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 Osaka to host G20 summit in 2019

Japan's government has picked the western city of Osaka to host the G20 summit in 2019, Osaka Prefecture official, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. The choice of Osaka, Japan’s second-largest …

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Georgian Sumoist earns Emperor’s Cup

Georgian sportsman Levan Gorgadze became the owner of the Emperor’s Cup, thus gaining the title of the best Sumoist, InterPressNews reported. Levan Gorgadze won a tournament in Japan. The 14th round of …

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Turkish mosque in the heart of Tokyo

Tokyo Camii, also known as Tokyo Mosque, is a mosque with an adjoining Turkish culture center located in the Ōyama-chō district of Shibuya ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is the largest mosque in Japan. The mosque was originally built along with an …

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France withdraws bid for holding World Expo 2025

France has withdrawn its bid for holding the World Expo 2025, an exhibition, the application for holding of which was filed by Azerbaijan as well, Deutsche Welle reported quoting the French newspaper Journal du Dimanche. Financial …

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Stricken Iran's tanker drifts into Japan

A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan’s exclusive economic zone on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman from the Coast Guard’s 10th region based in Kagoshima said, as strong winds pushed the burning ship away from the Chinese …

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North Korea likely to launch another missile soon

Japan has detected radio signals suggesting North Korea may be preparing for another ballistic missile launch, although such signals are not unusual and satellite images did not show fresh activity, a Japanese government source said. …

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US Navy plane crashes into Pacific Ocean off Japan - media

A US Navy aircraft with 11 crew members and passengers on board crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa, Japan, the U.S. Seventh Fleet said in a statement. The aircraft was headed to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, which is …

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Bus accident in Turkey: 1 Japanese killed, 17 injured

One Japanese was killed and 17 Japanese were injured in a tour bus accident in Turkey's southern province of Antalya on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported. The tour bus, which has carried 18 Japanese tourists, overturned off the road …

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Korea war seen killing up to 300,000 even without nukes

Renewed conflict on the Korean peninsula could kill hundreds of thousands of people in the first few days alone even if no nuclear weapons are involved, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service, Bloomberg reports. …

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 Georgia increases kiwifruit export to Japan

Georgia is increasing the export of kiwifruit in Japan, Georgia's Ministry of Agriculture said.  Georgia's Minister of Agriculture Levan Davitashvili said Japan was an interesting market for …

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