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Car rams into pedestrians in Kobe, seriously injures two

May 3, 2016

Car rams into pedestrians in Kobe, seriously injures two

A car rammed into pedestrians Tuesday morning in Kobe, seriously injuring two people, police said. All up, seven men and women, including the 63-year-old driver of the car, were wounded in the accident. Of those, a 45-year-old woman and her 14-year-old daughter were seriously ...

Abe, Hollande agree to strengthen anti-terror cooperation

May 3, 2016

Abe, Hollande agree to strengthen anti-terror cooperation

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Francois Hollande have confirmed that their two countries will step up cooperation in combating terrorism. They also shared concern during their meeting in Paris about China’s ongoing militarization of the South China Sea, while agreeing on the ...

May 2, 2016

Italy, Japan urge G-7 to splash out for growth

Italy and Japan want the upcoming Group of Seven leaders summit to send a “strong signal” of support for using flexible budget policies to stimulate the slowing global economy, the leaders of the two countries said Monday. At the start of a European tour ...

May 2, 2016

Japan, Philippines strike deal on leasing MSDF aircraft

Japan has agreed to lease Maritime Self-Defense Force TC-90 training aircraft to the Philippines, the Defense Ministry said Monday, marking the first time for Japan to lend military aircraft to a foreign country. Defense Minister Gen Nakatani and Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin confirmed ...