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A senior government official attended a ceremony Saturday commemorating the “incorporation” of two tiny islets at the center of a territorial dispute with South Korea. Yoshitami Kameoka, parliamentary secretary with the Cabinet Office, represented the government at the Takeshima Day ceremony, which is named ...
A memorial service commemorating the third anniversary of the Christchurch quake, which claimed the lives of 185 people, including 28 Japanese students, was held Saturday in the city’s botanical gardens. The civic ceremony was attended by Senior Vice Foreign Minister Norio Mitsuya, Japanese Ambassador ...
Protesters took control of Ukraine’s capital Saturday, seizing the president’s office as parliament sought to oust him and form a new government. President Viktor Yanukovych left Kiev for his support base in the country’s Russian-speaking east, where lawmakers questioned the legitimacy of central authorities ...