Provided Courtesy of Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Tokyo Olympics organizers said they were on constant alert for cyberattacks Tuesday but had yet to suffer “significant impact” after Britain accused Russia of targeting the Games.
Japan and Vietnam agreed to step up security and defence cooperation Monday, reaching an agreement in principle for Tokyo to export defence equipment and technology to the Southeast Asian nation.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, which is seen by neighboring countries as a symbol of the nation's past militarism, especially during World War II.
Japan will release more than a million tons of treated radioactive water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea in a decades-long operation, reports said Friday, despite strong opposition from local fishermen.
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