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Official account of Japan's most widely read English-language news source. Est. 1897. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/

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thejapantimes, to worldnews
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Russian authorities vilified the opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a viciousness that suggested he was more influential than Moscow would admit. Little has changed since he died. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/04/world/politics/kremlin-navalny-influence-death/ #worldnews #politics #alexeinavalny #russiaukrainewar #vladimirputin #russia

thejapantimes, to baseball
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By promising to meet with the media after his initial marriage announcement, Shohei Ohtani has succeeded where others failed, and circumvented the need for people to go digging into his private life. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/04/baseball/mlb/ohtani-media-master/

thejapantimes, to environment
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As rising seas threaten Tuvalu's existence, the tiny island nation is working hard to preserve its history online. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/environment/2024/03/04/climate-change/tuvalu-history-online-rising-seas/

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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South Korea and the United States have kicked off their large-scale annual spring military drills as North Korea continues to refine its missile and nuclear weapons programs. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/04/asia-pacific/politics/us-south-korea-military-drills/

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Princess Yuriko was hospitalized after she was diagnosed as possibly suffering cerebral infarction and having aspiration pneumonia. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/04/japan/japan-princess-yuriko-hospitalized/ #japan #princessyuriko #imperialfamily

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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Israel boycotted Gaza cease-fire talks in Cairo after Hamas rejected its demand for a complete list naming hostages that are still alive, an Israeli newspaper reported. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/04/world/politics/israel-cairo-ceasefire-talks-hostage/

thejapantimes, to random
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Devynne Charlton blazed to a world record in the women's 60-meters hurdles while pole vaulter Armand Duplantis gave a remarkable performance at the world indoor athletics championships on Sunday. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/04/more-sports/athletics-charlton-duplantis/

thejapantimes, to Tennis
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Eighth seed Yuan Yue outlasted sixth seed Wang Xiyu to win her first WTA title on Sunday, capturing an all-Chinese final at the ATX Open. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/04/tennis/yuan-wang-austin-wta/

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris has bluntly called out at Israel for not doing enough to ease a "humanitarian catastrophe" in the Gaza Strip. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/04/world/politics/us-vp-harris-israel-gaza/ #worldnews #politics #us #kamalaharris #middleeast #israel #gaza #israelhamaswar #palestinians #hamas

thejapantimes, to cricket
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Former West Indies star Chris Gayle hopes the T20 World Cup will help cricket crack the lucrative American sports market and lift the game onto a new global level. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/04/more-sports/gayle-t20-cricket-us/

thejapantimes, to baseball
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Former Orix Buffaloes pitcher Alessandro Maestri is returning to the venue where he found his greatest success and, for a time, mastered his demons. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/04/baseball/japanese-baseball/buffaloes-alessandro-maestri/

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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thejapantimes, to soccer
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Alexander Scholz's late penalty kick salvaged a point for Urawa Reds in a 1-1 draw at home Sunday to promoted Tokyo Verdy. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/04/soccer/reds-verdy-j-league/

thejapantimes, to random
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Japanese boxer Reiya Abe has fallen short in his bid to unseat Mexico's Luis Alberto Lopez as IBF world featherweight champion, losing a one-sided bout via eighth-round technical knockout. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/04/more-sports/boxing-abe-lopez/ #moresports #reiyaabe #luisalbertolopez #ibf

thejapantimes, to random
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Lock Walt Steenkamp and winger Ben Paltridge each scored a brace of tries to lead Sagamihara Dynaboars to a 34-28 upset win against Kubota Spears on Sunday. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/04/more-sports/league-one-dynaboars-spears/ #moresports #sagamiharadynaboars #kubotaspears #japanrugbyleagueone

thejapantimes, to business
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Japan’s Nikkei 225 Stock Average climbed above the psychological level of 40,000 for the first time, opening the door to further gains in its historic rally. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/03/04/markets/nikkei-stocks-top-40000/ #business #markets #nikkei #stocks #japaneseeconomy #tse

thejapantimes, to worldwithoutus
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The Malaysian government said Sunday it is open to resuming the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that went missing en route to Beijing nearly 10 years ago, citing a potential collaboration with a U.S. ocean exploration company. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/03/asia-pacific/resuming-search-mh370/

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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Scientists have identified what might be the genetic mechanism behind humankind's tailless condition — a mutation in a gene instrumental in embryonic development. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/03/world/science-health/people-with-tails/ #worldnews #sciencehealth #humans #monkeys #apes #genetics #dna

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Japanese opposition parties on Sunday reiterated their request that 32 lawmakers of the House of Councilors appear before a panel on political ethics over a money scandal rocking the ruling Liberal Democratic Party. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/03/japan/politics/japan-opposition-ethics-panel/

thejapantimes, to Japan
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Tokyo police mistakenly arrested a Filipino man Saturday for allegedly overstaying his visa even though he was in the process of renewing his residence card. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/03/japan/crime-legal/police-mistakenly-arrest-filipino-man/ #japan #crimelegal #japanesepolice #immigrationservicesagency

thejapantimes, to Japan
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The ratio of pet dogs in Japan vaccinated for rabies vaccinations has fallen from %100 to around 70%, with a lack of reported cases likely leading to diminishing fears of a disease that is almost always fatal. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2024/03/03/japan/science-health/rabies-vaccinations-falling/ #japan #sciencehealth #pets #dogs #rabies

thejapantimes, to singapore
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Australian Hannah Green made three late birdies to claim the HSBC Women's World Championship title on Sunday as Japan's Ayaka Furue faltered in the final round. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/03/more-sports/hannah-green-singapore-win/ #moresports #hannahgreen #lpga #ayakafurue #singapore #hsbcwomen039sworldchampionship

thejapantimes, to NewZealand
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Takahiro Hataji became the first Japanese golfer to win the New Zealand Open after he finished at 17-under par at Millbrook Golf Resort on Sunday. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2024/03/03/more-sports/hataji-wins-new-zealand-open/

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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Vladimir Putin ridiculed the idea that he would invade Ukraine, right up until he ordered close to 200,000 troops over the border. Can his word be trusted? https://www.japantimes.co.jp/commentary/2024/03/03/world/stopping-putin/

thejapantimes, to worldnews
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Owing to the mobilizing effect of Donald Trump's candidacy, European leaders are finally realizing that they urgently need to get their act together on defense. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/commentary/2024/03/03/world/trump-effect-takes-europe/

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