Tag Archives: Japan

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Moscovici confident of 'compromise' with Greece on remaining reforms

The EU's economic affairs commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, voiced confidence Tuesday that Greece would reach a "compromise" with its creditors by the end of the week on remaining reforms demanded under…

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Cryotherapy use spreads, though it's unproven, unregulated

LAS VEGAS (AP) — From Japan to Europe & now in the U.S., a growing number of people are seeking cryotherapy — a treatment that subjects their bodies to temperatures…

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China approves $9.2 billion Winter Olympics high-speed rail line – local government

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has approved plans for a 58.41 billion yuan (5.97 billion pounds) high-speed rail project which will be used during the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, a…

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Japan, SKorea agree to work to resolve WWII sex slave issue

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of South Korea & Japan resumed formal talks Monday after a 3½-year freeze & agreed to try to resolve the decades-old issue of…

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Iran starts taking nuclear centrifuges offline

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran has begun decommissioning uranium enrichment centrifuges under the terms of the nuclear deal struck with six world powers in July, Tehran's nuclear chief was quoted as…

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England 135-3 at tea on Day 2 of 3rd test against Pakistan

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan received the key wickets of captain Alastair Cook & Joe Root as England reached 135-3 at tea Monday on the second day of…

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Japan's Abe says wants U.S., South Korea cooperation over South China Sea

SEOUL (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told South Korea's president on Monday he wanted cooperation between the two countries & the United States in maintaining an open &…

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S. Korea, China, Japan put hostility aside at rare summit

The leaders of South Korea, China & Japan said Sunday they were willing to work together again for regional trade & security after setting aside historical animosities with their first…

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Turks vote as ruling party seeks to claw back a majority

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turks voted for the second time in five months Sunday in a crucial election that will determine whether the ruling party can restore the parliamentary majority…

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Britain's Sun tabloid to tear down paywall to boost readership

By Angus Berwick LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's biggest-selling newspaper the Sun is to take down its online paywall, after the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid failed to win enough readers in the…