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Dollar tops ¥106.50 in Tokyo on U.S.-North Korea news

The dollar advanced above ¥106.50 in Tokyo trading on Friday, with geopolitical concern over the Korean Peninsula eased by news that U.S. President Donald Trump ...
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Singapore-based NEM foundation ends tracking of stolen cryptocurrency
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:37:19 +0100
Singapore-based cryptocurrency organization Foundation said Tuesday it has stopped tracking stolen NEM virtual currency following a massive hack of the Coincheck exchange in January.The ...
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Osaka University OKs world’s first test of iPS-cell-based heart failure treatment
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:16:34 +0100
A Japanese team of physicians won approval Friday from an Osaka University panel for its plan to carry out the world’s first clinical study for ...
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Japan tells North Korea of intention to hold talks between leaders
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:00:14 +0100
The Japanese government has conveyed to North Korea its desire to hold a summit talk between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim ...
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Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:01:19 +0100
The suspect in the deadly string of bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly ...
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Boko Haram returns scores of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:47:32 +0100
Boko Haram Islamists who kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria, just over a month ago have returned 76 of the students to the town, ...
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Japan’s nuclear regulator to increase legal staff to respond to Fukushima lawsuits, others
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:11:07 +0100
The nation’s nuclear regulator will increase its legal staff from this spring to deal with lawsuits related to the Fukushima crisis, sources said Wednesday.The secretariat ...
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Top diplomats from Japan, Russia meet in Tokyo, keen on promoting joint economic projects on disputed islands
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:04:35 +0100
The foreign ministers of Japan and Russia agreed Wednesday to further promote negotiations over joint economic projects on four disputed islands off Hokkaido ahead of ...
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Top diplomats of Japan and Russia keen on promoting joint economic Northern Territory projects
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:14:07 +0100
The foreign ministers of Japan and Russia agreed Wednesday to further promote negotiations over joint economic projects on four disputed islands off Hokkaido ahead of ...
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Suspect in Austin bombing attacks blows himself up, police say
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:26:42 +0100
The suspect in a spate of bombing attacks that have killed two people and injured four others this month blew himself up with an explosive ...
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Suspect in Austin bombings killed during confrontation with police: report
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:47:52 +0100
Police in Texas said Wednesday they were working an officer-involved shooting, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said it was “at the ...
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg asked to testify and Cambridge Analytica CEO Nix suspended after allegations of data misuse
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:38:30 +0100
The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended by the company, as government authorities bear down on both Cambridge and Facebook over ...
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Researcher captures striking Antarctic video of minke whale
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:32:23 +0100
Marine mammal expert Dr. Regina Eisert thought minke whales were a little boring until she captured some striking footage of one swimming underwater near Antarctica. ...
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China and Philippines discuss joint South China Sea projects
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:26:25 +0100
Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano was in Beijing on Wednesday for talks on possible joint development projects in the South China Sea amid signs ...
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Chinese rights activists fearful as former police official takes charge of legal affairs
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:26:18 +0100
Chinese rights lawyers and activists say the Monday promotion of former police official Fu Zhenghua to head China’s justice ministry signals an even deeper freeze ...
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Japan Post Holdings to set up real estate unit
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:43:11 +0100
Japan Post Holdings Inc. plans to set up a wholly owned unit to strengthen the group’s real estate business, sources said Wednesday.Through the new subsidiary, ...
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