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1971: U.S. Pledges to Return Okinawa to Japan

22 minutes ago   |   NY Times

After 18 months of negotiations, the United States' secretary of state and Japan's foreign minister confirmed the decision, holding simultaneous televised ceremonies linked by...
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A member of Uganda's Olympic team tested positive for COVID-19 in Japan after being vaccinated and testing negative before travel

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Hiro Komae/AP Images An Olympian tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Japan, The Washington Post reported. The member of Uganda's team had received AstraZeneca's...
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Earlier flood forecasting could help avoid disaster in Japan

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have revealed that a newly developed forecasting system can accurately predict flood locations 32 hours in advance. Extreme rainfall events are occurring...
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Japanese officials scrap public viewing events at ill-fated Tokyo Olympics citing Covid fears

Japanese officials scrap public viewing events at ill-fated Tokyo Olympics citing Covid fears

1 day ago   |   RT

Officials in Japan have canceled all public viewing events in the capital Tokyo for its upcoming Olympic games, in a bid to reduce the risk of increasing coronavirus...
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Tokyo Olympics organizers are handing out more than 150,000 condoms to athletes - but also asking recipients not to use them at the Olympic village

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

A bed in the Olympic village in Tokyo. Jae C. Hong/AP Photo Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics plan to hand out more than 150,000 condoms to athletes. They'll also ask the more...
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New beetle-dwelling roundworm species discovered in Japan

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

A new species of nematode , named Cryptaphelenchus abietis, was isolated from bark beetles from a dead log collected in Nagano, Japan. The females of this newly described...
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Toshiba In Chaos After Bid to Foil Activist Shareholders

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The industrial giant is in chaos after a hedge fund forced it to expose its collusion with high-level officials to thwart shareholder activism.
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Bear shot dead in Japan after 8-hour rampage that left 4 injured

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News

“If you find a bear, be careful to evacuate immediately," local authorities warned after the first sighting of the animal.
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26 Top Medical Experts in Japan Urge Olympics Be Held Without Fans

2 days ago   |   Newsweek

"We believe the risks of infections inside venues would be lowest by holding the event with no fans," the experts said in a report to Olympics organizers.
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Bear shot dead after 8-hour rampage in Japan injures 4

2 days ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

A soldier at the barracks suffered cuts on his chest and stomach, but his injury was not life threatening, according to Japan's Defense Ministry.
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