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Deaf Japanese athletes strive to raise funds and awareness

|    Hirohiko Ide & Shuichi Arai    | TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The oldest international sporting event for people with disabilities is the Deaflympics, which...

Top American general says attack on Japan same as on...

TOKYO (AFP) - The United States' most senior military officer yesterday said North Korea understands that an any attack on Japan is equal to...

Sri Lanka names first Tamil navy chief since 1970

COLOMBO (AFP) - Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday appointed an officer from the island's Tamil minority to head the navy for the first...

Israel freezes controversial settlement law

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israel's Supreme Court has frozen implementation of a law legalising dozens of Jewish settlements built on private Palestinian land, which the...

Spanish police in manhunt for driver who killed 13 in Barcelona...

BARCELONA (AFP) - Police yesterday hunted for the driver who rammed a van into pedestrians on an avenue crowded with tourists in Barcelona, leaving...

Queen Elizabeth II offers condolences to Spain

BRITAIN'S Queen Elizabeth II has offered her sympathies to the King of Spain and to the nation following attacks in Barcelona and the seaside community...

Venezuela rivals trade blame after jail shootout kills 37

CARACAS (AFP) - Venezuelan political rivals traded blame on Thursday for a gun and grenade battle in which 37 people were killed when security...

US culture, history being ‘ripped apart’: Trump

WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday condemned the "foolish" removal of Confederate statues whose preservation has become a rallying cry for white...

Man denies purposely spraying manure on border patrol car

MONTPELIER, Vt (AP) - A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he sprayed liquid manure on a marked US Customs and Border Protection...

Joint exercises could send Korea tensions soaring again

SEOUL (AFP) - After North Korea and the United States traded bellicose threats of nuclear conflagration, all eyes will be on an annual war...

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