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 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...

 2022-09-23 23:17 

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Moscow shifts to heavy-handed approach in Ukraine...

The war in Ukraine has entered a new phase as Russian leaders gear up for a heavy-handed approach. Russian citizens who had seen the fighting as somewhere far away might be more shocked than the day that the invasion began seven months ago....

 2022-09-23 23:07 

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Thailand to lift most coronavirus restrictions...

Authorities in Thailand will lift most coronavirus restrictions on October 1, including a state of emergency imposed since March 2020....

 2022-09-23 22:47 

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Toyota to end vehicle production in Russia...

Toyota Motor has become the first Japanese automaker to end production in Russia since the start of the crisis in Ukraine. Officials made the announcement on Friday....

 2022-09-23 20:22 

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Analysis on Tropical Storm Talas...

NHK World's meteorologist Sayaka Mori has the latest details on Tropical Storm Talas. Please click to watch....

 2022-09-23 18:27 

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Downpours hit Shizuoka Pref. as tropical storm approaches...

Shizuoka Prefecture in central Japan is being hit by torrential rain due to an approaching tropical storm. Weather officials are urging residents to be on maximum alert for possible disasters....

 2022-09-23 16:45 

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Hong Kong scraps mandatory quarantine for overseas arrivals...

The Hong Kong government is ending mandatory COVID-19 quarantine for overseas arrivals starting Monday....

 2022-09-23 15:29 

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Ex-Chinese public security official gets suspended death sentence...

A Chinese court has sentenced a former vice minister of public security to death, with a two-year reprieve. The charges against Sun Lijun include bribery....

 2022-09-23 13:55 

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Russia launches referendums in Ukraine regions...

Russia has launched what it calls referendums on joining its country in four Ukrainian regions it occupies....

 2022-09-23 13:52 

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S. Korean president criticized for alleged foul language...

South Korea's President Yoon Suk-yeol has been facing criticism in his country for allegedly using foul language captured on video in New York....

 2022-09-23 12:45 

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Analysis on Tropical Storm Talas...

NHK World's meteorologist Sayaka Mori has the latest details on Tropical Storm Talas. Please click to watch....

 2022-09-23 12:27 

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Biden, Marcos discuss military alliance, South China Sea...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has held his first face-to-face talks with US President Joe Biden since taking office in June....

 2022-09-23 11:01 

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S.Korea to no longer require face masks outdoors...

The South Korean government has decided to lift a COVID-19-related requirement to wear face masks outdoors. The rule will change from Monday....

 2022-09-23 09:52 

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5 countries including Japan, US pledge cooperation with Pacific island nations...

A group of five nations including Japan and the United States have agreed to continue to work together with Pacific island countries on shared principles, including regionalism and transparency....

 2022-09-23 08:40 

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Tokyo reports 7,559 new cases of coronavirus on Friday...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 7,559 new cases of coronavirus infections on Friday, down more than 1,000 from a week ago....

 2022-09-23 08:26 

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US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan arrives in S.Korea for joint drills...

A US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier has arrived in South Korea for joint military drills between the two countries....

 2022-09-23 04:52 

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Zelenskyy: Referendums will 'bury' Russia's prospect for negotiations...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Russia will bury its prospect for negotiations with its own hands if it holds referendums in Russian-controlled regions of eastern and southern Ukraine....

 2022-09-23 03:46 

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Zelenskyy condemns 'sham' votes in Russian-controlled regions of Ukraine...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has strongly condemned Russia for moving ahead with plans to hold referendums in parts of Ukraine that it controls....

 2022-09-23 02:24 

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Tropical storm forms, approaches Japan along Pacific coast...

Japanese weather officials say a tropical storm has formed over the sea to the south of Japan....

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