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Afghanistan's parliament has approved a bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year.

Parliament also ratified a separate troop agreement with NATO in a special session Sunday.

The international combat mission in Afghanistan, begun after the 2001…

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People queue to buy jumbo lottery tickets at Yokohama Station on Sunday morning.

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Police in Tokyo's Toshima Ward said Sunday they have arrested a 15-year-old boy on a charge of attempted murder after he stabbed his father.

According to police, the victim, who is in his 50s, called 119 at around 8 a.m. Sunday, saying that he had been stabbed in the stomach,…

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Three bodies were found in the ruins of a house destroyed by fire Saturday night in Takko, Aomori Prefecture, police said Sunday.

According to police, the three victims were identified as Naomasa Tada, 62, his younger brother Ryuiji, 55, and their mother Chiyoko, 88, who had lost the use of…

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Scott Quigg successfully defended his WBA super bantamweight belt a fifth time with a unanimous points win against Hidenori Otake of Japan on Saturday.

Quigg (30-0-2, 22 KO) wobbled Otake (22-2-3, 9 KO) in the second round, opened a cut around his left eye in the 10th, and landed a…

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Forget colonies in space, one Japanese construction company says in the future human beings could live in huge complexes that corkscrew deep into the ocean.

Blue sky thinkers say around 5,000 people could live and work in a modern-day Atlantis, a sphere 500 meters in diameter that houses hotels, residential…

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In the run-up to Thanksgiving, a holiday to celebrate bountiful harvests, Americans are being urged to stop wasting food so much.

Some 34 million pounds (15.4 million kilograms) of food is thrown away in the United States every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says.

That represents 21% of all…

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With the aggressive pick-up tactics of Julien “the most hated man in the world” Blanc all over the news this month, it only makes sense that we here at RocketNews24 do our part in educating readers about self-defense. And being as this is Japan, we thought we should start with…

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All the buzz in London of late, if I can believe my recent holiday experience, is focused on Christmas plans - the presents, the restaurant reservations, the cash...

I was reminded of a cartoon some time ago wherein a shopper laments, "Oh dear, I was so busy shopping that I…

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