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Japan PM Suga trips up with messy reversal on tourism campaign
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Japan PM Suga trips up with messy reversal on tourism campaign

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s abrupt decision to partially pause a domestic travel campaign amid rising COVID-19…
Bach says Tokyo Olympic “participants” may need vaccinations
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Bach says Tokyo Olympic “participants” may need vaccinations

TOKYO (AP) — Olympic participants and fans arriving for next year’s postponed Tokyo Olympics are likely to face requirements to…
Tokyo Olympic CEO: Vaccine not requirement to hold games
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Tokyo Olympic CEO: Vaccine not requirement to hold games

TOKYO (AP) — A vaccine is not a requirement for holding next year’s postponed Olympics and Paralympics, the CEO of…
The Latest: Recoveries in Pakistan hit 50 percent, cases still up
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The Latest: Recoveries in Pakistan hit 50 percent, cases still up

ISLAMABAD — The number of people who have recovered from the coronavirus in Pakistan has surpassed 100,000, about 50 percent…
Tokyo Olympics will be safe, governor says
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Tokyo Olympics will be safe, governor says

Next year’s Olympics will be safe despite the coronavirus pandemic, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has said, pledging a “120-percent effort”…
It’s 2021 or never for Tokyo, confirms senior Olympic official
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It’s 2021 or never for Tokyo, confirms senior Olympic official

High-ranking Olympic official Pierre-Olivier Beckers on Saturday made plain that the delayed Tokyo Olympics “will be held in 2021 or…
Japanese face ‘new normal’ after coronavirus emergency lifted
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Japanese face ‘new normal’ after coronavirus emergency lifted

TOKYO (Reuters) — A day after Japan ended its state of emergency, Tokyo residents took to the streets with a…
Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus
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Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on…
‘Last option’ – no Olympic postponement beyond 2021, says Bach
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‘Last option’ – no Olympic postponement beyond 2021, says Bach

Olympics chief Thomas Bach agreed that 2021 was the “last option” for holding the delayed Tokyo Games on Thursday, stressing…
Many Japanese defy appeals to stay home to curb virus
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Many Japanese defy appeals to stay home to curb virus

TOKYO (AP) — Under Japan’s coronavirus state of emergency, people have been asked to stay home. Many are not. Some…
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