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 2022-09-26 06:17 

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Global delegates target output of 90 mil. tons of hydrogen by 2030...

Representatives from countries around the world have set a goal of expanding annual global production of hydrogen to 90 million tons by 2030....

 2022-09-26 05:52 

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N.Korea-China freight trains resume after 5-month suspension...

A freight train connecting North Korea and China has resumed after a five-month suspension. Pyongyang is rushing to rebuild the country's economy....

 2022-09-26 05:10 

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Right-wing alliance critical of EU set to win Italy elections...

A right-wing alliance is projected to win a majority in Italy's parliament following Sunday's elections. Analysts say a victory by a bloc critical of the EU could affect EU unity on the Ukrainian situation and other issues....

 2022-09-26 04:21 

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Thousands of cat figurines beckon visitors to Ise, Japan...

A city in central Japan is counting on a well-known figure of a friendly cat to attract visitors....

 2022-09-26 03:12 

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Kishida to meet foreign dignitaries visiting Japan for Abe's state funeral...

Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio is holding a series of separate talks with foreign dignitaries visiting Japan for Tuesday's state funeral of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-09-26 03:05 

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Fireworks, drones show held at 2025 Expo site in Osaka...

Hundreds of drones and tens of thousands of fireworks illuminated the night sky on Sunday at the 2025 World Expo site in Osaka, western Japan....

 2022-09-26 03:02 

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France's TotalEnergies to invest $1.5 bil. in Qatari LNG...

French energy giant TotalEnergies is boosting its investments in Qatar, seeking more natural gas as Europe tries to reduce its dependence on Russian resources....

 2022-09-26 02:17 

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Food makers cut prices, portions for inflation-hit households...

Food makers in Japan are responding to rising consumer inflation by offering new, low-priced products....

 2022-09-26 01:54 

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Protests against mobilization continue across Russia...

Russian protests continued across the country against a partial mobilization of reservists announced by President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday....

 2022-09-26 01:09 

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US official: 'Catastrophic' consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons...

A senior US security official has warned of catastrophic consequences should Russia use nuclear weapons in its military operations in Ukraine....

 2022-09-25 22:55 

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Pakistan begins restoration of Mohenjo Daro ruins damaged by heavy rain...

In flood-stricken Pakistan, restoration work is now underway at the ancient ruins of Mohenjo Daro, which were damaged by record rain....

 2022-09-25 22:23 

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Italy begins vote counting for elections; Right-wing alliance could win majority...

Italian state broadcaster RAI reports that their exit poll shows a right-wing alliance won between 41% and 45% of the vote in the country's national election. That's enough to guarantee control of both houses of parliament....

 2022-09-25 18:06 

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Japan expands simplified coronavirus infection reporting system nationwide...

Japan on Monday expands a simplified system for reporting coronavirus cases to cover medical institutions across the country in order to reduce their burden....

 2022-09-25 18:02 

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Iran oil minister: Tehran to boost energy ties with friendly nations...

Iran's oil minister has indicated that Tehran will boost energy relations with friendly nations, such as China and Russia, amid economic sanctions against the Middle Eastern country....

 2022-09-25 18:01 

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US-S.Korea to stage joint military drills with nuclear-powered US carrier...

The United States and South Korea are set to begin joint military exercises in the Sea of Japan on Monday, with the participation of a nuclear-powered US aircraft carrier....

 2022-09-25 12:51 

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Tight security in Tokyo as foreign dignitaries arrive for Abe's state funeral...

Tokyo police have tightened security as many foreign dignitaries are arriving in Japan to attend the state funeral of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo on Tuesday....

 2022-09-25 12:17 

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Japan-S.Korea cultural exchange festival held in Seoul...

A Japan-South Korea cultural exchange festival has taken place in Seoul, welcoming people back for the first time in three years....

 2022-09-25 11:34 

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Rightwing alliance could secure majority in Italian elections...

Voters in Italy are casting ballots in parliamentary elections that could result in a rightwing alliance gaining a majority....

 2022-09-25 11:27 

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Tokyo reports 5,621 new coronavirus cases on Sunday...

Tokyo Metropolitan Government officials say they confirmed 5,621 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday. That's down 2,456 from a week ago....

 2022-09-25 10:10 

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List compiled of Japanese Americans incarcerated in US during WW2...

Researchers have compiled a list of more than 125,000 people of Japanese ancestry who were incarcerated in the United States as hostile aliens during World War Two....

 2022-09-25 09:52 

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Rank-and-filer Tamawashi wins autumn sumo tournament...

Mongolian-born Tamawashi has won the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament....

 2022-09-25 08:40 

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Protests against mobilization continue in Russia...

A Russian human rights group says more than 2,000 protesters against the mobilization of reservists into the military have been detained since Wednesday....

 2022-09-25 06:27 

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Expert explains why the new Beatles footage is a big deal...

New footage of the Beatles contains never-before-seen images from the final performance of their 1966 visit to Japan....

 2022-09-25 06:01 

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N.Korea launches short-range ballistic missile...

South Korea's military says Sunday's missile launch by North Korea could have been provoked by joint drills it plans to hold with the US....

 2022-09-25 05:17 

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New footage of Beatles' 1966 visit to Japan made public...

New footage of the Beatles has been made public in Japan. The footage captured scenes of intense police security when the Fab Four visited Japan to perform in more than 55 years ago. Some contained never-before-seen footage....

 2022-09-25 05:03 

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Trudeau to skip Abe's state funeral...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that he will not be attending the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo. Trudeau said he will instead stay in Canada to respond to the devastation caused by powerful storm Fiona....

 2022-09-25 04:16 

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41 dead as protests continue in Iran...

Unrest continues in Iran a week after protests spread across the country following the death of a young woman who was arrested over how she wore her headscarf, or hijab. State-run television says 41 people have died in clashes between demonstrators and se...

 2022-09-25 02:38 

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India is for peace, foreign minister underscores...

India's External Affair's Minister has told the UN General Assembly that when it comes to the conflict in Ukraine, India is on the side of peace....

 2022-09-25 02:33 

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S.Korea: North launched ballistic missile...

South Korean military officials announced that North Korea launched a short range ballistic missile on Sunday morning....

 2022-09-25 01:59 

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Russia introduces harsh punishments for deserters and draft evaders...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed amendments which impose tougher penalties for desertion and draft evasion....

 2022-09-25 00:10 

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S.Korea: North may have lauched ballistic missile...

South Korean military officials announced that North Korea launched a short range ballistic missile on Sunday. The officials say they are working quickly with the US military to gather information....

 2022-09-24 22:52 

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Japan: N.Korea may have launched ballistic missile...

Japanese Defense Ministry officials say North Korea may have launched a ballistic missile on Sunday....

 2022-09-24 21:30 

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Wang Yi: Attempt to get in way of China's reunifying with Taiwan will be crushed...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says any attempts to get in the way of China's determination to reunify with Taiwan...

 2022-09-24 20:32 

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Russians protest against mobilization program...

Civic protests have been staged across Russia in response to the country's partial mobilization program. This comes as some reservists have already begun to receive their call-up papers....

 2022-09-24 17:35 

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89 people confirmed dead as boat carrying migrants sinks off Syria...

89 people have been confirmed dead after a boat carrying migrants from Lebanon capsized off Syria....

 2022-09-24 17:34 

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US think tank: Extension work underway at satellite launch station in N.Korea...

A US think tank says significant expansion work is still being carried out inside a satellite launching station that is located in the northwestern part of North Korea. Pyongyang apparently wants to be able to fire larger and more capable rockets from tha...

 2022-09-24 15:28 

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S.Korea's Defense Minister boards US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier at Busan...

South Korea's Defense Minister has boarded a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier docked in the southeastern city of Busan....

 2022-09-24 12:43 

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Russia shows signs of desperation 7 months into invasion...

Seven months into Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Moscow appears to be taking a more desperate and heavy-handed approach, including a partial mobilization of reservists....

 2022-09-24 12:28 

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Roger Federer pairs with Rafael Nadal in his last match of career...

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer played his last match, a doubles, alongside his long-time on-court rival in London on Friday. Federer announced his retirement on social media on September 15 due to a knee injury....

 2022-09-24 10:50 

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S.Korea on alert for signs of North's SLBM launch...

South Korea's military is on alert with US forces for signs of North Korea preparing to fire a submarine-launched ballistic missile, or SLBM....

 2022-09-24 10:30 

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Tokyo reports 4,855 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 4,855 new cases of coronavirus infection on Saturday, down 3,163 from a week ago....

 2022-09-24 09:45 

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Event ahead of 50th anniversary of Japan, China normalizing ties...

An event to introduce Japanese products and culture is underway in Beijing ahead of the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic ties between Japan and China....

 2022-09-24 08:40 

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Ohtani Shohei marks 14th win, 200th strikeout...

In Major League Baseball, Japanese two-way star Ohtani Shohei of the Los Angeles Angels earned his 14th win and 200th strikeout. The Angels defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Friday in the Twin Cities....

 2022-09-24 08:08 

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Survey: 97% of Hong Kong journalists think press freedom has declined...

A survey shows 97 percent of journalists in Hong Kong believe press freedom has regressed in the Chinese territory since the introduction of a national security law in 2020....

 2022-09-24 05:59 

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Ukraine, G7 slam Russia's planned referendums...

Ukraine and the Group of Seven nations have strongly condemned Russia for holding referendums in regions of eastern and southern Ukraine it controls....

 2022-09-24 03:59 

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Police in Tokyo beef up security for Abe's state funeral...

Police in Tokyo are increasing security across the capital before the arrival of foreign dignitaries for the state funeral of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo....

 2022-09-24 03:02 

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Symposium discusses nuclear disarmament...

Atomic bomb survivors, Japanese foreign ministry officials and experts have discussed how to pursue nuclear disarmament....

 2022-09-24 00:20 

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Chinese, Ukrainian FMs meet on sidelines of UN General Assembly...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York....

 2022-09-24 00:17 

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Quad ministers agree on UN reform, unity...

Foreign ministers from Japan, the United States, Australia and India have reaffirmed their opposition to any unilateral attempt to change the status quo by force....

 2022-09-23 23:17 

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Top diplomats from US, China discuss Taiwan...

US and Chinese leaders have been clashing, for months, over the situation in Taiwan. They have seen tensions rise after lawmakers from Washington met with counterparts in Taipei. Now, top diplomats from both sides have sat down to...

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