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Japan imports dangerous viruses for research ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games

The viruses were delivered to the research institute's branch in Musashimurayama, outside Tokyo, on September 25 and 26. These viruses, including Ebola virus, South America, Lassa, Crimean-Congo and Marburg, were imported from Japan by two overseas research institutes. Ebola virus under the microscope. Photo: SCMP All five viruses have never appeared in Japan and are […]

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The EC President stressed that the UK will be responsible if Brexit does not agree

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks at a session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on September 18, 2019. Photo: AFP / TTXVN In an interview with Augsburger Allgemeine (Germany), Mr. Juncker confirmed that he and Mr. Barnier are actively coordinating to reach an agreement with the UK on leaving the European Union (EU), […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28. Photo: Reuters.
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Russia expects the United States not to make public the Putin-Trump telephone

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov hoped the United States would not publish the content of the Putin-Trump telephone because it was top secret. "I hope this will not happen in our bilateral relationship, which has many of our serious problems," Peskov said today, when asked about the Kremlin's reaction to the US publication. document the conversation […]

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Japan and South Korea agreed to continue the dialogue to resolve tensions

The two sides have not made progress on compensation for wartime forced labor, but agreed to continue the dialogue in the future. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (left) and Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa during a meeting in New York, USA, on September 26, 2019. Photo: Yonhap / TTXVN According to the Vietnam News Agency […]

Minister Kono held a press conference in Tokyo on 9/11. Photo: Reuters.
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Japan sees China as the top threat

Japan's Defense Ministry said China was the biggest security threat in the defense white paper published yesterday. The annual defense white paper assesses China's growing military power that makes it overtake North Korea and become a major security threat to Japan, despite many signs that Pyongyang is capable possesses ballistic missiles carrying nuclear warheads. According […]

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Beijing published the White Paper on China and the world in a new era

Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Xinhua News Agency According to the Xinhua news agency, besides the introduction and conclusion, "The White Paper on China and the World in the New Age" is divided into four sections: "China finds its way of development in line with the practical conditions, "" China's development is an opportunity for […]

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The UN Human Rights Council passes a resolution opposing the Venezuelan embargo

People participate in marches protesting US sanctions in Caracas, Venezuela, August 10, 2019. Photo: AFP / TTXVN According to the Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Latin America, on Twitter, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza expressed his welcome and emphasized that this was the first decision of a UN agency to clearly mention the negative consequences […]

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The Palestinian president has warned of the cancellation of all agreements if Israel annexes the West Bank

An Israeli settlement in the West Bank, April 18, 2019. Photo: AFP / TTXVN President Abbas emphasized: “If the Government of Israel implements this plan, our response will be: all agreements signed with the occupying government and any commitments in those agreements will Canceled". Mr Abbas also warned that Palestine has the right to protect […]