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Japan GSDF Band Joins Military Music Festival in Moscow

August 25, 2019

Moscow- The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s Central Band performed in the Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival at Moscow’s Red Square on Friday, becoming the first SDF band to join the event. The GSDF band played music featuring Japanese traditional

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U.N. chief urges Japan, South Korea to resolve tensions

August 24, 2019

New York–U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged Japan and South Korea to restore their relations as tensions were heightened further by Seoul’s decision to scrap its intelligence-sharing pact with Tokyo. While indicating his reluctance to “interfere in the bilateral

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Broad accord reached in Japan-U.S. trade talks: Motegi

August 24, 2019

Washington–The Japanese and U.S. governments have reached a broad agreement in their trade talks, Toshimitsu Motegi, Japanese minister in charge of the negotiations, suggested Friday. “We saw major progress,” Motegi told a press conference following a three-day ministerial session with

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North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles

August 24, 2019

Seoul–North Korea fired two projectiles presumed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan on Saturday morning, the South Korean military and the Japanese government said. One of them was launched around 6:44 a.m. (9:44 p.m. Friday GMT)

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Japanese fisheries industry concerned about S. Korea business

August 24, 2019

Tokyo–Heightened tensions between Tokyo and Seoul are fueling concerns in the Japanese fisheries industry about the outlook about its business with South Korea. Industry officials think that South Korea is unlikely to lift its ban on imports of fishery products

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Finland Air Guitar world championship

August 24, 2019

Nanami Nagura alias Seven Seas of Japan performs during the final of the 24th Air Guitar World Championship in Oulu, Finland, 23 August 2019. The annual event runs from 22 to 23 August. The finals will be held on 23

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China welcomes end of Japan-South Korea military info pact

August 24, 2019

Beijing–China signaled support Friday for South Korea’s decision to terminate an agreement to share military intelligence with Japan. A bilateral agreement should contribute to regional peace and stability and promote the peace process on the Korean Peninsula without hurting the

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S. Korean lawmakers to visit Takeshima on August 31

August 24, 2019

Seoul–Seven South Korean lawmakers will visit the Takeshima Islands in the Sea of Japan on Aug. 31, one of the lawmakers said Friday, a trip that could stir up tensions between Tokyo and Seoul. The visit to the islands controlled

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