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 2022-07-12 01:32 

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Russia shuts down Nord Stream gas pipeline for maintenance...

Russia has shut down the Nord Stream pipeline that supplies its natural gas to Germany for scheduled maintenance....

 2022-07-12 00:51 

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Mayor accepts deployment of US military drones at Kanoya SDF base...

The mayor of Kanoya in southern Japan says he has decided to accept the deployment of US unmanned military aircraft at a Self-Defense Forces' base in his city....

 2022-07-11 23:29 

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US diplomats frame Abe's legacy...

US diplomats who knew former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo have remembered him for his leadership and for fostering relationships. Abe was shot and killed on Friday while giving a campaign speech in Nara, Japan....

 2022-07-11 23:20 

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Russian forces accused of targeting civilians...

Russian commanders in Ukraine have claimed they're only hitting targets of military value. But those under their charge have carried out more attacks on civilians. They hit an apartment block in the Donetsk region late Saturday, killing at least 31 pe...

 2022-07-11 23:14 

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UN: India will likely surpass China's population in 2023...

The United Nations says India will likely surpass China as the most populous country in the world in 2023....

 2022-07-11 21:44 

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UK Conservative Party announces leadership race timetable...

Britain's Conservative Party has announced a timetable for its leadership race after Boris Johnson offered to resign as party leader and prime minister....

 2022-07-11 18:44 

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Abe shooting suspect says he sought chance to approach ex-PM...

Investigative officials say the suspect in the shooting death of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo told them that he had been looking for a chance to approach Abe....

 2022-07-11 18:43 

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Macron offers condolences on Abe's death...

French President Emmanuel Macron has visited the Japanese ambassador's official residence in Paris to offer his condolences on the death of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-07-11 16:54 

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Abe shooting suspect says he made up his mind one year ago...

Investigative sources say that the suspect in the shooting death of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo told them that he made up his mind to kill Abe one year ago....

 2022-07-11 15:38 

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Yellen to visit Japan, discuss sanctions against Russia...

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will meet with Japanese Finance Minister Suzuki Shunichi in Tokyo on Tuesday. Sanctions against Russia will likely be one of the topics at the meeting....

 2022-07-11 15:00 

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Lithuania expands ban on Russian goods bound for Kaliningrad...

Lithuania has tightened its restrictions on railway transport of Russian goods through its territory to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad....

 2022-07-11 12:30 

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Japan weather officials warn of localized downpours through Tuesday...

Weather officials say cold air masses over Japan are expected to bring unstable atmospheric conditions to wide areas of the country through Tuesday, with possible localized thunderstorms....

 2022-07-11 12:13 

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China warns ASEAN members against being used as 'chess pieces'...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has warned ASEAN members not to let themselves be used as...

 2022-07-11 12:11 

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Tokyo reports 6,231 new coronavirus cases, more than double from a week ago...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 6,231 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, more than twice as many as a week ago....

 2022-07-11 12:08 

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Macao placed under lockdown after surge in COVID cases...

The government of Macao has placed the Chinese special administrative region under lockdown following a surge in coronavirus infections....

 2022-07-11 11:44 

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Wake of former Prime Minister Abe held at Tokyo temple...

A wake for former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo was held at a temple in Tokyo Monday evening....

 2022-07-11 11:41 

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Head of expert panel: Japan is undergoing new wave of coronavirus infections...

The head of the Japanese government's coronavirus advisory panel has suggested that Japan has entered a seventh wave of coronavirus infections....

 2022-07-11 11:15 

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Head of religious group with links to Abe's suspected shooter meets reporters...

The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification says the mother of the suspected shooter of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is a member of the group. The religious organization is also known as the Unification Church....

 2022-07-11 10:15 

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Taiwan's vice president visits Japan to mourn ex-PM Abe...

Diplomatic sources say Taiwanese Vice President Lai Ching-te has visited Japan to offer condolences on the death of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-07-11 10:13 

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China's new car sales turn positive in June...

Sales of new cars in China are rebounding from the impact of recent coronavirus restrictions. In June, they were up from a year ago for the first time in four months....

 2022-07-11 10:09 

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German FM offers condolences, expresses hope for deeper ties with Japan...

The foreign ministers of Japan and Germany have agreed on the importance of strengthening a free and open international order based on the rule of law at a time when the international order is facing challenges....

 2022-07-11 09:38 

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China vice FM signs condolences book for Abe at Japan's embassy in Beijing...

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu on Monday visited Japan's Embassy in Beijing and signed a book of condolences for former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, who was shot dead last week....

 2022-07-11 09:02 

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Beijing-Narita flights resumed...

Passengers flights from China's capital to Japan have resumed after a hiatus of two years and three months caused by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2022-07-11 07:33 

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High transport costs to make Beaujolais Nouveau pricier...

Japan's lovers of Beaujolais Nouveau wine will be paying a lot more for the French tipple this year due to rising import costs....

 2022-07-11 07:30 

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Leaders of LDP, Komeito agree to maintain coalition...

Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and the leader of the junior party in Japan's ruling coalition have agreed to maintain their partnership....

 2022-07-11 07:19 

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Kishida set to work on Abe's priority goals, including amending Constitution...

Prime Minister Kishida Fumio says he is resolved to work on amending the Constitution and other priority policy issues pursued by former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, who was shot dead last week....

 2022-07-11 05:36 

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BOJ's Kuroda says economy faces great uncertainty...

The head of Japan's central bank has reiterated it is sticking with its massive monetary easing policy as the economy continues to face great uncertainty....

 2022-07-11 05:09 

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Blinken offers condolences to Kishida on death of former PM Abe...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has visited Japan and offered his condolences on the death of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-07-11 05:06 

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Tsai visits Japan's liaison office to express condolences for Abe...

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has visited Japan's liaison office in Taipei to offer condolences over the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-07-11 04:21 

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US news website: Trump considering attending Abe's funeral...

A US conservative news website says Donald Trump is considering attending former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo's funeral....

 2022-07-11 04:01 

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S.Korean FM visits Japan embassy to offer condolences over Abe's death...

South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin has visited the Japanese Embassy in Seoul to offer condolences over the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-07-11 03:07 

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Russian attack on apartment buildings in Donetsk kills at least 15...

A Russian missile attack on apartment buildings in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk has killed at least 15 people....

 2022-07-11 02:30 

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Fuel fees charged by Japan's air carriers to soar from Aug....

Air travelers in Japan heading overseas can expect to pay more for their tickets in coming months. The country's two major airlines are planning to hike their fuel surcharges, blaming surging costs....

 2022-07-11 02:28 

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Business leaders urge Kishida to take bold action...

Japanese business leaders are welcoming Sunday's Upper House election results. They are urging the administration of Prime Minister Kishida Fumio to act boldly to tackle major challenges....

 2022-07-11 01:53 

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Record 35 women win seats in Japan's Upper House...

A record 35 women won seats in Japan's Upper House election on Sunday. The previous high of 28 was set in 2016 and matched in 2019....

 2022-07-11 01:32 

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Ohtani chosen as hitter, pitcher for MLB All-Star Game for second straight year...

Major League Baseball star Ohtani Shohei of the Los Angeles Angels has been selected for this year's All-Star Game as a hitter and pitcher for the second year in a row....

 2022-07-11 00:55 

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Police: Security failed to follow protocol to protect Abe...

Japan's law enforcement authorities say the police officers guarding former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo failed to follow protocol to protect a VIP from a gun attack....

 2022-07-11 00:40 

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Kishida's LDP scores major victory...

Japan's ruling coalition scored a sweeping victory in Sunday's Upper House election....

 2022-07-10 20:47 

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Wheelchair tennis star Kunieda wins Wimbledon, completes Career Golden Slam...

Japanese wheelchair tennis star Kunieda Shingo has clinched his first Wimbledon title, completing a Career Golden Slam of all four majors and the Paralympics....

 2022-07-10 18:47 

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German foreign minister visits Nagasaki...

Germany's foreign minister has traveled to the atomic-bombed city of Nagasaki, western Japan, stressing her country's commitment to realizing a world without nuclear weapons....

 2022-07-10 18:25 

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Social Democratic Party Leader Fukushima projected to win...

The leader of the Social Democratic Party, Fukushima Mizuho, is projected to retain her seat in the proportional representation segment....

 2022-07-10 18:25 

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New party, Sanseito, projected to win a seat for first time...

In Japan's Upper House election, a new party, Sanseito, is projected to win a seat for the first time. The party faced its first Diet election. It was formed two years ago....

 2022-07-10 16:45 

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S.Korean military: N.Korea fired apparent artillery rounds...

The South Korean military says North Korea is believed to have fired artillery rounds....

 2022-07-10 16:13 

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Japan's ruling coalition set to expand presence in Upper House...

Japan's ruling coalition appears set to expand its pre-election force in the Upper House following Sunday's election....

 2022-07-10 16:05 

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Iha retains seat in Okinawa...

The NHK decision desk says independent incumbent Iha Yoichi has retained his seat in the Okinawa district....

 2022-07-10 15:48 

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Ototake, Araki fail to win seats in Tokyo...

An independent newcomer, Ototake Hirotada, a writer, could not win a seat in the Tokyo electoral district....

 2022-07-10 15:21 

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Kishida vows to push politics forward with responsibility...

Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has pledged to move politics forward with...

 2022-07-10 15:11 

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NHK: Ruling coalition heading for larger Upper House presence...

NHK's decision desk is now projecting that the ruling coalition will win Sunday's election and increase its presence in the Upper House....

 2022-07-10 15:10 

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Reiwa Shinsengumi leader Yamamoto projected to win...

Reiwa Shinsengumi's leader Yamamoto Taro is projected to win a seat in the Tokyo electoral district....

 2022-07-10 15:04 

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LDP's Hoshi Hokuto promises to tackle many challenges in Fukushima...

NHK's decision desk is projecting that the new LDP candidate Hoshi Hokuto will win his first seat in Fukushima....

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