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Moon is not what it seems to be

New research is challenging the image of a “dry” Moon. Many astronomers believe our lone satellite is devoid of volatile elements such as carbon, which would have burned off in the superheated collision between Earth and a …

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Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled in 2021?

The Summer Olympics in Tokyo that had to be postponed by one year might need to be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic is not dealt with by summer 2021, head of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee Yoshiro Mori said in an …

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Govt-issued face mask delivery begins in Tokyo

The distribution of cloth face masks from the Japanese government to every household in the country in an effort to fight the novel coronavirus began in Tokyo, Nippon.com reported. Post office mail delivery personnel in Setagaya Ward, …

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Japan expands COVID-19 emergency nationwide

apanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday expanded a state of emergency due to the coronavirus to cover the whole country to stem the growing spread of the disease, Gulf News reported. The declaration allows regional governors to …

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New Tokyo Olympic date to be set in three weeks

The International Olympic Committee will set dates for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics in about three weeks, a source familiar with the matter said. According to the source, the IOC may decide to hold the games in spring as requested by …

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U.S. urges Tokyo Olympics to be postponed

The Olympic Committee of the United States urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to a later date due to the current novel coronavirus pandemic, the organization said. "To that end, …

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Japan’s PM: Tokyo Olympics can be postponed

The option of postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games set to be held in Tokyo this summer is possible if it is difficult to hold the Games as usual, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at a parliamentary session on …

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