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    Asian Games: Four Japanese Athletes Booted From Asian Games in Prostitute Scandal

    Four Japanese basketball players have been sent home from the Asian Games in disgrace for allegedly paying prostitutes for sex, the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) said Monday.

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    Have The Ashes Of Hiroshima Taught The World Anything?

    Hiroshima and the subsequent bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, remain the only time atomic weapons of mass destruction have been used in conflict. It effectively brought World War II to an end.

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    Japan floods toll reaches 199

    Nearly 73,000 army, police and fire brigade personnel continue to look for the missing with the help of 83 helicopters and dozens of vessels, government spokesperson Yoshihide Suga said.

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    Japan: Doomsday cult leader and 5 followers executed

    Doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara and six of his followers have been executed for their roles in a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subways and other crimes, closing a chapter on one of Japan.

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    Australia, US, India and Japan mull rival to China's OBOR

    Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China’s multibillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative in an

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    Modi, Abe lay foundation for bullet train in India

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined Abe at the ceremony for the railway project that will link Mumbai and Ahmedabad, before holding their summit in Gandhinagar in the western state of Gujarat.

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    India initiates ‘mother of all underwater defence deals’

    India has kick-started its “mother of all underwater defence deals” after a 10-year delay, with France, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Spain and Japan being in the fray to build six advanced stealth submarines for an estimated

    South Asia
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    Saudi Arabia's Failed Oil War

    Saudi King Salman’s ongoing visit to Asia, through which he hopes to attract Japanese and Chinese investment in Saudi Arabia, is another indication of how committed the country is to reforming its economy.

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    After Hiroshima, Abe and Obama to pay respects at Pearl Harbour

    Seven months after President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima, the city where World War II all but ended, his Japanese counterpart is paying his respects at the site where the brutal conflict began.

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    US, Japan set to sign pact to limit US base worker immunity

    Japan and the U.S. have agreed in principle on guidelines for limiting immunity from Japanese prosecution for civilian workers at American military bases, following a murder case this year.

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    Japanese protest US Marine bases in Okinawa Prefecture

    Thousands of Japanese people have staged a demonstration to express their strong opposition to the presence of US military bases on the southern island of Okinawa.

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    Patient's fart causes fire in Japanese operating theatre

    A patient breaking wind during a surgical procedure sparked a fire that caused her to be seriously burnt, according to Japanese media reports,the fire occurred at Tokyo Medical University.

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