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Gunmen kill head of Japan aid agency, five others in Jalalabad

12 December, 2019 2:09 pm 2:09 pm

KABUL/NANGARHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Gunmen killed six people, including the head of a Japanese aid agency, on Wednesday in an attack on their vehicle in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, officials said. The ambush comes a week after a grenade attack on a United Nations vehicle in Kabul heightened fears for those doing humanitarian work amid … Read More

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South Korea, Japan in fresh spat over intelligence deal

11 November, 2019 3:33 pm 3:33 pm

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) – South Korea and Japan traded fresh barbs on Monday, just days after agreeing to salvage an important intelligence-sharing pact, highlighting the fragile ties between the former wartime foes and allies of the US. Officials from each side criticised or contradicted comments made by other and in media about whether Tokyo had apologised … Read More

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Pope urges abolition of nuclear weapons at Japan’s ground zeros

11 November, 2019 5:04 pm 5:04 pm

HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) – Pope Francis brought his campaign to abolish nuclear weapons to the only two cities ever hit by atomic bombs on Sunday, calling their possession indefensibly perverse and immoral and their use a crime against mankind and nature. Francis visited the ground zeros of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, both seared in the world’s … Read More

In bid, repair, ties, Japan, South Korea, agree, summit, next month

In bid to repair ties, Japan and South Korea agree to summit next month

11 November, 2019 9:07 pm 9:07 pm

NAGOYA, JAPAN (Reuters) – Japan and South Korea agreed on Saturday to hold formal talks next month, taking a step towards improving relations strained by decades of bitterness over their wartime past and now exacerbated by a simmering trade dispute. The decision to return to the table came a day after Seoul made a last-minute … Read More

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Australia hails Pakistan for opening Kartarpur Corridor

11 November, 2019 1:04 pm 1:04 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Australia hailed the Pakistani constructive role in the Afghan peace process and in opening of the Kartarpur Corridor.  This was stated during the meeting between Pakistan’s Additional Secretary Asia Pacific Zahoor Ahmed while Australian Deputy Secretary Foreign Affairs department Richard Maude led their respective delegations. Meanwhile, Pakistan and Australia have … Read More

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UK, Japan welcome opening of Kartarpur Corridor

11 November, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – UK and Japan welcomed the fact the move would be enable Sikh pilgrims from India to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan and promote the relation between the neighbouring countries. In a statement, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press Secretary OHTAKA Masato has expressed hope that the opening of Kartarpur Corridor … Read More

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Aiming at Olympic boom, Japan builds ‘Ethnic Harmony’ tribute t...

10 October, 2019 8:37 am 8:37 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – On a wooded lake shore in northern Japan, the government is building a modernist shrine that has divided the indigenous Ainu community whose vanishing culture it was designed to celebrate. At a cost so far of $220 million (£171.07 million), Japan’s “Symbolic Space for Ethnic Harmony” is on track to open in … Read More

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Ten killed as storms ravage eastern Japan: NHK

10 October, 2019 8:55 am 8:55 am

TOKYO (Reuters) — The death toll from torrential rains that caused flooding and mudslides in Japan climbed to 10 on Saturday, with three others missing, public broadcaster NHK reported, just two weeks after the region was hit by a powerful typhoon. Landslides ripped through waterlogged areas in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures, in eastern and northeastern … Read More

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Hong Kong leader to visit Japan after huge rally, night of violence

10 October, 2019 11:36 am 11:36 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Embattled leader of Hong Kong Carrie Lam leaves for a visit to Japan on Monday as the Chinese-ruled city struggles to recover from a night of violence in which tens of thousands took to the streets, with further protests planned later in the day. Lam is to attend Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement … Read More

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President Arif Alvi arrives in Japan on five-day visit

10 October, 2019 6:46 pm 6:46 pm

TOKYO (92 News) – President Arif Alvi has arrived in Japan on a five-day visit to attend the Enthronement Ceremony of Emperor Naruhito. The president is undertaking the visit on the invitation of the Japanese government. During the visit, President Arif Alvi will meet the Japanese political leadership and interact with representatives of important Japanese … Read More

President Alvi leaves for Japan on five-day visit

10 October, 2019 6:36 pm 6:36 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – President Dr Arif Alvi has left  for Japan on a five-day visit today(Sunday). Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani takes over as acting president. The cabinet division has issued a notification in this regard. President Arif Alvi will return home on October 24. President is undertaking the visit on the invitation of the … Read More

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Japan begins clean up after Typhoon leaves 35 dead

10 October, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

TOKYO (Web Desk) – Japan began clean up after Typhoon leaves 35 dead as rescue efforts underway and power being restored after powerful typhoon swamps Nagano, the gateway to the Japanese Alps. According to the international media, Typhoon Hagibis Tagalog left the capital, Tokyo, relatively unscathed, but caused serious damage to surrounding regions, as rivers … Read More

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Japan sends in thousands of troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo

10 October, 2019 11:35 am 11:35 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history, which killed 18 people and briefly paralysed Tokyo. There were also 13 people missing, public broadcaster NHK said, as … Read More


Four killed, 17 missing as fierce typhoon batters Tokyo

10 October, 2019 5:45 am 5:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Four people were killed and 17 were missing after the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in decades paralysed Tokyo, flooding rivers and putting millions under evacuation warning before it plowed up the northeastern coast. Authorities lifted rain and flood warnings for the Kanto region around a becalmed Tokyo before dawn but … Read More


Japan advises hundreds of thousands to evacuate as powerful typhoon approac...

10 October, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of households in Japan were advised to evacuate due to fears of flooding as a powerful typhoon was set to make landfall late on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. A number of municipal governments issued evacuation advisories to areas particularly at risk, … Read More