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Tick-borne bunyavirus causing fever, hemorrhages spreading in China: Everything we know so far
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Tick-borne bunyavirus causing fever, hemorrhages spreading in China: Everything we know so far

The STFS virus is transmitted to humans by ticks or bits, and is thought to be fatal in 1 to 3 out of every 10 infections.

Japan marks 75th anniversary of world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Nagasaki in broadcasted ceremony
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Japan marks 75th anniversary of world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Nagasaki in broadcasted ceremony

Many fear interest in the bombings is fading as they recede beyond the horizon of lived experience and into history.

Dubious seed packets reach citizens in India, US, Japan; authorities suspect 'brushing scam', 'agro-terrorism'
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Dubious seed packets reach citizens in India, US, Japan; authorities suspect 'brushing scam', 'agro-terrorism'

The authorities in countries like Japan and Canada warned that these seeds could possibly harm the environment or introduce harmful species when planted

As the world gets tougher on China, Japan launches its own demarches, albeit gingerly
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As the world gets tougher on China, Japan launches its own demarches, albeit gingerly

Earlier this month, Japan's defence ministry warned that China was trying to “alter the status quo in the East China Sea and the South China Sea,” and it ranked China as a more serious long-term threat than North Korea

Japan's J-League cancels football match after Nagoya Grampus players test positive for COVID-19
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Japan's J-League cancels football match after Nagoya Grampus players test positive for COVID-19

Two players and a staff member on the Nagoya team tested positive for the virus, media reports said.

Japan's Hayabusa-2 asteroid sampling mission to study another asteroid before return to Earth
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Japan's Hayabusa-2 asteroid sampling mission to study another asteroid before return to Earth

Hayabusa 2 will be going on an 'extended mission' to study two other asteroids that are small and fast spinning.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers mark one-year countdown to Games with special no-fans event in Tokyo
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers mark one-year countdown to Games with special no-fans event in Tokyo

Tokyo observed the original date a year ago. That was before the COVID-19 pandemic postponed the Olympics and pushed back the opening to 23 July, 2021. Fireworks cascaded over Tokyo Bay back then, and local celebrities unveiled the medals in a highly choreographed show.

UAE's first interplanetary mission launches on 20 July – 'Hope' to be ninth active mission on Mars
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UAE's first interplanetary mission launches on 20 July – 'Hope' to be ninth active mission on Mars

The launch had been delayed on two occasions due to bad weather in Japan - n 15 July at 2.21 am IST and on Friday, 17 July at 2.13 am IST.

UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet
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UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet

Despite being the third-richest country in the world, the UAE’s scientific and engineering community is still small.

Werner Herzog’s Family Romance LLC, the defining film of our times, captures malaise at the heart of capitalism
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Werner Herzog’s Family Romance LLC, the defining film of our times, captures malaise at the heart of capitalism

Werner Herzog's Family Romance LLC is a film that challenges the convention of both fiction and documentary filmmaking.

UAE's Hope probe to Mars launch further delayed due to bad weather in Japan; will attempt to launch between 20-22 July
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UAE's Hope probe to Mars launch further delayed due to bad weather in Japan; will attempt to launch between 20-22 July

The weather delaying launch isn't expected to be severe or lasting, according to the ops team, which is confident of making the current launch window.

Fireball that lit up sky over Japan on 2 July, loud noise confirmed to be from fallen meteorite
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Fireball that lit up sky over Japan on 2 July, loud noise confirmed to be from fallen meteorite

Experts confirmed that the rocks were from a meteorite that fell recently, since samples show a half-life of some elements being only a few days.

Japan accuses China of pushing propaganda and territorial claims in the Asia-Pacific during pandemic
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Japan accuses China of pushing propaganda and territorial claims in the Asia-Pacific during pandemic

Japan’s criticism of China echoes similar comments made by the US, as relations between Beijing and Washington deteriorate.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games must go ahead next year as symbol of overcoming COVID-19, says Tokyo governor
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games must go ahead next year as symbol of overcoming COVID-19, says Tokyo governor

Japan has not seen an explosive coronavirus outbreak as suffered in some other places but a recent increase in cases in Tokyo, which accounts for more than a third of its more than 20,000 total, has fanned worries about a second wave of infections.

Japan boosts rescue efforts as floods, landslides claim over 50 lives; more rain expected till Thursday
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Japan boosts rescue efforts as floods, landslides claim over 50 lives; more rain expected till Thursday

Visuals showed swollen rivers, destroyed homes, roads covered in landslides and stranded residents being carried to safety by military helicopters.

Family Romance, LLC movie review: Werner Herzog explores the complex popularity of Japan's Rent-a-Family industry
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Family Romance, LLC movie review: Werner Herzog explores the complex popularity of Japan's Rent-a-Family industry

Family Romance, LLC, now streaming on MUBI India, benefits from director Werner Herzog’s masterful execution.

COVID-19 outbreak: UK opens quarantine-free travel corridors to ‘lower risk’ countries; India, US excluded
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COVID-19 outbreak: UK opens quarantine-free travel corridors to ‘lower risk’ countries; India, US excluded

The list containing countries posing "a reduced risk" from the deadly coronavirus includes European destinations of Germany, France, Spain and Italy as well as Australia and New Zealand.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Disneyland reopens at 50 percent capacity after four months of closure
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Disneyland reopens at 50 percent capacity after four months of closure

Visitors at Tokyo Disneyland were encouraged to maintain social distancing, clean their hands, pay without cash and avoid screaming in the theme park.

India has little choice but to ally with democratic nations as China openly demonstrates imperialistic designs under world's watch
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India has little choice but to ally with democratic nations as China openly demonstrates imperialistic designs under world's watch

While America repositions itself, the ASEAN bloc is coming to the realisation that each of its 10 members may not be individually able to confront China’s aggrandising ambitions in the South China Sea.

Rise of a paranoid superpower: Xi Jinping’s China is making costly strategic blunders in pursuit of greatness
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Rise of a paranoid superpower: Xi Jinping’s China is making costly strategic blunders in pursuit of greatness

China has alienated regional players and given rise to a renewed push for Asian multilateralism underwritten by the US.