The FBI is investigating attempted cyberintrusions targeting reporters of The New York Times and is looking into whether Russian intelligence agencies are responsible for the acts, a U.S. official said Tuesday. The Times reported Tuesday evening that the attempted cyberattack targeted the newspaper’s Moscow bureau, and that there was no evidence that it was successful. […]
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A woman in her 30s has sued a former vice principal of a public elementary school in Toyama Prefecture for alleged sexual abuse and indecent acts she says were perpetrated against her nearly a quarter century ago when she was around 10 years old, her lawyer said Wednesday. The woman filed the lawsuit with the […]
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A recent spate of defections suggests that some North Korean elites are losing faith in the country's future under Kim Jong Un.
Japan should spend ¥10 trillion ($99.83 billion) on fiscal stimulus both in fiscal 2017 and 2018 to offset the economy’s lack of demand and eliminate the risk of deflation, an adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. Abe has already compiled a stimulus package for the current fiscal year with ¥7.5 trillion in spending, but […]
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The 2012 draft constitution remains a heavy burden on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's pursuit of revising the nation's supreme law while he's in office.
It's no more Mr. Nice Guy for Donald Trump.
Is Britain's less-than-full-hearted commitment to the European adventure best pursued as an increasingly anomalous member of a broken EU or as a concerned and friendly neighbor?
The Olympic flag arrived in Japan on Wednesday with Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and the Japanese Olympic delegation returning from Brazil, as Tokyo looks forward to hosting the next Olympic Summer Games in 2020. The flag, bearing the symbol of the five interlocking rings, arrived at Tokyo’s Haneda airport on charter flights with the delegation, […]
Lawson HMV Entertainment Inc. will open a record store in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward to tap the growing popularity of retro music technology, sources say. Aside from collectors, vinyl is becoming popular with younger generations of music fans at a time when compact disc sales are falling as more people flock to the internet to listen. […]
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