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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will send officials to North Korea to hold meetings Oct. 28-29 for an update on the reclusive country's investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago to train spies, Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.
Mobile couples app Between looks to close the gap between couples and bring some fun into relationships.
Restaurants in Kyoto and Osaka awarded the distinctions.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Factbox on Michael Cheika, who was named head coach of Australia on Wednesday in place of Ewen McKenzie.
Jalapeno and wasabi whet voters’ appetite in ‘Do Us a Flavor’ contest.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Michael Cheika, who was appointed Australia coach on Wednesday, is a maverick, forceful and sometimes volatile coach who has never shied away from accepting what others might consider a poisoned chalice.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Wednesday announced the following squad for the upcoming tour of Europe, which includes a match against the Barbarians and tests against Wales, France, Ireland and England:
(Reuters) - Canadian drugmaker Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp has begun limited manufacturing of a therapeutic targeting the Ebola-Guinea virus.
(Reuters) - Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus has killed more than 4,500 people. (Graphics: http://graphics.thomsonreuters.com/14/ebola/ index.html)
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Michael Cheika was appointed the new coach of the Wallabies by the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) on Wednesday, four days after Ewen McKenzie dramatically quit the job.
A low pressure system located over the southern Bay of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Tuesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese prosecutors must decide this week whether to charge Tokyo Electric Power Co executives for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, in a process that could drag the operator of the stricken nuclear plant into criminal court.
SYDNEY: An independent Australian lawmaker said Wednesday he had asked the International Criminal Court to investigate Australia's hardline asylum-seeker policies as alleged "crimes against humanity".
(Reuters) - Paul Cantlie, the father of British Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died of "complications following pneumonia", his family said, according to several media sources.
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, renewed her call for world peace and universal education on Tuesday at a ceremony in which she was awarded the Liberty Medal.
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