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Kerry meets China’s Xi amid heightened Asia tensions – AFP

AFPBeijing — US Secretary of State John Kerry met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, as Washington’s security allies Tokyo and Manila fret over China’s far-reaching territorial claims. Kerry started his Valentine’s Day visit with…

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Japan hawks unveil sweeping defense upgrade – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTOKYO — Japan unveiled a sweeping national security strategy Tuesday that will boost defense spending and see troops and equipment shifted to the nation’s southwest islands — part of a move to develop the…

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Tokyo Wins 2020 Olympics Bid

Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 Olympics, even with the recent radiation damage problems caused by the 2012 Japan Earthquake, and the still current radiation problems after the meltdown at the Fukukawa Nuclear…


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