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Japan’s Olympic money-making dreams have hit a snag

Photo: The grand opening of the Shinkansen bullet train at Tokyo in October 1964. Newscom/Alamy It could be said that the Olympic Games were never intended to ‘make money.’…

Backstory: Sixty-Six Japanese cities were wiped out in World War II

Photograph of a mock-up of the Little Boy nuclear weapon dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, in August 1945. This was the first photograph of the Little Boy bomb casing…

Backstory: NZ declares it will set China Policy, not US-Led ‘Five Eyes’

US arguments will be framed as a battle of trade over ‘human rights.’ NZ does not agree. New Zealand says it will set China policy, not US-led Five…

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