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Japan “concerned” over Russia’s cruise missile tests in the East Sea
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Japan “concerned” over Russia’s cruise missile tests in the East Sea

Tokyo has “conveyed its concerns” to Moscow over cruise missile tests conducted by Russia in the East Sea, Foreign Minister…
Japan to expand sanctions against Russia, banning imports of coal and vodka, says Prime Minister
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Japan to expand sanctions against Russia, banning imports of coal and vodka, says Prime Minister

Japan will expand its sanctions against Russia, banning Russian imports such as coal and vodka and freezing assets held by…
Japan foreign minister says Blinken gave US commitment to defend Japan
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Japan foreign minister says Blinken gave US commitment to defend Japan

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Japan’s new foreign minister, Yoshimasa Hayashi, said on Saturday US Secretary of State Antony Blinken…
Tightrope election may spell uncertain future for Japan’s new prime minister
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Tightrope election may spell uncertain future for Japan’s new prime minister

TOKYO, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) could lose its majority in Sunday’s general election, polls…
Japan’s largest opposition party focuses on human rights in party platform
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Japan’s largest opposition party focuses on human rights in party platform

TOKYO, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Japan’s largest opposition group unveiled a campaign platform on Wednesday that said it would stand…
Paralympic Classes: A confusing maze in search of fairness
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Paralympic Classes: A confusing maze in search of fairness

TOKYO (AP) — There are 4,403 Paralympic athletes competing in Tokyo, each with unique differences that have to be classified.…
Japan has its best Olympic medal haul: 27 gold, 58 overall
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Japan has its best Olympic medal haul: 27 gold, 58 overall

TOKYO (AP) — Despite the pandemic, the one-year delay and the soaring costs, the Japanese public may still find a…
Paris calling: After Tokyo, Olympians hanker for 2024 Games
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Paris calling: After Tokyo, Olympians hanker for 2024 Games

TOKYO (AP) — They’ll always have Paris. That thought, full of promise, has been a lifebuoy for athletes to cling…
Fireworks light up Tokyo as it prepares to douse Olympic flame
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Fireworks light up Tokyo as it prepares to douse Olympic flame

TOKYO, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Fireworks lit up the night sky above Tokyo on Sunday as Japan prepared to douse…
Tokyo feared Games would spread COVID; numbers suggest that didn’t happen
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Tokyo feared Games would spread COVID; numbers suggest that didn’t happen

TOKYO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Before the Olympics began, Japan had feared that the 2020 Games, with thousands of officials,…
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