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Kyodo news summary -11-

kyodonews - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 21:18
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Day in pictures: 24 April 2014

bbc - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 21:02
News photos from past 24 hours: 24 April
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Keidanren Watch

kyodonews - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:59
TOKYO - Keidanren published its proposal earlier this month on strengthening Japanese companies' competitive...
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US medics killed in Kabul attack

bbc - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:56
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a policeman guarding a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.
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Suicides among cancer patients 20 times that of general population

japantimes - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:26
Cancer patients are 20 times more likely to commit suicide within the first year of their diagnosis than members of the general population, according to ...
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Sushi legend Jiro enlisted in bid to wow president

japantimes - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:26
After arriving at Haneda airport, U.S. President Barack Obama is whisked to Ginza for a “casual dinner” with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the modest ...
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Justin pulls ‘unbelieberble’ stunt at shrine

japantimes - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:26
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber sparked a buzz on the Internet Wednesday when he posted a photo of his visit to controversial Yasukuni Shrine on ...
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Minamisoma hospital reopens

japantimes - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:26
A municipal hospital reopened in this Fukushima Prefecture city Wednesday, three years after it closed due to the nuclear crisis at Tepco’s Fukushima No. 1 ...
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Pentagon shows off life-size robot

japantimes - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:26
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a firsthand look at a life-size robot Tuesday that resembles Hollywood’s Terminator, the latest experiment by the Pentagon’s high-tech ...
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Israel in push to get Christians into army

japantimes - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:26
Israel said on Tuesday it was stepping up efforts to encourage military enlistment by Christian Arab citizens, a community long closer to the larger Muslim ...
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Sailor’s kin win boost in redress

japantimes - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:26
The Tokyo High Court on Wednesday ordered the government and a former Maritime Self-Defense Force petty officer to pay more than ¥73 million in damages ...
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Satellite images show North Korea nuke test unlikely

japantimes - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:26
North Korea is unlikely to be ready to stage a nuclear test timed to coincide with U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Asia, a respected ...
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Delisted Seibu Holdings back on TSE

japantimes - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 20:26
Seibu Holdings Inc. made a solid return to the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, nearly a decade after its predecessor, Seibu Railway ...
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