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Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya called ‘apartheid’ in new report

japantimes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:38
Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to “dehumanizing apartheid,” Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions ...
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Got a spare $71 million? How about a single Hong Kong apartment?

japantimes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:36
Home may be where the heart is, but in Hong Kong it comes at a record price — more than $71 million for a single ...
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Osaka woman arrested after confessing to dumping the bodies of four babies

japantimes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:26
A 53-year-old woman was arrested in Osaka on Tuesday after she confessed to disposing of four dead infants she had given birth to over a ...
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Russia’s Putin hosts Syria’s Assad

japantimes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:24
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar Assad to talk about the need to move from military operations to the search for a political ...
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Toyota unveils third-generation ‘Avatar’-like robot T-HR3

japantimes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:17
Toyota Motor Corp. unveiled on Tuesday its third-generation humanoid T-HR3 robot, a unit designed to partner with humans — who remotely control it — and ...
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Hasheem Thabeet’s massive size proving to be problematic with referees

japantimes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:02
“When I’m at the helm, I cover the whole realm,” legendary rapper Rakim professed in “Remember That.”Hasheem Thabeet is a towering figure on the basketball ...
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Ex-VP urges Mugabe to resign

cnn - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:01
Zimbabwe's former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged longtime President Robert Mugabe to resign in a strongly worded statement Tuesday.
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Only known war memoirs by Emperor Hirohito to go up for auction in New York

japantimes - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 17:58
The auction house Bonhams says the volumes, set to be auctioned on Dec. 6, are expected to fetch an estimated $100,000 to $150,000.
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