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Former South Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea’s spy agency whose political skills helped him also serve twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped,...

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Global Markets: Asian shares hit six-month lows as tariffs take economic toll

Read more about Global Markets: Asian shares hit six-month lows as tariffs take economic toll on Business Standard. TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stumbled to their lowest in six months on Friday, ...

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As Fukushima residents return, some see hope in nuclear tourism

By Tim Kelly FUKUSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - On a cold day in February, Takuto Okamoto guided his first tour group to a sight few outsiders had witnessed in person: the construction cranes looming ove...

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Japan to halt missile attack drills after Trump-Kim summit – Kyodo

Japan has decided to halt evacuation drills to prepare for a potential North Korean missile attack as tensions had eased following a historic summit between the leaders of the United States and Nor...

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Japan halts drills simulating N Korea missile attack

TOKYO: Japan has halted evacuation drills simulating a North Korean missile attack in the wake of historic talks between Washington and Pyongyang, local media reported Thursday.Government officials...

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Two Japan airlines rename Taiwan as 'China Taiwan' on Chinese websites

Japan's two largest airlines have changed "Taiwan" to "China Taiwan" on their Chinese-language websites, officials said today, a move likely to please Beijing but anger the self-ruled island. The c...

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