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Japan Today
It appears that elements that do not look kindly on having an individual who has been critical of the current administration appear at a noted event like Fuji Rock are using the logic that politics should not be brought into music. ‹ Japan TodayTsuda, referring to a prominent student activist’s upcoming appearance at the F
It appears that elements that do not look kindly on having an individual who has been critical of the current administration appear at a noted event like Fuji Rock are using the logic that politics should not be brought into music. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 23 hours ago
Tsuda, referring to a prominent student activist’s upcoming appearance at the Fuji Rock festival to discuss hot political topic, which has drawn criticism on social media from commentators who say that music and politics shouldn’t mix. (Asahi Shimb... Read more
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Anime News Network
Exclusive: Unified Pictures Launches Kickstarter for Vampire Hunter D Comicstyle. The company plans to later compile the issues into a graphic novel. Kik
Exclusive: Unified Pictures Launches Kickstarter for Vampire Hunter D Comic
Anime News Network / Posted yesterday
style. The company plans to later compile the issues into a graphic novel. Kikuchi began the novel series in 1983 and Asahi Shimbun Publications published the 30th in February. The story follows D, a half-human, half-vampire who hunts vampires... Read more
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News.com.au
Davis meeting sours Papal visitthe White House to celebrate the US Supreme Court ruling in favour of same-sex
Davis meeting sours Papal visit
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
the White House to celebrate the US Supreme Court ruling in favour of same-sex marriage on June 26 this year. Picture: The Asahi Shimbun via Getty ImagesSource:Getty Images Still, with much ground to cover during his first US trip, Francis listed... Read more
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Perth Now
Davis meeting sours Papal visitthe White House to celebrate the US Supreme Court ruling in favour of same-sex
Davis meeting sours Papal visit
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
the White House to celebrate the US Supreme Court ruling in favour of same-sex marriage on June 26 this year. Picture: The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images Still, with much ground to cover during his first US trip, Francis listed the issue as one... Read more
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Herald Sun
Davis meeting sours Papal visitthe White House to celebrate the US Supreme Court ruling in favour of same-sex
Davis meeting sours Papal visit
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
the White House to celebrate the US Supreme Court ruling in favour of same-sex marriage on June 26 this year. Picture: The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images Still, with much ground to cover during his first US trip, Francis listed the issue as one... Read more
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Investopedia
Japan's Largest Bank Developing Digital Currencybehind the first virtual currency bitcoin​ to launch its own digital currency.
Japan's Largest Bank Developing Digital Currency
Investopedia / Posted 5 days ago
behind the first virtual currency bitcoin​ to launch its own digital currency. A recent news report by Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun titled, “Mitsubishi UFJ bank plans virtual currency in autumn 2017,” created a lot of buzz and the same has... Read more
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BBC News
EU referendum: Europe's press gripped by Brexit drama"the springboard to Europe". The paper sees protectionist tendencies as a threa
EU referendum: Europe's press gripped by Brexit drama
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
"the springboard to Europe". The paper sees protectionist tendencies as a threat to emerging economies like India. Tokyo's Asahi Shimbun fears that Britain may seek closer ties with China and thereby "endanger Japan's national security, in light of... Read more
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Breitbart
Joe Biden to China: Curb North Korea or Japan Can Go Nuclear ‘Virtually Overnight’Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida stated that Japan having nuclear capabilities wa
Joe Biden to China: Curb North Korea or Japan Can Go Nuclear ‘Virtually Overnight’
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida stated that Japan having nuclear capabilities was “impossible,” and national newspaper Asahi Shimbun described national leaders as responding with “bewilderment and unease. The government of North Korea has... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hard for now to revise arms-renouncing article of constitution - Japan PMbe able to exercise the right of self defence - easing the constitutional const
Hard for now to revise arms-renouncing article of constitution - Japan PM
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
be able to exercise the right of self defence - easing the constitutional constraint on military activities. A poll by the Asahi Shimbun daily showed last month that 68 percent of Japanese wanted to keep Article 9 unchanged. A formal amendment of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Hard for now to revise arms-renouncing article of constitution - Japan PMbe able to exercise the right of self defence - easing the constitutional const
Hard for now to revise arms-renouncing article of constitution - Japan PM
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
be able to exercise the right of self defence - easing the constitutional constraint on military activities. A poll by the Asahi Shimbun daily showed last month that 68 percent of Japanese wanted to keep Article 9 unchanged. A formal amendment of... Read more
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Market Watch
Japan Mint officer accused of stealing gold bar worth $610,000 to cover trade lossaway so much money dabbling in foreign exchange that he had to resort to crime
Japan Mint officer accused of stealing gold bar worth $610,000 to cover trade loss
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
away so much money dabbling in foreign exchange that he had to resort to crime just to cover his losses, according to the Asahi Shimbun. Back in January, Umeno allegedly told a subordinate to remove a 15-kilogram gold bar GCQ6, -0.15% valued at... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
PHOTOS: The Strawberry Moonto the horizon around this time of year as the sun reaches its highest point wi
PHOTOS: The Strawberry Moon
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
to the horizon around this time of year as the sun reaches its highest point with the summer solstice. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images) UNITED STATES - JUNE 20: The full moon rises above the flags at the Washington Monument in... Read more
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IMF
Transcript of a Press Conference on the Conclusion of the Mission for the 2016 Article IV Consultation with Japanto try to help achieve the goal of reflating the economy to the 2 percent infla
Transcript of a Press Conference on the Conclusion of the Mission for the 2016 Article IV Consultation with Japan
IMF / Posted 10 days ago
to try to help achieve the goal of reflating the economy to the 2 percent inflation rate. QUESTIONER: Thank you. This is Asahi Shimbun. I have a question on the consumption tax increase postponement. At the G7 Summit the other day, Prime Minister... Read more
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Japan Today
LDP has solid lead ahead of upper house vote: polls ‹ Japan Todaybe a major issue for the election as Abe aspires to revise the U.S.-drafted, pa
LDP has solid lead ahead of upper house vote: polls ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 10 days ago
be a major issue for the election as Abe aspires to revise the U.S.-drafted, pacifist constitution. In a poll by the Asahi Shimbun daily, 38% of those surveyed said they wanted to vote for the LDP in the proportional representation seats,... Read more
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dna
Japan PM Shinzo Abe's LDP in solid lead ahead of upper house vote-pollsshould be a major issue for the election as Abe aspires to revise the US-drafte
Japan PM Shinzo Abe's LDP in solid lead ahead of upper house vote-polls
dna / Posted 11 days ago
should be a major issue for the election as Abe aspires to revise the US-drafted, pacifist constitution. In a poll by the Asahi Shimbun daily, 38 percent of those surveyed said they wanted to vote for the LDP in the proportional representation... Read more
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Japan Today
There are fewer and fewer live-in workplaces and dormitory houses nowadays in which young people from orphanages can find a place. Without places like a shelter, those youths are likely to drift toward adult entertainment businesses as well as become involved in antisocial activity. ‹ Japan Today: Jpresident of the NPO Kodomo Center Nukku in Osaka’s Kita Ward, and former head
There are fewer and fewer live-in workplaces and dormitory houses nowadays in which young people from orphanages can find a place. Without places like a shelter, those youths are likely to drift toward adult entertainment businesses as well as become involved in antisocial activity. ‹ Japan Today: J
Japan Today / Posted 12 days ago
president of the NPO Kodomo Center Nukku in Osaka’s Kita Ward, and former head of a child consultation center. The shelter is a five-room property that houses teenage girls from 15 to 19 years old who are vulnerable to sexual assaults. (Asahi Shimb... Read more
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DW
Japan rooting for 'Remain' in Brexit vote |continuing to grow our contribution to the UK through innovation, job creation
Japan rooting for 'Remain' in Brexit vote |
DW / Posted 15 days ago
continuing to grow our contribution to the UK through innovation, job creation and skills." In an editorial this week, the Asahi Shimbun declared Brexit to be the "worst outcome for the UK, Europe and the rest of the world." "Britain is a major... Read more
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Japan Today
Man loses finger in latest bear attack ‹ Japan Todayface and left hand were injured,” police spokesman Masuhiko Ito said, without g
Man loses finger in latest bear attack ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 16 days ago
face and left hand were injured,” police spokesman Masuhiko Ito said, without giving details of the injury. But the Asahi Shimbun daily reported that the man had his little finger severed in the attack. He was conscious and sent to hospital,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Japanese man loses finger in latest bear attackface and left hand were injured,” police spokesman Masuhiko Ito said, without g
Japanese man loses finger in latest bear attack
The Borneo Post / Posted 16 days ago
face and left hand were injured,” police spokesman Masuhiko Ito said, without giving details of the injury. But the Asahi Shimbun daily reported that the man had his little finger severed in the attack. He was conscious and sent to hospital,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japanese man loses finger in latest bear attackface and left hand were injured," police spokesman Masuhiko Ito said, without g
Japanese man loses finger in latest bear attack
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
face and left hand were injured," police spokesman Masuhiko Ito said, without giving details of the injury. But the Asahi Shimbun daily reported that the man had his little finger severed in the attack. He was conscious and sent to hospital,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Japanese man loses finger in latest bear attackface and left hand were injured," police spokesman Masuhiko Ito said, without g
Japanese man loses finger in latest bear attack
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
face and left hand were injured," police spokesman Masuhiko Ito said, without giving details of the injury. But the Asahi Shimbun daily reported that the man had his little finger severed in the attack. He was conscious and sent to hospital,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi says testing its own digital currencycurrency utilising the technology behind the virtual currency bitcoin. The sta
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi says testing its own digital currency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
currency utilising the technology behind the virtual currency bitcoin. The statement came following a report from the Asahi Shimbun newspaper last week that the bank will soon issue a virtual currency that will be available next... Read more
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Reuters
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi says testing its own digital currencycurrency utilizing the technology behind the virtual currency bitcoin. The sta
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi says testing its own digital currency
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
currency utilizing the technology behind the virtual currency bitcoin. The statement came following a report from the Asahi Shimbun newspaper last week that the bank will soon issue a virtual currency that will be available next... Read more
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Japan Today
We would like visitors to enjoy a view of the sand dunes by following the local rules. ‹ Japan Todaysand dunes by following the local rules. Toshiaki Hotta, head of the Tottori p
We would like visitors to enjoy a view of the sand dunes by following the local rules. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 18 days ago
sand dunes by following the local rules. Toshiaki Hotta, head of the Tottori prefectural government’s office overseeing the Tottori Sand Dunes. The office said there were 252 known cases of graffiti on the famous dunes in fiscal 2015. (Asahi Shimb... Read more
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Japan Today
It is necessary not to cause excessive discomfort. ‹ Japan Todaynot to cause excessive discomfort. A member of a government panel that recomme
It is necessary not to cause excessive discomfort. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 19 days ago
not to cause excessive discomfort. A member of a government panel that recommended against adorning cigarette packages with graphic photos of black lungs and other ill effects from smoking, saying such images could be unnerving. (Asahi... Read more
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USA Today
Japanese boy left in woods for days heads home from hospitalstruggles. It is not unusual for parents to tell their unruly children, ‘I'm le
Japanese boy left in woods for days heads home from hospital
USA Today / Posted 24 days ago
struggles. It is not unusual for parents to tell their unruly children, ‘I'm leaving you here if you don't behave,’" the Asahi Shimbun, a major national daily, said in a front-page editorial Saturday. Police said they would not bring charges for... Read more
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Japan Today
The bases never made Okinawans rich: The prefecture has the lowest per capita income in Japan, one-third below the national average. Now, dependence on them is in decline, and with it Okinawans’ tolerance for the problems they bring. ‹ Japan Todaythe national average. Now, dependence on them is in decline, and with it Okinaw
The bases never made Okinawans rich: The prefecture has the lowest per capita income in Japan, one-third below the national average. Now, dependence on them is in decline, and with it Okinawans’ tolerance for the problems they bring. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 24 days ago
the national average. Now, dependence on them is in decline, and with it Okinawans’ tolerance for the problems they bring. Hiroshi Meguro, a former research fellow at the Institute of Okinawan Studies at Hosei University in Tokyo.(Asahi... Read more
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International Business Times
Seven-year-old Yamato Tanooka forgives his parents for abandoning him in bear-infested forest in Hokkaido believe psychological abuse may have played a part in the child's c
Seven-year-old Yamato Tanooka forgives his parents for abandoning him in bear-infested forest
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
in Hokkaido believe psychological abuse may have played a part in the child's case according to Japanese national, The Asahi Shimbun. Officers have reportedly written to a child welfare centre in the city of Hakodate "about possible abuse", the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Parents of Japanese boy left in forest face possible abuse chargehave submitted written notification about possible abuse to child welfare servi
Parents of Japanese boy left in forest face possible abuse charge
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
have submitted written notification about possible abuse to child welfare services in the nearby city of Hakodate, the Asahi Shimbun said. Kyodo news agency quoted sources familiar with the case as saying that Tanooka had cried so much after... Read more
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Japan Today
The central government should not be allowed to entice communities to follow its wishes by distributing subsidies in whatever way it wants. ‹ Japan Todaylaw at Seikei University Law School in Tokyo. He is critical of the central gov
The central government should not be allowed to entice communities to follow its wishes by distributing subsidies in whatever way it wants. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 26 days ago
law at Seikei University Law School in Tokyo. He is critical of the central government’s proposed legal revisions on subsidy distribution to chip away, from within, local government opposition to hosting U.S. military bases on Okinawa. (Asahi Shimb... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The extraordinary survival of the boy left in a Japanese forestreports said a search of the training ground on Monday had not produced any clu
The extraordinary survival of the boy left in a Japanese forest
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 28 days ago
reports said a search of the training ground on Monday had not produced any clues as to his whereabouts. Later, though, the Asahi Shimbun said the area had not been checked because the entrance gate was usually secured. Troops involved in the... Read more
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Japan Today
If the upgrade work goes as planned, we can maintain the condition of the expressway so that vehicles can use it for about 50 more years. ‹ Japan TodayFunamoto, who heads the section in charge of repairs at Metropolitan Expressway
If the upgrade work goes as planned, we can maintain the condition of the expressway so that vehicles can use it for about 50 more years. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 28 days ago
Funamoto, who heads the section in charge of repairs at Metropolitan Expressway Co. Work on the 4 trillion yen, 15-year project to upgrade the nation’s freeway system is under way, beginning with the Tokyo metropolitan expressway. (Asahi... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Naver’s mobile messenger app Line to go public in Japan in Julywith voting rights to defend against any hostile merger and acquisition threats
Naver’s mobile messenger app Line to go public in Japan in July
Manila Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
with voting rights to defend against any hostile merger and acquisition threats, according to another Japanese media The Asahi Shimbun. But Naver has changed its stance, allowing Line to finally go public. The message app provider plans to use... Read more
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Japan Today
Because they have very little social experience, children living in poverty who face various problems, such as inadequate housing, become easy targets as cheap sex partners or as workers in horrible working conditions. ‹ Japan Todayvarious problems, such as inadequate housing, become easy targets as cheap sex
Because they have very little social experience, children living in poverty who face various problems, such as inadequate housing, become easy targets as cheap sex partners or as workers in horrible working conditions. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted a month ago
various problems, such as inadequate housing, become easy targets as cheap sex partners or as workers in horrible working conditions. Ryoichi Yamano, a professor at Nayoro City University in Hokkaido specializing in child welfare. (Asahi S... Read more
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Mashable
Photo of hostage Japanese journalist released nearly a year after he entered Syriait has threatened to hand him over to Islamic State fighters if the Japanese go
Photo of hostage Japanese journalist released nearly a year after he entered Syria
Mashable / Posted 1 months ago
it has threatened to hand him over to Islamic State fighters if the Japanese government doesn't negotiate with them. The Asahi Shimbun quoted Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga, who said on Monday: “Securing the safety of Japanese nationals... Read more
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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 1 months 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 1 months ago
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 1 months ago
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 1 months 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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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 1 months ago
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 1 months 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, 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 1 months 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 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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