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In wake of attack, Kishida thought of bystanders, election and G7 summit
In an exclusive interview, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said that he did not feel his life was threatened in the immediate aftermath of an attack …
China tensions top agenda as G7 diplomats meet in Japan
Top diplomats from Group of Seven countries have telegraphed what is likely to be in a joint statement, with officials stressing the importance of unity …
G7 ministers promise more green energy use, but timeline on coal exit elusive
Japan’s position, adopted by the country’s ministers, is that each country has its own economic energy situation that requires different methods to achieve carbon neutrality.
‘I am Taiwanese’: China threat toughens island’s identity
At a barbed-wire museum where political prisoners were once held, visitors lauded Taiwan’s democracy shaped by its own national identity on the island across from …
COVID-19 tracker: Tokyo’s new cases stay flat from week before
The number of severe cases under Tokyo’s criteria rose by one form Sunday to six , while one death linked to the virus was reported …

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