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Russian Military Seeking to Counter Growing Chinese Role in Central Asia

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Tokyo lifts Covid-19 business restrictions and people can travel freely in Japan

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India loses 20 soldiers in a border clash with belligerent China: Covid-19 convulsions

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North Korea and South Korea tensions ratchet up: Moon Jae-in is in a spin 

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Many soldiers killed in Mali after Sunni Islamists attack an armed convoy

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Tokyo Governor Koike is enabling the sex entertainment area to threaten society with Covid-19  

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South Africa and woman found hanging from a tree and other murders

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Japanese art and rinpa: Buddhism, Maple trees, and a lovely stone lantern

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Brazil covid-19 deaths reach just below 43,000 with high daily infections 

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Tokyo Governor Koike to run for re-election while people wait for 100,000 yen support 

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UNHCR requests support for the Sahel based on ethnic and religious violence

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Tokyo is moving closer to full economic and social normality from Covid-19

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Russian Navy Prioritizes Tsirkon Hypersonic Missiles

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Japan art and Morimura Hōgi (1805-1862): High culture and continuity

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Ethnic clashes, Christian pogroms, and Islamist terrorist attacks in Nigeria

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Japan and likely increased heatstroke deaths: Facemasks, hot summer, and Covid-19 

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Hungary praises cooperation in Central Europe: Visegrad and reaching out

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Japan is pragmatic about Hong Kong: China versus Australia, Canada, US, and the UK

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Afghan refugees burnt alive by Iran police: “Give me some water, I am burning”

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Japanese death poems: The final flicker of Prince Ōtsu (663-686)

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Another ethnic massacre in Mali and political tensions

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The UK reaches 40,000 official Coronavirus death: 48,000 on death certificates

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Red Light Area again responsible for 7 out of 12 new Covid-19 cases in Tokyo

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Kenyan police kill 26 in Covid-19 curfew but no international outcry

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Coronavirus crisis is increasing in Pakistan but the leader opens up tourism

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Japanese Buddhist art and Kaō: Fourteenth-century art and the Middle Kingdom

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1.5 million Venezuelan refugees face severe hardship: Exacerbated by covid-19

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