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No respite for millions of civilians as Syria war drags on, U.N. says

World May 4, 2018

No respite for millions of civilians as Syria war drags on, U.N. says

Syria's war rages unabated despite a fall in the number of besieged civilians, a senior U.N. official said on Thursday, warning of a potential worsening of the conflict in the rebel-controlled governorate of Idlib. U.N. humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland said millions of civilians were still ...

Editorials May 4, 2018

China and India make progress

Japan must understand the China-India relationship as it formulates its regional strategy, especially given the growing significance of New Delhi in Tokyo's foreign policy.

Samuraiz rally past Rizing in final minute

Basketball / B. League May 4, 2018

Samuraiz rally past Rizing in final minute

by Ed Odeven

The Kanazawa Samuraiz made a pair of clutch baskets in the final minute, rallying to beat the visiting Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka by the slimmest of margins, 71-70, on Friday night. Tsubasa Yonamine scored his only two points on a layup with 1 minute remaining. The ...

Swallows' David Buchanan shuts down Carp

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 4, 2018

Swallows' David Buchanan shuts down Carp

David Buchanan allowed five hits without a walk and drove in a run to help the Tokyo Yakult Swallows to an 8-0 win over the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp on Friday. Buchanan (3-1), who has yet to pitch less than six innings or allow more ...