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Japan turns away from post-WWII pacifism as China threat grows
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Japan turns away from post-WWII pacifism as China threat grows

Tokyo (CNN) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is a man on a mission. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February,…
G7 pledges nearly $20 billion to support Ukraine’s finances during Russian invasion
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G7 pledges nearly $20 billion to support Ukraine’s finances during Russian invasion

The finance ministers of Group of Seven (G7) nations have pledged $19.8 billion to support Ukraine’s finances during Russia’s invasion, a statement from…
US attention back to Asia after months focused on Russia’s war in Ukraine
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US attention back to Asia after months focused on Russia’s war in Ukraine

President Joe Biden departs Thursday on an alliance-boosting visit to Asia, a belated first trip to a region that remains central to his…
China tensions loom as Japan’s Okinawa marks 50 years since US handover
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China tensions loom as Japan’s Okinawa marks 50 years since US handover

Tokyo – The Japanese island chain of Okinawa marked the 50th anniversary on Sunday of the end of US occupation…
More weapons needed for Ukraine to keep pressure on Putin: UK Foreign Minister
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More weapons needed for Ukraine to keep pressure on Putin: UK Foreign Minister

More weapons need to be sent to Ukraine to help “keep up the pressure” on Russian President Vladimir Putin, British…
Japan and Thailand agree new defense deal
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Japan and Thailand agree new defense deal

Bangkok (Reuters) – The leaders of Japan and Thailand announced a new defense agreement on Monday as well as plans…
Japan protests Russia’s retaliatory expulsion of eight diplomats
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Japan protests Russia’s retaliatory expulsion of eight diplomats

Japan has lodged a protest with Moscow over its decision to expel eight Japanese diplomats from Russia, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary…
World’s oldest person, Kane Tanaka, dies in Japan aged 119
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World’s oldest person, Kane Tanaka, dies in Japan aged 119

(CNN) – Kane Tanaka, the world’s oldest person, has died in Japan aged 119, according to a statement released by…
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