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Japan Times
Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Programs help students tackle international issues
“Challenge your mind, Change our future.”  Ritsumeikan University adopted this motto in 2018 as part of its vision toward 2030. In a time when it is difficult to predict the future due to the COVID-19 pandemic and increasingly complex social and political issues, the university is determined to...
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Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Freedom to examine topics from various perspectives
Sophia University, the first Jesuit and oldest Catholic university in Japan, is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year. “Amid the dynamically shifting global landscape, we are questioning the role we should play in Japanese society and how we can serve the international community,” said university...
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Special Supplements / Hiroshima G7 Summit Special
May 19, 2023
Split education system needs a shake-up, president warns
Waseda University, one of Japan’s leading private universities, began its history as Tokyo Senmon Gakko, which was established in 1882. The founder, Shigenobu Okuma, served as Japan’s prime minister twice, in 1898 and 1914. Waseda has produced eight of the country’s prime ministers, including Fumio...
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JAPAN / Politics
May 18, 2023
Kishida and Biden hail ‘evolution’ of alliance as leaders meet in Hiroshima
A senior Japanese official said the leaders held substantive talks on a range of issues, from defense and economic security coordination to their response to the war in Ukraine.
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JAPAN
May 18, 2023
Police on high alert ahead of G7 summit in Hiroshima
With recent attacks still fresh on people’s minds, drones, boats and around 24,000 police are patrolling the city.
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WORLD
May 18, 2023
At the G7 summit in Hiroshima, all eyes will be on ‘Ukraine, Ukraine, Ukraine’
Discussions on the issue will come at a crucial time for the G7 grouping itself, which has struggled to define its purpose and goals in recent years, as well as for the host country.
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COMMENTARY / World
May 17, 2023
Delivering on nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima
With nuclear tensions rising, the G7 summit’s participants must recognize the catastrophic consequences of nuclear arms and take steps to strengthen the global resolve against their use.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
May 17, 2023
Investing in a rules-based order will dominate the G7
The G7 summit should prioritize preserving the rules-based order, denuclearization, dealing with China’s intentions and fostering unity with the Global South.
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JAPAN
May 17, 2023
The second life of Hiroshima's origami cranes
For a decade, the Daisho-in Buddhist temple on Miyajima island, facing Hiroshima, has held ritual burnings of the millions of origami cranes sent to the city each year.
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JAPAN
May 17, 2023
U.N. chief urges no-use nuclear weapons policy ahead of G7 summit
Speaking to a group of reporters at the U.N. headquarters in New York, Guterres said 'it's time' for nuclear weapons states to declare they will not use the armaments 'in any circumstance.'
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JAPAN
May 17, 2023
At Hiroshima G7, bomb survivors grapple with a disarmament dream deferred
They fear Hiroshima's legacy — its importance as the first city to be flattened by a nuclear weapon — may be reduced to a historical artifact rather than a call for change.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 17, 2023
Former Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer hammered again
The BayStars trailed 7-0 in the second and battled back but fell short.
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JAPAN
May 16, 2023
G7 working on deterring China economic coercion, U.S. envoy says
China has repeatedly hit back at allegations of coercion, saying the U.S. is guilty of using such methods itself.
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JAPAN
May 16, 2023
In her own words: A Hiroshima bomb survivor learns English to tell her story
While talks by hibakusha have become a regular feature of Hiroshima's memorial sites, Teruko Yahata stands out for her presentations in English.
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JAPAN
May 15, 2023
G7 to promote world without nuclear weapons, Kishida says
The G7 leaders are expected to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, which is dedicated to documenting the world's first use of a nuclear weapon during war.
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JAPAN / History / Longform
May 15, 2023
Rebuilding a community: Hiroshima after the bomb
In the decades since World War II ended, the city has undergone significant material and demographic changes — yet some still remember the old streets.
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JAPAN / Politics
May 15, 2023
Biden to hold talks with Kishida ahead of Hiroshima G7 summit
The talks set for Thursday will focus on the two countries’ alliance, the Ukraine war and regional security, and will set the stage for a trilateral leaders' meeting with South Korea.
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SOCCER / J. League
May 14, 2023
Yoshinori Muto goal ensures Kobe win over tricky Sanfrecce
Elsewhere, Yokohama FC climbed off the bottom of the table by beating Kashiwa Reysol away for their second win of the season.
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JAPAN / Politics
May 13, 2023
White House says Biden to attend Hiroshima G7 summit as planned
The U.S, leader is “expected” to travel to the atomic-bombed city for the summit after earlier saying he could skip it or attend virtually amid ongoing talks over the federal debt limit.
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JAPAN
May 11, 2023
Biden hints at attending G7 summit virtually if debt issue drags on
The U.S. president said he was 'still committed' to the gathering in Japan, but said 'obviously this is the single most important thing on the agenda,' referring to the debt issue.

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