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A Maritime Self-Defense Force transport vessel departed Monday for Tonga as part of Japan's continuing relief efforts to the nation.
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On Christmas Day, Michel Butros al-Jisri — one of the last Christians in the Syrian city of Idlib — didn’t attend services. The Islamic rebels who control the area had long since locked up the church. | via @nytimes
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New U.S. Ambassador Rahm Emanuel — known for having the ear of President Joe Biden — arrived in Japan on Sunday and will be focused on deepening the alliance and reining in China's assertive moves in the region.
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Tokyo confirmed 8,503 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, more than double the total of 3,719 logged a week earlier.
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Boris Johnson faces the most critical week of his premiership, as he braces for the outcome of an investigation that could lead to his own colleagues ousting him.
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An incursion by Chinese warplanes into airspace near Taiwan, the largest since October, came as a report said that Beijing had recently established a constant naval presence between southern Japan and eastern Taiwan.
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The leak of ice-wall coolant underscores the unpredictable challenges in the clean-up of the Fukushima No. 1 site.
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SoftBank hopes to step up deal-making after putting little of its money into its home country in the past.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will learn Monday whether he can appeal to Britain's Supreme Court against a High Court ruling that he may be extradited to the United States.
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