Defense Ministry says six vessels from the Russian and Chinese navies fired machine guns in the Sea of Japan. It suspects the act to be part of major Russian military drills....

 2022-09-04 14:59 

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Japan PM: Govt. plans to compile measures against surging prices on Friday...

Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio says his government plans to compile additional measures against surging prices on Friday....

 2022-09-04 14:45 

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Autumn festivals return after 3 years in Japan...

Some traditional autumn events that were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic are drawing crowds again for the first time in three years....

 2022-09-04 14:12 

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Ukrainian children under stress as school year begins...

The new school year in Ukraine is underway. In-person classes have resumed in some places, but children are facing numerous changes and challenges....

 2022-09-04 12:04 

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Ohtani pitches 400th strikeout, matching another of Babe Ruth's records...

The Los Angeles Angels' two-way star Ohtani Shohei has again matched a feat of legendary Major League baseball player Babe Ruth, by getting 400 strikeouts as a pitcher....

 2022-09-04 10:16 

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Ukrainian forces step up counter-offensive in Kherson region...

Ukrainian forces are stepping up their counter-offensive in southern regions, including Kherson, which Russia claims is under its control....

 2022-09-04 10:01 

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Typhoon Hinnamnor to approach Kyushu...

Japan's Meteorological Agency says large and powerful Typhoon Hinnamnor is heading north off Kume Island in Okinawa Prefecture. The prefecture is believed to be out of the storm zone....

 2022-09-04 08:35 

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Tokyo confirms 9,635 coronavirus infections on Sunday...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government said it confirmed 9,635 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday....

 2022-09-04 07:42 

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Trump blasts FBI raid, Biden administration at Pennsylvania campaign rally...

Former US President Donald Trump has slammed the Federal Bureau of Investigation's search of his Florida residence as well as his successor's administration at a campaign rally in the eastern state of Pennsylvania....

 2022-09-04 04:48 

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IAEA: Zaporizhzhia plant's No.5 reactor shut down again...

The UN nuclear watchdog says one of the reactors at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine has been shut down again....

 2022-09-04 04:14 

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Typhoon Hinnamnor heads north with raging winds and heavy rain...

Typhoon Hinnamnor continues to move northward, bringing fierce winds to the Sakishima Islands and Kumejima Island in Okinawa Prefecture....

 2022-09-04 02:51 

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NASA to review 2nd postponement of moon rocket launch...

US space agency NASA says it will look into underlying problems after it was forced to once again postpone the launch of a next-generation rocket carrying an unmanned spacecraft into the moon's orbit....

 2022-09-04 01:16 

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Japan, UK to arrange jointly to develop fighter jet's huselage...

Japan's Defense Ministry is making arrangements to work with Britain in developing a common fuselage for a new fighter jet....

 2022-09-03 22:51 

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Typhoon Hinnamnor heads north, rough weather continues...

Unstable atmospheric conditions continue in various areas, mainly in western and eastern Japan, with heavy rain clouds developing as Typhoon Hinnamnor heads north....

 2022-09-03 20:50 

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UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech's updated COVID-19 booster vaccine...

Britain has authorized the use of an updated coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech that targets the Omicron variant....

 2022-09-03 20:29 

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Erdogan tells Putin Turkey can facilitate Ukraine nuclear plant standoff...

The Turkish presidential office says Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by phone and said his country is willing to mediate the standoff at the Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant....

 2022-09-03 17:02 

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NASA postpones moon rocket launch for second time this week...

The US space agency NASA has postponed for the second time in a week the launch of a rocket carrying an unmanned spacecraft into orbit around the moon....

 2022-09-03 16:31 

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Putin skips Gorbachev's funeral...

A funeral for Mikhail Gorbachev was held in Moscow on Saturday. Gorbachev was the last leader of the Soviet Union....

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