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Japan to strive to sign peace treaty with Russia

The Japanese government is determined to achieve a solution to the territorial issue and sign a peace treaty with Russia, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. "We will speed up talks based on the 1956 …

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Japan to transform Fukushima into renewable hub

The northeast region of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan is set to become the country’s renewable energy hub, Green Queen reports. The latest project, which is sponsored by the state-owned Development Bank of Japan and Mizuho Bank, …

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World's oldest woman turns 117 years old

Japanese Kane Tanaka has extended her record as the world's oldest person by celebrating her 117th birthday at a nursing home in Fukuoka in southern Japan. She marked her birthday with a party on Sunday along with staff and friends …

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Japan proposes Iran to break US sanctions

Tokyo proposed Tehran a way to break US sanctions against Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said following a visit to Japan. According to him, the Iranian side also came up with a proposal to circumvent US sanctions. "We discussed …

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Lavrov: Russia seeks peace with Japan

Moscow expects to outline further steps on bringing its relations with Tokyo to a new level, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, said opening talks with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi. …

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Azerbaijani gymnast wins gold medal in Tokyo

Azerbaijani gymnast Alexei Karatashev won a gold medal among tumbling gymnasts aged 11-12 at 27th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions in Tokyo. Having won a ticket to the finals in the classification stage, the …

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Zurabishvili concludes Japan visit

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili paid a working visit to Japan on October 20-24. Summing up her visit today, Zurabishvili said by attending the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito earlier this week, she expressed …

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Valtteri Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas swept to victory in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes clinched the Formula One constructors’ championship and guaranteed themselves an unprecedented sixth consecutive title double. …

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