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National Jun 23, 2020

Weddings starting to be held again in Japan

The number of couples in Japan planning to hold wedding ceremonies is increasing gradually after the government lifted its coronavirus emergency in late May. Many couples have postponed or canceled their wedding ceremonies and receptions due to the new coronavirus outbreak. A small chapel located in ...

U.S. wants Security Council to extend Iran arms embargo

World Jun 23, 2020

U.S. wants Security Council to extend Iran arms embargo

The United States has proposed a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning a devastating 2019 attack on Saudi oil facilities it blames on Iran and proposing an extension of an arms embargo against the Islamic republic, sources said. The embargo, put in place as part of ...

Tokyo reports 31 new coronavirus cases Tuesday

National Jun 23, 2020

Tokyo reports 31 new coronavirus cases Tuesday

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 31 new coronavirus infections Monday, the sixth straight day to see the figure top 20, officials said. With Tuesday's total, the cumulative number of new coronavirus infections in the capital stands at 5,840, with 321 deaths so far, according to ...

U.S. and Russia hold arms talks with little sign of accord

World Jun 23, 2020

U.S. and Russia hold arms talks with little sign of accord

The United States and Russia held talks in Vienna on Monday on their only remaining major nuclear weapons accord with little prospect of imminent agreement, as critics questioned whether either side saw value in arms control. U.S. President Donald Trump has previously insisted China should ...

Anti-racism protests turn spotlight on icons of U.S. history

World Jun 23, 2020

Anti-racism protests turn spotlight on icons of U.S. history

As the wave of anti-racism protests rocking the United States brings down monuments to figures linked to the country's history of slavery, the spotlight is shifting to historic characters long considered untouchable. Although protesters initially focused on removing statues of Confederate generals, the movement has ...