Tag Archives: Japan

30Aug/17

Mattis breaks with Trump on North Korea

Just hours after President Trump tweeted that “talking is not the answer” to solve the problem of North Korea’s missile tests, Secretary of Defense James Mattis directly contradicted him at a meeting with his South Korean counterpart, saying the US was not out of diplomatic options. Justin Mitchell reports. Continue reading

04Jul/17

North Korea claims successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (JULY 4, 2017) (KRT) – North Korea said on Tuesday (July 4) it successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which flew a trajectory that an expert said could allow a weapon to hit the U.S. state of Alaska.
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12May/17

Study finds sea salt is contaminated with microplastics

Plastic waste we’ve been throwing in the ocean is now coming back to us via the food we eat.
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08May/17

HIFA arts festival well attended despite Zimbabwe’s economic challenges

HARARE, ZIMBABWE (MAY 04, 2O17) (REUTERS – Hundreds showed up at this year’s Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) a major annual festival which opened on last week in Zimbabwe’s capital.
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02May/17

Fares as high as $10,000 on board Japan luxury sleeper train

Japan’s luxury sleeper train Shiki-shima debuts with tickets that cost as much as $10,000, as popularity for high-end train services grow in Japan.

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28Apr/17

Humanoid robot aims to be affordable home help

Roboticists from the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) say their R1 robot is an affordable domestic helper able to perform simple service tasks around the home.

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24Apr/17

French election relief sends markets soaring

European shares open sharply higher and the euro briefly vaults to five-month peaks after the market’s favoured candidate won the first round of the French election, reducing the risk of another Brexit-like shock. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

15Apr/17

Protesters take to the streets to demand Trump release tax returns

Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets across the U.S. and beyond to press President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, including at a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington that featured an uncanny Trump look-alike.

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20Mar/17

Forbes’ 31st Annual World’s Billionaires Issue

Record Number of 2,043 Billionaires Made the 2017 List of the World’s Richest People

PLUS: President Trump’s Current Net Worth — $3.5 Billion – And The Global Web of Partners Cashing in on the 45th President

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