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Kyodo News is a nonprofit cooperative news agency based in Minato, Tokyo. It was established in November 1945 and it distributes news to almost all newspapers, and radio and television networks in Japan. The newspapers using its news have about 50 million subscribers. K. K. Kyodo News is Kyodo News' business arm, established in 1972. The subdivision Kyodo News International, founded in 1982, provides over 200 reports to international news media and is located in Rockefeller Center, New York City.

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Japan hasn't agreed on additional costs for Olympics delay-Suga [Video]

Japan hasn't agreed on additional costs for Olympics delay-Suga

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says Japan has not agreed to shoulder the additional costs for the postponement of the 2020 Olympics.

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Japan to set up coronavirus HQ, possible step to emergency declaration: media

Japan was preparing a special coronavirus headquarters on Thursday, which could set the stage for a state of emergency over the outbreak, Kyodo news agency reported, after the capital of Tokyo saw a..
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Japan PM Abe, U.S. Trump to hold phone meeting on Olympics: Kyodo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump will likely hold talks over the phone as early as Wednesday, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday.
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Japan to tell IOC ready to accept Tokyo Olympic delay if decided : Kyodo

Japan plans to tell the International Olympic Committee that the nation is ready to accept a delay to the Tokyo Olympics if decided, Kyodo news agency reported on Monday.
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Japan confirms 14 coronavirus cases at medical center: Kyodo

Japan's Oita prefecture confirmed two new coronavirus infections at a medical center on Sunday, bringing the total at the facility to 14 and making it a suspected cluster, Kyodo newswire said.
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Japan's Hyogo prefecture reports two new coronavirus cases: Kyodo

Japan's Hyogo prefecture reported two new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, Kyodo said, adding to public broadcaster NHK's nationwide tally of 1,190 a day earlier.
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Tokyo man dies from new coronavirus: Kyodo News

A man in his 90s living in Tokyo has died from the coronavirus on Monday, Kyodo news agency reported, citing the Tokyo government.
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Japan reports one new coronavirus infection, total reaches 1,000 cases: media

Japan has confirmed another case of coronavirus infection, bringing the total in the country to 1,000 cases, including those from a cruise ship that had been quarantined off Yokohama, Kyodo News..
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British man who was on Diamond Princess ship in Japan dies: Kyodo

A British man who was aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship, docked in Yokohama, Japan, has died from coronavirus, Kyodo news reported on Friday.
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Osaka city to close kindergartens, elementary, junior high schools - Kyodo

Japan's Osaka city has decided to close all public kindergartens, elementary and junior high schools from Feb. 29 to March 13 in a bid to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Kyodo reported on..
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Japan's pro-baseball teams to play without spectators over coronavirus fears: Kyodo

Japan's professional baseball teams will hold games without spectators until March 15 due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, Kyodo news agency reported on Wednesday.
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French national hit by avalanche in Japan confirmed dead: Kyodo

A French man who was caught in an avalanche while back-country skiing with friends in northern Japan was confirmed dead on Friday, Kyodo news agency reported, citing local police.
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Japan's former emperor Akihito briefly loses consciousness, but recovered: Kyodo

Japan's former emperor Akihito briefly lost consciousness but recovered and had breakfast as usual on Thursday, Kyodo news agency said, citing the palace.
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Japan to arrange charter flight for Japanese in Wuhan as early as Tuesday: Kyodo

Japan is expected to arrange a charter flight as early as Tuesday for any of its citizens who wish to return from Wuhan in China, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, Kyodo news agency cited a..
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Boxing qualifiers set for Wuhan nixed over health fears: media

Qualifying boxing matches for Asia and Oceania for the 2020 Olympic Games that were set to take place in China's Wuhan next month have been canceled due to fears over the new flu-like coronavirus,..
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Japan demands early release of fishermen detained by Russia: Kyodo

Japan's foreign ministry has demanded the early release of fishermen detained by Russia, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday.
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Japan police catch three trading uranium online: report

Japanese police have caught 3 people, including a teenager, trading uranium online in violation of laws on nuclear materials, Kyodo News said on Tuesday.
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Official documents shed light on Tokyo's role in 'comfort women': Kyodo

The Imperial Japanese Army asked the government to provide one "comfort woman" for every 70 soldiers, Japan's Kyodo news agency said, citing wartime government documents it had reviewed, shedding a..
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Iran proposes Rouhani's visit to Japan amid nuclear impasse: Kyodo

Iran has proposed President Hassan Rouhani visit Japan, a U.S. ally which also has close relations with Tehran, to try to resolve Iran's nuclear impasse with Washington, Kyodo news agency reported on..
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North Korean vice foreign minister heads to Russia: Russian embassy in Pyongyang

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui traveled to Russia on Monday, the Russian embassy in Pyongyang said, in what Japan's Kyodo news agency reported could be a visit to discuss efforts to..
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North Korean vice foreign minister Choe headed to Moscow: Kyodo

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui traveled to Moscow on Monday, possibly to discuss North Korea's efforts to negotiate an agreement with the United States, Japan's Kyodo news agency..
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Japan's Sakurajima volcano erupts in miles-high plume of ash: Kyodo

Japan's Sakurajima volcano shot smoke and ash miles into the sky on Friday in its biggest eruption in more than three years, Kyodo News reported.
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Police believe Japan's castle fire unlikely caused by arson - Kyodo

Police believe a fire that tore through World Heritage-listed Shuri Castle in Japan's southern-most island of Okinawa this week was not likely to have been caused by arson, Kyodo news agency reported..
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Japan, South Korea to study fund to ease wartime forced labor issue: Kyodo

The South Korean and Japanese governments are studying plans for a joint economic program involving companies from both countries which aims to ease strains over the issue of forced Korean labor in..
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More Victims, More Damage Found in Japan Typhoon Aftermath

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The toll of death and destruction from a typhoon that tore through central and northern Japan climbed Tuesday, as the government said it was considering approving a special budget for the disaster..
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NBA head Adam Silver defends response over tweet uproar

NBA commissioner Adam Silver defended the league's response to the Houston Rockets general manager's tweet backing Hong Kong democracy protests, telling Japan's Kyodo News that his organization..
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Japan PM Abe: G7 must unify in its response to downside econ risks - Kyodo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said G7 nations must unify in their response to downside economic risks, Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday.
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Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead: Kyodo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine for war dead on Thursday, the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, Kyodo News said of a gesture..
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North Korea Fires Short-Range Ballistic Missiles But Trump Says He's Still Open To Talks

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Kyodo News said the North Korean projectiles launched early Friday morning from the South Hamgyong Province into the East Sea were believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, according to unnamed..
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North Korean projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo

The North Korean projectiles launched early Friday are believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, Kyodo News reported, citing unnamed Japanese government officials.
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South Korea asks Japan to keep it on favored trading list amid dispute: Kyodo

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha asked her Japanese counterpart on Thursday to keep the country on a "white list" of countries that enjoy minimum trade restrictions, Kyodo News reported.
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North Korea fires suspected missiles into ocean, nuclear talks in doubt

North Korea fired at least two projectiles early on Thursday from its eastern coast, which Japanese government sources confirmed were short-range ballistic missiles, said Kyodo news.
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Nissan to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide: report

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Japanese car giant Nissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs around the world as part of efforts to turn itself around, Kyodo News agency said Tuesday, citing company sources. The additional cuts come..
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Japan's Tepco to decommission second, undamaged Fukushima nuclear plant: Kyodo

Tokyo Electric Power plans to scrap its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake and..
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Japan lodges protest against South Korea, Russia for jet incident: Kyodo

The Japanese government has lodged a protest against South Korea and Russia after South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday, Kyodo news agency..
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Japan's top government spokesman Suga, finance minister Aso to retain posts: Kyodo

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso will likely retain their posts in a cabinet reshuffle expected in September, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday.
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