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Japanese cabinet slams N Korea position on abduction issue as 'Unacceptable'

Tokyo, Feb 16 (UNI) Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshimasa Hayashi on Friday called P" Pyongyang's claim that the issue of abducted Japanese nationals allegedly held in North Korea had already been solved completely unacceptable, adding that Tokyo was committed to addressing the problem in a proper manner.

On Thursday, Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said that if Tokyo abandoned the idea of putting forward "the already settled abduction issue" as a condition for mending bilateral relations, there would be no reason for the two nations not to become close, and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's visit to North Korea might take place.
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Musk postpones India trip citing Tesla obligations

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China tests new freight train with heaviest load capacity

20 Apr 2024 | 1:24 PM

Beijing, April 20 (UNI) A freight train with a load capacity exceeding 30,000 tonnes, which is the heaviest so far in China, completed a test run on Saturday on the Shuozhou-Huanghua Railway.

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UN chief urges Armenia, Azerbaijan to continue delimitation of border

20 Apr 2024 | 1:03 PM

United Nations, April 20 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on Yerevan and Baku to continue the delimitation and demarcation of the border, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, has said.

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Australian PM confirms residency for Pak security guard for Sydney stabbing intervention

20 Apr 2024 | 12:36 PM

Canberra, April 20 (UNI) A Pakistani security guard who was injured while trying to intervene in the Sydney shopping centre stabbing spree has been granted permanent residency in Australia.

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19th Western Pacific Naval Symposium set to take place in China

20 Apr 2024 | 12:25 PM

Beijing, April 20 (UNI) The 19th biennial meeting of the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) will open on Sunday in the port city of Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province.

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