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G7 leaders pledge support for Tokyo Olympics

Leaders from the Group of Seven industrialized nations have pledged full support for Japan to host a "safe and secure" Olympic Games this summer. "We support the commitment of Japan to hold the Olympic and Paralympic …

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Japan seeks to help Uzbekistan ahead of China

Uzbekistan will become the latest nation to join the global race to carbon neutrality by 2050. In collaboration with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development or EBRD, the central Asian republic is set to declare its intention to significantly cut its reliance on thermal energy sources. Uzbekistan will be one of the few developing Asian countries to openly pledge a fossil fuel emissions reduction target, Nikkei Asia writes

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G7 condemns Navalny's arrest in Russia

The foreign ministers of the Group of 7 (G7) countries condemned the arrest of opposition politician Alexei Navalny after his return to Russia. "We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United …

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Japan denies reports of possible Olympics cancellation

The Japanese government has denied the report published in The Times claiming that Tokyo is looking into scrapping the upcoming Olympics, Deputy Secretary General of the cabinet Manabu Sakai told a press conference in Japan’s capital …

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Tokyo Olympics could be held without spectators

The IOC's longest-serving member Dick Pound claims that the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will be held in the summer, backtracking on comments he made two weeks ago. Pound said on January 8 that he was not "certain" …

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Japan finds new COVID virus strain

A new variant of the virus behind COVID-19 has been detected in Japan, the country's Health Ministry announced on Sunday. It was found in four people - male and female, ranging from their teens to their 40s - who arrived from …

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Japanese ceramics at Museum of Oriental Art

An exhibition ”Earth Metamorphoses: Japanese Unglazed Yakishime Pottery" opened at The State Museum of Oriental Art in Moscow. The exhibition features tea wares, food vessels and objets d’art

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Tokyo calls for ceasefire in Karabakh

The Japanese authorities call on the parties to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to end the military confrontation and sit down at the negotiating table, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told the press conference. "We call on …

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