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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 …

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 …

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. …

 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 …

Moscow Exchange to start trading Turkish lira

The Moscow Exchange plans to start trading the Turkish lira and the Japanese yen against the Russian rouble next year, the head of currency market development at the exchange Dmitry Piskulov said. Piskulov said …

Putin and Abe discuss peace treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he discussed the peace treaty issue and the joint activity on the southern Kuril Islands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, TASS reports. "Of course, [during the talks with Abe] …

Japan beats Australia 2-0 to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Japan defeated Asian champions Australia 2-0 at home on Thursday night to qualify for next year's World Cup finals in Russia. Japan won the group with an unassailable four-point cushion over Saudi Arabia, who lost 2-1 away to United …