Tokyo knife attack on Keio Line then fire set on the train carriage

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Ethiopia crisis: Tigrayan forces claim to take a strategic town in Amhara

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Art of Japan and exquisite birds by Yamamoto Kōitsu (1843-1905)

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Sudan on tenterhooks: Mass protests against the military coup

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Japan election looms but apathy rules the day!

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Japan art and Hōitsu: A delightful triptych of nature by this Buddhist monk

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President el-Sisi lifts the State of Emergency in Egypt: Anti-Christian attacks and Muslim Brotherhood

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Sudan in crisis after the military coup: PM Hamdok arrested

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Japan art and continuity despite rapid political changes: Sakai Dōitsu (1845-1913)

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China and Russia in joint navy patrol: the Sea of Japan, Western Pacific, and the East China Sea

China and Russia in joint navy patrol: the Sea of Japan, Western Pacific, and the East…

PM Viktor Orbán of Hungary says, “We’re David who Goliath is best off steering clear of”

PM Viktor Orbán of Hungary says, “We’re David who Goliath is best off steering clear of”…

Japanese Death Poem: The final moments of Prince Ōtsu (663-686)

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Japanese Buddhist poetry from centuries ago

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State of Emergency in Ecuador: “One enemy and that is drug trafficking”

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Yemen and UNICEF says 10,000 known children killed or injured since the war began

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Japanese Buddhist poetry: Saigyō, nature, and solitude

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Myanmar needs a National Salvation government: Neither side can win, only more suffering!

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Poland decries EU threat of economic blackmail: Endless Visegrad disrespect

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Japanese poetry: Highly esteemed Hitomaro from 7th to early 8th century

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North Korea and South Korea military modernization: Japan watching developments

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Biafra, Communists in Indonesia, and East Timor: Shameful legacy of millions of deaths under Harold Wilson

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Russia hopes for a U-turn in the EU’s energy policy

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Japan politics: Komeito opposes LDP focus on increased military spending

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Sudan needs international support to preserve the democratic path

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Japanese art and never-never land

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MP Amess stabbed to death by Islamist inside a church in England: Apostates face death in Somalia

MP Amess stabbed to death by Islamist inside a church in England: Apostates face death in…

Iran and Nuclear deal is a luxury that bypasses the fear of everyday life!

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Japan election preparations: Opposition need apathetic non-voters to vote

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Bloodshed in Beirut is a reminder that regional Christians have been betrayed

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Japanese art and the feeling of Shinto through the prism of nature

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Sunni Islamists massacre Muslims in mosque attack in Niger

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Chile declares a ‘state of exception” concerning Mapuche tensions

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Russian Federation dismayed by PM Kishida of Japan: Kuril Islands

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Austria and political order despite Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigning

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Buddhist poetry in Japan and the fallen Autumn leaf: Henjō (816-890) and Sōgi (1421-1502)

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DRC and 26 million people facing food insecurity: WHO sex scandals to elites siphoning money

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Shia Muslims killed inside a mosque in Afghanistan by a Uighur terrorist

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Buddhist nun: Art, poetry, Japanese anti-Buddhism, and sadness of Rengetsu (1791-1875)

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France and Greece sign Defense Pact: NATO members worry about NATO Turkey

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Japan and the Russian Federation: Kishida and Putin hold a positive chat

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