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examiner.com
International media sources offer look at alarming HPV vaccine concernsapparently been so severe that they were considered 'life-threatening' and requ
International media sources offer look at alarming HPV vaccine concerns
examiner.com / Posted 12 hours ago
apparently been so severe that they were considered 'life-threatening' and required immediate medical treatment. Asia's Asahi Shimbun reported this March on plans by some young women in Japan to sue over debilitating vaccine injuries they claim... Read more
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ABC News
This Week in Pictures: May 21 - 27, 2016bound for Seoul at the Haneda International Airport on May 27, 2016 in Tokyo, J
This Week in Pictures: May 21 - 27, 2016
ABC News / Posted yesterday
bound for Seoul at the Haneda International Airport on May 27, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. 319 people were safely evacuated. The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands after laying... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘Hiroshima must never fade from memory’, says Barack Obamaeven former adversaries can become the strongest of allies,” Obama said in writ
‘Hiroshima must never fade from memory’, says Barack Obama
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
even former adversaries can become the strongest of allies,” Obama said in written responses to questions published in The Asahi Shimbun newspaper. Survivors have said an apology from Obama would be welcome. “I want Obama to say ‘I’m sorry’, said... Read more
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Daily News
Global economy is ‘urgent priority’: G7was negative enough to use the term 'crisis'," a senior Japanese official said.
Global economy is ‘urgent priority’: G7
Daily News / Posted yesterday
was negative enough to use the term 'crisis'," a senior Japanese official said. That leader was Angela Merkel, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said Friday. At his post-summit press conference, however, Abe put a different gloss on it. "We... Read more
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Mashable
Hiroshima after the bomb fell, and what it looks like nowlost in the explosion. Getty Images photographer Jean Chung retraced locations
Hiroshima after the bomb fell, and what it looks like now
Mashable / Posted yesterday
lost in the explosion. Getty Images photographer Jean Chung retraced locations and topics of archival photos by Japan’s Asahi Shimbun newspaper to showcase how the city has rebuilt itself and moved on more than 70 years after the attack, while... Read more
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The China Post
Brexit may be 'dire,' economy 'urgent priority': G-7was negative enough to use the term 'crisis,'" a senior Japanese official said.
Brexit may be 'dire,' economy 'urgent priority': G-7
The China Post / Posted yesterday
was negative enough to use the term 'crisis,'" a senior Japanese official said. That leader was Angela Merkel, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said Friday, who was backed by International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, according to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Global economy is ‘urgent priority’ – G7was negative enough to use the term ‘crisis,’” a senior Japanese official said.
Global economy is ‘urgent priority’ – G7
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
was negative enough to use the term ‘crisis,’” a senior Japanese official said. That leader was Angela Merkel, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said Friday. At his post-summit press conference, however, Abe put a different gloss on it. “We... Read more
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The Manila Times
Obama hails US-Japan ‘great alliance’it hastened the end of a brutal and bloody conflict, and ultimately saved lives
Obama hails US-Japan ‘great alliance’
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
it hastened the end of a brutal and bloody conflict, and ultimately saved lives. Obama, in comments published by Japan’s Asahi Shimbun daily on Thursday, emphasized the tragedy of armed conflict. “Hiroshima reminds us that war, no matter the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Global economy is ‘urgent priority’: G7was negative enough to use the term ‘crisis’,” a senior Japanese official said.
Global economy is ‘urgent priority’: G7
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
was negative enough to use the term ‘crisis’,” a senior Japanese official said. That leader was Angela Merkel, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said Friday. At his post-summit press conference, however, Abe put a different gloss on it. “We... Read more
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The China Post
Global economy is 'urgent priority': G7was negative enough to use the term 'crisis'," a senior Japanese official said.
Global economy is 'urgent priority': G7
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
was negative enough to use the term 'crisis'," a senior Japanese official said. That leader was Angela Merkel, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said Friday. The German chancellor has repeatedly pushed back against the notion that the world's big... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Obama to make history with Hiroshima journeyit hastened the end of a brutal and bloody conflict, and ultimately saved lives
Obama to make history with Hiroshima journey
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
it hastened the end of a brutal and bloody conflict, and ultimately saved lives. Obama, in comments published by Japan's Asahi Shimbun daily on Thursday, emphasised the tragedy of armed conflict. "Hiroshima reminds us that war, no matter the... Read more
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asianage
Barack Obama to make history with Hiroshima journeyit hastened the end of a brutal and bloody conflict, and ultimately saved lives
Barack Obama to make history with Hiroshima journey
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
it hastened the end of a brutal and bloody conflict, and ultimately saved lives. Obama, in comments published by Japan's Asahi Shimbun daily on Thursday, emphasised the tragedy of armed conflict. "Hiroshima reminds us that war, no matter the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Obama to make history with Hiroshima journeyit hastened the end of a brutal and bloody conflict, and ultimately saved lives
Obama to make history with Hiroshima journey
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
it hastened the end of a brutal and bloody conflict, and ultimately saved lives. Obama, in comments published by Japan’s Asahi Shimbun daily on Thursday, emphasized the tragedy of armed conflict. “Hiroshima reminds us that war, no matter the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Global economy is 'urgent priority': G7was negative enough to use the term 'crisis'," a senior Japanese official said.
Global economy is 'urgent priority': G7
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
was negative enough to use the term 'crisis'," a senior Japanese official said. That leader was Angela Merkel, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said Friday. The German chancellor has repeatedly pushed back against the notion that the world's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World economy is an 'urgent priority': G7 leaderswas negative enough to use the term 'crisis'," a senior Japanese official said.
World economy is an 'urgent priority': G7 leaders
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
was negative enough to use the term 'crisis'," a senior Japanese official said. That leader was Angela Merkel, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said Friday. The German chancellor has repeatedly pushed back against the notion that the world's... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Obama Makes The Case For A Nuclear-Free World Ahead Of Historic Hiroshima Visitwith these changes, U.S. forces in the region will continue to be highly effect
Obama Makes The Case For A Nuclear-Free World Ahead Of Historic Hiroshima Visit
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
with these changes, U.S. forces in the region will continue to be highly effective, enabling us to continue to meet our treaty obligations. This interview was originally published on The Asahi Shimbun, and has been cross-posted here with permiss... Read more
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USA Today
‘Trump Emergency’: World leaders weary of dumping on the DonaldPresident Francois Hollande, far right, on the first day of the G7 Ise-Shima Su
‘Trump Emergency’: World leaders weary of dumping on the Donald
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
President Francois Hollande, far right, on the first day of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan, 26 May 26, 2016. (Photo: ASAHI SHIMBUN / POOL, EPA) Many of those critics, however, have hushed or shifted to a more conciliatory tune. All embassies... Read more
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Rappler
China hits back as G7 talk about economythe first day of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit at the Shima Kanko Hotel in Shima, Mie
China hits back as G7 talk about economy
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
the first day of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit at the Shima Kanko Hotel in Shima, Mie prefecture, Japan, May 26, 2016. Photo by Asahi Shimbun/EPA Presidents and prime ministers from the Group of Seven huddled in Japan for two days of meetings, with the... Read more
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Rappler
Germany's Merkel says G7 has no plans to lift Russia sanctionsthe first day of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit at the Shima Kanko Hotel in Shima, Mie
Germany's Merkel says G7 has no plans to lift Russia sanctions
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
the first day of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit at the Shima Kanko Hotel in Shima, Mie prefecture, Japan, May 26, 2016. Photo by Asahi Shimbun/EPA ISE-SHIMA, Japan – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, May 26, that the Group of Seven (G7) has... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Happy Birthday To Greenwich’'s Ranan R. Luriemagazine (from 2000 to 2004). He was the in-house political cartoonist for The
Happy Birthday To Greenwich’'s Ranan R. Lurie
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 3 days ago
magazine (from 2000 to 2004). He was the in-house political cartoonist for The London Times, Die Welt in Germany and Asahi Shimbun in Japan and started the first political cartoon for the Neue Zürcher Zeitung in Switzerland, one of the oldest... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Japan Enters South China Sea DisputeJapan should become a forerunner in promoting a vision of a nation and region t
Japan Enters South China Sea Dispute
Asia Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Japan should become a forerunner in promoting a vision of a nation and region that pursues “global civilian power” in managing maritime security tensions. Yoichi Funabashi is former editor-in-chief of the Asahi Shimbun and the author of many b... Read more
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Japan Today
There was a time when the United States was considered the world's police officer who often became aggressively involved in maintaining peace and stability in the world. However, observing the presidential election, it appears the United States is moving further and further to a more inward-lookingobserving the presidential election, it appears the United States is moving fur
There was a time when the United States was considered the world's police officer who often became aggressively involved in maintaining peace and stability in the world. However, observing the presidential election, it appears the United States is moving further and further to a more inward-looking
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
observing the presidential election, it appears the United States is moving further and further to a more inward-looking approach. Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, offering his views of the current U.S. presidential campaign. (Asahi Shim... Read more
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The Christian Post
Horrific Persecution of Japan's Early Christians Revealed in New Book, 'Christ's Samurai'guards (hidden Christians) used after the adoption of anti-Christian policies,"
Horrific Persecution of Japan's Early Christians Revealed in New Book, 'Christ's Samurai'
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
guards (hidden Christians) used after the adoption of anti-Christian policies," said a museum official, according to The Asahi Shimbun. "The findings indicate that they kept their deep faith (despite persecution)." Yuhiko Nakanishi, chairman of... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Tetris the Movie': Coming soon to a theater near youcompany with which to partner. The company plans to create films featuring char
'Tetris the Movie': Coming soon to a theater near you
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
company with which to partner. The company plans to create films featuring characters from its games, according to The Asahi Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper. In 1993, Nintendo arguably began the video games-become-movies trend when it allowed... Read more
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Hartford Courant
'Tetris the Movie': Coming soon to a theater near youcompany with which to partner. The company plans to create films featuring char
'Tetris the Movie': Coming soon to a theater near you
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
company with which to partner. The company plans to create films featuring characters from its games, according to The Asahi Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper. In 1993, Nintendo arguably began the video games-become-movies trend when it allowed... Read more
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Japan Today
Our only desire is to bring back our son to our home, regardless of the condition he is found in. We are hoping that some hint of his whereabouts will lead to the decision to resume the search for him as soon as possible. ‹ Japan Todaylisted as missing from the earthquakes that struck Kumamoto Prefecture last mon
Our only desire is to bring back our son to our home, regardless of the condition he is found in. We are hoping that some hint of his whereabouts will lead to the decision to resume the search for him as soon as possible. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 12 days ago
listed as missing from the earthquakes that struck Kumamoto Prefecture last month. The couple go almost daily to the site in Minami-Aso where Hikaru is believed to have been passing through in his car when a landslide covered the area. (Asahi Shimb... Read more
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Gamasutra
Nintendo is looking to get into the movie-making businesscompany to make new movies featuring its popular game franchises. The news com
Nintendo is looking to get into the movie-making business
Gamasutra / Posted 12 days ago
company to make new movies featuring its popular game franchises. The news comes courtesy of a recent conversation The Asahi Shimbun had with Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima, in which Kimishima noted that "we want to do as much as we can... Read more
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USA Today
Nintendo's Mario could return to the big screenIs Nintendo icon Mario ready for another jump on to the big screen? During an
Nintendo's Mario could return to the big screen
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
Is Nintendo icon Mario ready for another jump on to the big screen? During an interview with Japanese outlet Asahi Shimbun, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima said the video game publisher is negotiating with several movie companies for a partner... Read more
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Games Radar
Nintendo is planning to release movies but don't worry, they won't be live actionscreen this year, it looks like Nintendo wants some of the video game movie pie
Nintendo is planning to release movies but don't worry, they won't be live action
Games Radar / Posted 13 days ago
screen this year, it looks like Nintendo wants some of the video game movie pie. In an interview with Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun,Nintendo CEO Tatsumi Kimishima has revealed that the company is currently planning movies based on its beloved... Read more
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International Business Times
Nintendo getting into movie business, release likely in two to three years is looking to expand its horizons by bringing the company's top franchises to t
Nintendo getting into movie business, release likely in two to three years
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
is looking to expand its horizons by bringing the company's top franchises to the big screen. In an interview with Japan's Asahi Shimbun, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima said the company will release a movie in the next two or three... Read more
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The Verge
Nintendo plans to release movies within a few yearswith various partners about developing movies and other video content based on
Nintendo plans to release movies within a few years
The Verge / Posted 13 days ago
with various partners about developing movies and other video content based on its popular IP. In an interview with the Asahi Shimbun, CEO and president Tatsumi Kimishima says the company needs to invest in video production and wants to be... Read more
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Quartz
Nintendo is serious about making moviesfortunes are fading fast. In order to survive, it’s heading to the multiplex.
Nintendo is serious about making movies
Quartz / Posted 13 days ago
fortunes are fading fast. In order to survive, it’s heading to the multiplex. In an interview with Japan’s Asahi Shimbun (link in Japanese) published today (May 16), Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima revealed that the company... Read more
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Japan Today
2020 Tokyo Olympic chief says payments legitimate consulting fees ‹ Japan Todayand Endo both said they were confident that no wrongdoing occurred, based on pr
2020 Tokyo Olympic chief says payments legitimate consulting fees ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 days ago
and Endo both said they were confident that no wrongdoing occurred, based on previous declarations by officials. The Asahi Shimbun daily quoted “several bid committee members” as saying there was a team outside the formal bid committee that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tokyo 2020: The plot thickensand Endo both said they were confident that no wrongdoing occurred, based on pr
Tokyo 2020: The plot thickens
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
and Endo both said they were confident that no wrongdoing occurred, based on previous declarations by officials. The Asahi Shimbun daily quoted “several bid committee members” as saying there was a team outside the formal bid committee that... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Yoshihide Suga: Japan to investigate illicit $1.4m 2020 Olympics payment allegationechoing a statement made by Suga yesterday, who said the capital’s campaign for
Yoshihide Suga: Japan to investigate illicit $1.4m 2020 Olympics payment allegation
Asian Correspondent / Posted 16 days ago
echoing a statement made by Suga yesterday, who said the capital’s campaign for hosting rights was “clean”. However, the Asahi Shimbun daily was quoted saying that several bid committee members said there was a separate team from the formal... Read more
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The Star
Japan to investigate claim of illicit Olympic paymenta report by the World Anti-Doping Agency. While Japanese officials strongly de
Japan to investigate claim of illicit Olympic payment
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
a report by the World Anti-Doping Agency. While Japanese officials strongly deny any wrongdoing by the Tokyo bid, the Asahi Shimbun daily quoted “several bid committee members” as saying there was a team outside the formal bid committee that... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan to question officials involved in Tokyo's 2020 Olympic bid ‹ Japan Todaya report by the World Anti-Doping Agency. While Japanese officials strongly de
Japan to question officials involved in Tokyo's 2020 Olympic bid ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 16 days ago
a report by the World Anti-Doping Agency. While Japanese officials strongly deny any wrongdoing by the Tokyo bid, the Asahi Shimbun daily quoted “several bid committee members” as saying there was a team outside the formal bid committee that... Read more
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Japan Today
We cannot feel safe without data on soil contamination because children play with earth, wipe their mouths with their dirty hands and inhale dirt blown up by wind, exposing themselves to possible internal radiation exposure. If local officials could not bother to measure soil contamination, we decidsecretariat, a group that began measuring radioactivity in soil after local gov
We cannot feel safe without data on soil contamination because children play with earth, wipe their mouths with their dirty hands and inhale dirt blown up by wind, exposing themselves to possible internal radiation exposure. If local officials could not bother to measure soil contamination, we decid
Japan Today / Posted 18 days ago
secretariat, a group that began measuring radioactivity in soil after local governments had insisted that it was safe to let children play outdoors after using only airborne radiation levels to determine if outdoor areas were safe. (Asahi S... Read more
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The China Post
Sharp reportedly about to lay off 3,000 employees in Japanexpected losses of 300 billion yen (NT$90.6 billion) in the first quarter of th
Sharp reportedly about to lay off 3,000 employees in Japan
The China Post / Posted 18 days ago
expected losses of 300 billion yen (NT$90.6 billion) in the first quarter of this year. On May 1, major Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported that affected employees are likely to come from the firm's solar energy operations, as well as the... Read more
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Japan Today
With regard to our reporting about nuclear plants, we are transmitting accurate information based on facts, as has been the practice from the past, in order to avoid unnecessarily arousing concerns among residents. ‹ Japan TodayRelations Department at NHK, responding to criticism of NHK’s president who cau
With regard to our reporting about nuclear plants, we are transmitting accurate information based on facts, as has been the practice from the past, in order to avoid unnecessarily arousing concerns among residents. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 28 days ago
Relations Department at NHK, responding to criticism of NHK’s president who caused a new stir by telling subordinates to toe the government line in coverage of the recent earthquakes and their possible impact on nuclear power plants. (Asahi Shi... Read more
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The Manila Times
Japan’s offshore investors on edge as Panama Papers revelations spark HK clampdownto 370,000 individuals and corporations in more than 200 nations worldwide. To
Japan’s offshore investors on edge as Panama Papers revelations spark HK clampdown
The Manila Times / Posted 29 days ago
to 370,000 individuals and corporations in more than 200 nations worldwide. Toshihiro Okuyama of the daily newspaper Asahi Shimbun is among the journalists who have taken part in the ICIJ-coordinated investigation. He says only about 400... Read more

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