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Asia Pacific|Fear Sharpens in Japan That Hiroshima's Lessons Are Fading
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HIROSHIMA, Japan — Tokyo is Japan's political and commercial capital. Kyoto is its temple-filled repository of traditional culture. But Hiroshima — obliterated by an American atomic bomb 71 years ago then rebuilt with a newly peaceful and prosperous ...
More and more Americans question the Hiroshima bombing. But they would they do it again? Maybe.Washington Post
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EU: Some 20 Bodies Spotted as Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya
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ROME — A migrant boat sank off Libya's coast Thursday, with some 20 bodies spotted in the sea. Officials said 88 people had been rescued. The Libyan coast guard also reported finding four bodies as well as also two empty boats, suggesting there could ...
Italy says migrant boat capsized, second in two daysReuters
Migrant crisis: Dozens feared dead in shipwreck off LibyaBBC News
Dozens feared dead as migrant boat capsizes in MediterraneanThe Guardian
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G7 agrees need strong message on South China Sea; China says don't 'hype'
ISE-SHIMA, Japan Group of Seven (G7) leaders agreed on Thursday on the need to send a strong message on maritime claims in the western Pacific, where an increasingly assertive China is locked in territorial disputes with Japan and several Southeast ...
G-7 Leaders Differ on Risks to Global GrowthWall Street Journal
Japan urges G-7 to avert another economic crisisWashington Post
Obama's talk on nukes at Hiroshima to clash with realityCBS News
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Swiss boys' refuse to shake female teacher's hand, face $5000 fines
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The canton reversed the school's earlier compromise with the boys, who are Muslim Syrian immigrants. Switzerland, like much of Europe, faces cultural challenges amid an influx of asylum-seekers.
Swiss School Board Upholds Handshake Policy, Despite Religious ObjectionsNPR
Muslim students face $5K fine if they refuse Swiss teachers' handshakesUSA TODAY
Swiss region: Muslim boys must shake female teachers' handsWashington Post
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Obama: World leaders rightfully 'rattled' by Trump
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President Barack Obama said Thursday that foreign leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have good reason to feel that way, as he accused the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of ignorance about world affairs. President Barack Obama ...
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Obama Calls for Democratic Unity, Urges Candidates to 'Stick to the Issues'Wall Street Journal
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The Latest: French police detain 9, scuffle with protesters
LE HAVRE, France — The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local): 3:40 p.m.. Paris police have detained nine people and scuffled with masked protesters as several thousand marched through the French capital to demand that the government scrap a ...
French labour dispute: Widespread strikes cause disruptionBBC News
French union leads anti-reform protests, warns of Euro soccer cup disruptionReuters
France Gripped by Day of Strikes as Protests Over Labor Reforms GrowWall Street Journal
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Middle East|Muslim Mob Attacked Christian Homes in Egyptian Province
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CAIRO — A Muslim mob ransacked and torched seven Christian homes last week in a province south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, after rumors spread that a Christian man had an affair with a Muslim woman, according to a statement by the local Orthodox ...
Elderly Christian Woman Stripped Naked and Paraded Through Streets by MobCharisma News
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Egypt Coptic pope calls for restraint after attacksBBC News
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Explosion at chemical factory in India kills 2, injures 120
NEW DELHI — Officials in western India say an explosion at a chemical factory has killed at least two people and injured more than 120. The powerful explosion before noon Thursday shattered windows in buildings near the factory in Dombivli in ...
3 feared killed in massive chemical factory blast near MumbaiThe Hindu
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Mantra for #ModiNext3Years: Make old schemes work, mute RSS agenda
After two years in power, Narendra Modi is somewhere at the mid-point of his tenure as Prime Minister. Yes, the formal tenure is five years, but in a political economy, the last year can safely be assumed to be more about the politics of re-election ...
Read an Edited Transcript of The Wall Street Journal's Interview With Indian Prime Minister Narendra ModiWall Street Journal (blog)
Indian media: Modi's two years in power a 'mixed bag'BBC News
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Kremlin: Putin won't meet Elton John in Moscow this month
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin will not meet Elton John when he visits Russia this month because there is no appropriate time in the two men's schedules, the Kremlin said on Thursday, noting that the two men could still meet at a later date.
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Kremlin: Savchenko's release won't accelerate warming in EU-Russia ties
MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin has consistently expressed his willingness to improve ties with the European Union, the Kremlin said on Thursday, but the release of Ukrainian Nadiya Savchenko from a Russian jail is unlikely to make this task easier.
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President Obama's Visit to Hiroshima Stirs Mixed Emotions
President Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima later Thursday is stirring conflicting emotions on both sides of the Atlantic. Some 140,000 people were killed when the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city on Aug. 6, 1945. Countless others ...
It's not just Hiroshima: The many other things America hasn't apologized forWashington Post
Obama 'neglecting suffering of Korean Hiroshima survivors'The Guardian
Atomic bomb survivors to attend Hiroshima event for Obama visitReuters
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Net migration to UK rises to 333000 - second highest on record
Net migration to the UK rose to 333,000 in 2015, according to Office for National Statistics estimates - the second highest figure on record. Net migration is the difference between the number of people coming to the UK for at least a year and those ...
Near-Record UK Immigration Figures Fuel Raging EU DebateABC News
As EU vote looms, migration to Britain nears record highReuters
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Missing MH370: Debris in Mozambique, Mauritius to Be Analyzed
SYDNEY — Three pieces of debris found washed ashore will be examined by investigators in Australia to see if they came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, officials said Thursday. Two were found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, and ...
Debris in Mozambique, Mauritius to be analyzed by MH370 teamWashington Post
Flight MH370 Search Update: New Debris Pieces Found In Mauritius And Mozambique To Be Tested In AustraliaInternational Business Times
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China reportedly will send nuclear-armed submarines to patrol Pacific
The Chinese military plan to send submarines armed with nuclear weapons to patrol the Pacific Ocean for the first time, according to a published report. The Guardian, citing Chinese military officials, reports that while the timing for a maiden patrol ...
China says it followed rules in US aircraft interceptReuters
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Spotlight: US and arbitration tribunal's assertive stance on South China Sea questionedXinhua
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Azerbaijan Frees Prominent Investigative Journalist
Aziz Karimov—Pacific Press/Sipa USA/AP Azerbaijani Supreme Court released jailed journalist Khadija Ismayil in Baku, Azerbaijan on May 25, 2016. Khadija Ismayilova says the charges against her were "false and illegal". Renowned Azerbaijani ...
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New Taliban leader vows: No peace talks; 'terror on enemies' will continue
(CNN) The new Afghan Taliban leader has told commanders and the group's supreme leadership council that there will be no peace talks with the Afghan government, a source in the group reached through an intermediary said Wednesday. The source said ...
Do US Killings of Militant Leaders Work?Wall Street Journal
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Indonesia Approves Castration for Sex Offenders Who Prey on Children
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Suspects in the gang rape and murder of a 14-year-old schoolgirl before their trial in Curup, Bengkulu Province, Indonesia, this month. The seven teenagers were each sentenced to 10 years in prison for the crime. Credit Diva Marha/Agence France-Presse ...
Indonesia approves castrating child rapistsFox News
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Indonesia Introduces Chemical Castration for Sex Offenses Against ChildrenTIME
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Tokyo highlights hospitality for media at G-7 summit while restricting access
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ISE, MIE PREF. – As part of the government's plan to boost Japan's reputation among the world's journalists, it has opened an International Media Center (IMC) in Ise, Mie Prefecture, for media members covering the Group of Seven summit. Despite this ...
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Russia Frees Feisty Woman Fighter Pilot Nadiya Savchenko
In a prisoner trade with Kiev, Moscow agrees to release Savchenko, a Ukrainian heroine, for two Russian soldiers (or spooks) it won't admit were serving. It was the most publicized prisoner swap of the two-year-long war in eastern Ukraine. This week ...
Analyst: Savchenko Release Shows Russia Wants NegotiationsVoice of America
Freed Ukrainian pilot gets hero's welcome on return to KievWashington Post
The Latest: US Diplomat Overjoyed at Ukraine Pilot's ReleaseNew York Times
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