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How much will a lack of tourists at the Tokyo Olympics cost Japan?
SCMP, 22 Jul 2021
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With one quintessential element lacking from the Olympic equation in the Japanese capital – crowds – the nation looks set to lose out. Post Magazine columnist Mercedes Hutton explains.
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North Korean missile launch flies over Japan, drawing condemnation
CA, 04 Oct 2022
North Korea launched a ballistic missile early Tuesday morning that flew over Japan before reportedly crashing into the Pacific Ocean, in the first such test to follow such a tr...
U.S. responds to North Korea missile launch
CBS, 04 Oct 2022
The U.S. and South Korea are responding to a missile launch from North Korea that flew over northern Japan.
Biden slammed for Puerto Rico gaffe
FOX, 04 Oct 2022
Fox Nation and OutKick host Tomi Lahren weighs in on Biden's recent gaffe during his visit to Puerto Rico and news that El Paso Democrats are quietly busing migrants using gover...
UK bond markets: shaken and stirred
Reuters, 04 Oct 2022
UK gilts may be cheap, but investors need an end to central bank tightening and the return of confidence in the UK government before the country's gilt market looks attractive, ...
Las gafas AR permiten a las personas sordas leer conversaciones en directo
AP, 04 Oct 2022
(4 Oct 2022) RESTRICTION SUMMARY: ASSOCIATED PRESS Londres — 27 de julio de 2022 Las gafas de realidad aumentada (RA) podrían cambiar pronto la vida de 12 millones de adultos co...
CIA director: Putin ‘dangerous and reckless’ if he is cornered
CNN, 04 Oct 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin can be “quite dangerous and reckless” if he is cornered, CIA Director Bill Burns told CBS in an interview.
Iran accuses US of 'hypocrisy' on human rights
BBC, 04 Oct 2022
Iran has accused the US of "hypocrisy" on human rights after President Joe Biden said he would impose "further costs" over its response to protests in the country.
Ukrainian forces advance southward, mirroring success in the east
Al Jazeera, 04 Oct 2022
Ukrainian forces achieved their biggest breakthrough in the country’s south since Russia invaded, pushing across Moscow’s defence lines on Monday and advancing along the Dnieper...
Nobel Physics Prize joint winner Anton Zeilinger arrives for presser at University of Vienna
AFP, 04 Oct 2022
Austria's Anton Zeilinger, winner of the Nobel Physics Prize alongside France's Alain Aspect and John Clauser of the US, holds a press conference at the Univerity of Vienna.
LISTEN LIVE: Supreme Court hears arguments on Alabama election redistricting, veterans’ benefits
PBS, 04 Oct 2022
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Paris will not show World Cup matches on big screens • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 04 Oct 2022
Paris will not show matches from the World Cup in Qatar on big screens in the French capital, partly due to the "conditions" of the tournament, the city's current deputy mayor f...
Liz Truss twice refuses to say she has confidence in Kwasi Kwarteng
Guardian, 04 Oct 2022
Liz Truss twice ducked a question asking her to say whether she had confidence in her chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, after the pair were forced to U-turn on a planned tax cut for t...
Elon Musk promises Tesla humanoid robot won’t be like the ‘Terminator’
SCMP, 04 Oct 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased his company's latest humanoid robot in its annual event in Palo Alto, ...
Ukraine's Zelenskyy Says Russia Sending Soldiers To Fill 'Shoes Of The Dead'
NBC, 04 Oct 2022
In his Monday night broadcast, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia's leaders of using the partial mobilization to send soldiers to their deaths.
Overall scale of China's deepwater channels ranks 1st in the world
CGTN, 04 Oct 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-10-04/Overall-scale-of-China-s-deepwater-channels-ranks-1st-in-the-world-1dRnPt0wpFe/index.html The overall scale of China's #deepwater...
COVID-19 'still a threat' as public inquiry begins
Sky, 04 Oct 2022
A clinical epidemiologist says COVID-19 still poses a threat as a public inquiry into the UK government's handling of the pandemic has its first preliminary hearing in London.
Ukraine advances on all fronts | Ukraine: The Latest | Podcast
Telegraph, 04 Oct 2022
Day 222 Today, we discuss the latest updates from the warzone, looking at the advances made by Ukraine in Kherson, Zaporizhzhia.
Credit Suisse Uncertainty Mounts as CDS Costs Rise
Bloomberg, 04 Oct 2022
Credit Suisse shares sank to an all-time low Monday before recovering
Iran's supreme leader accuses US, Israel of being behind the nationwide protests
DW, 04 Oct 2022
Iran's ultraconservative Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
BRI: a "debt trap" or platform for common development?
CD, 04 Oct 2022
Nine years on, the Belt and Road initiative(BRI) is widely considered