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Japan

13 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio

Police said the fierce blaze appeared to have been started deliberately but there was no immediate information on a possible motive.

18 Jul 2019 1:25 PM

24 killed, 35 injured in Japan animation studio fire

Police said that a 41-year-old man poured what appeared to be petrol around the studio and set it on fire.

18 Jul 2019 1:21 PM

Japan's USD 270 million craft makes second touchdown on distant asteroid

The successful touchdown was greeted with cheering and applause in the JAXA mission control room, with officials grinning and shaking hands.

11 Jul 2019 11:06 AM

Oil prices drop on signs global economy slowing amid trade disputes

Oil prices are being pressured by ongoing worries about demand as the US-China trade war.

09 Jul 2019 9:49 AM

800,000 people ordered to evacuate due to heavy rain in Japan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked residents of the cities to 'take steps to protect their lives'.

03 Jul 2019 4:35 PM

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Japan's Kagoshima city orders 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centres

About 900 mm (35.4 inches) of rain has fallen on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, where Kagoshima is located.

03 Jul 2019 1:14 PM

Watch: Whalers bring ashore 27 feet catch, fishermen say ‘worth waiting for 31 years’

The whale arrived on Monday in the northern Japanese town of Kushiro, where hours earlier five ships had set out on the hunt.

02 Jul 2019 4:51 PM

Japan's first commercial whale hunt ships set off after more than 3 decades

This move has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales.

01 Jul 2019 4:11 PM

If you don't do it now, it'll never happen: Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace deal

'With me being President, if you don't get that deal done it'll never happen,' he was quoted as saying.

30 Jun 2019 9:34 AM

Who needs G20? The question gets louder as US-China trade war dominates agenda

Russia's Vladimir Putin said in the summit run-up that the liberalism long championed by G20 heavyweights Europe and the US was 'obsolete'.

29 Jun 2019 9:12 PM

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Vladimir Putin says Russia will do all it can to improve ties with US

Trump confirmed that Putin had invited him to a ceremony to mark 75 years since Russia's World War Two defeat of the Nazis.

29 Jun 2019 5:27 PM

G-20 Summit: India pitches strongly for fight against fugitive economic offenders

Among others issues that India raised during the summit were on climate change, clean energy, environment protection, agriculture, tourism.

29 Jun 2019 4:35 PM

19 members of G-20, except US, recommit to Paris climate deal

Language in final statement after summit in Osaka mirrors that agreed during last year's G-20, but was hard-won after objections from US.

29 Jun 2019 3:33 PM

PM Modi invites G-20 countries to join global coalition on disaster resilience

Modi, who is in Osaka, Japan for the two-day G-20 Summit, laid special emphasis on building a disaster resilient future.

29 Jun 2019 3:16 PM

‘Angry, unhappy; but no one blames Saudi Prince’: Trump on Khashoggi murder

The US president said that nobody has directly pointed a finger, when asked about whether he raised the issue during a meeting with royal.

29 Jun 2019 2:04 PM

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Donald Trump says open to stepping into North Korea with Kim Jong Un

'Sure I would, I would. I'd feel very comfortable doing that. I'd have no problem,' Trump said.

29 Jun 2019 1:24 PM

Watch: Ivanka sums up Modi-Trump meet, calls it 'productive discussion'

Modi and Donald Trump met at on the sidelines of the summit on Friday.

29 Jun 2019 12:18 PM

G-20 Summit: PM Modi, Turkish Prez talk on counter-terrorism, defence

The Turkish leader, during a two-day visit to India in July 2018, assured of his country's full support in the fight against terrorism.

29 Jun 2019 12:07 PM

'Ready for 'historic' trade deal with China at G-20 Summit,' says Donald Trump

Trump said: 'It would be historic if we could do a fair trade deal. We are totally open to it.'

29 Jun 2019 9:31 AM

PM Modi holds separate talks with Prez of Indonesia, Brazil; focus on bilateral ties

Later in the day, the Prime Minister will meet leaders of Turkey and Australia among others.

29 Jun 2019 9:12 AM

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