Four injured, including two police officers, after apparent shooting and stabbing in Nagano

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Four injured, including two police officers, after apparent shooting and stabbing in Nagano
People in the area have been asked to remain indoors. According to police sources a male suspect was wearing camouflage clothing, a cap, sunglasses and …
Seven & I management wins showdown with U.S. fund over 7-Eleven strategy
ValueAct Capital, an activist hedge fund and major shareholder of Seven & I, was seeking to replace several directors including current President Ryuichi Isaka with …
LDP-Komeito clash over Tokyo candidate pick threatens broader rift
Wrangling over five new Lower House seats in Tokyo may be driving a wedge between the coalition partners.
BRICS considering large expansion as emerging economies rally to join group
The plan would increase representation from across the ‘Global South’ and provide an alternative model to the Group of Seven.
Hydrogen hype is raging but can’t lure investment to Europe
Hundreds of hydrogen projects have been floated by governments in the past years, yet only 7% of those have the financing to start construction.
Small measles outbreak in Japan raises alarm
The most recent infections appear to have happened to strangers riding the same shinkansen for less than three hours.

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