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Mayumi Taniguchi, an Osaka International University professor on gender and human rights issues, talks about the results of her recent survey on sexual harassment among women working in the Japanese media during her speech at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo, Monday, May 21, 2018. A survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 156 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women, about one-third of which involved lawmakers, government officials and law enforcers. Taniguchi, a gender studies expert, said Monday the survey was prompted by a recent widely publicized case of alleged sexual mistreatment of a journalist by a senior finance ministry official. (AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi)
Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconductA survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 150 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women
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Japanese and Macedonian climbers die on Mount EverestJapanese, Macedonian climbers die on Mount Everest
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Sri Lanka storms, landslides kill 7, leave 1,000 displacedOfficials say heavy rains and lightning across Sri Lanka have left at least seven people dead and displaced more than 1,000
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A currency trader watches computer monitors near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 21, 2018. Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on holdGlobal stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty
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FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United States and China are stepping back from a possible trade trade war between the world’s two biggest economies after two days of talks that he said had produced “meaningful progress.” (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with USChina's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a dispute companies worried might chill global commerce
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FILE- In this combination of file photos, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on May 16, 2018,  and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a meeting with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in in Panmunjom, South Korea, on April 27, 2018. Foreign journalists will get the chance to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site, a much-touted display of goodwill ahead of leader Kim Jong Un’s planned summit with President Donald Trump in June, 2018. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Korea Summit Press Pool via AP,  File)
In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substanceSpectacle may trump substance when foreign journalists journey deep into the mountains of North Korea to observe the official closing ceremony of its nuclear test site
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In this image made from video, two wild horses stand in an open field, Sunday, May 20, 2018, Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia. An Australian state government has decided to legally protect rather than kill thousands of wild horses, infuriating scientists who argue the feral species is doing severe environmental damage to the country's iconic Snowy Mountains alpine region. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
Australian state government proposes protecting wild horsesAn Australian state government has decided to legally protect rather than kill thousands of wild horses, infuriating scientists who argue the feral species is doing severe environmental damage to the country's iconic Snowy Mountains alpine region
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Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaThe Philippines says it is taking "appropriate diplomatic action" to protect its South China Sea territorial claims, while the Chinese air force lands long-range bombers for the first time on an island in the South China Sea
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Afghan official: Taliban kill 5 workers clearing land minesAfghan official says Taliban insurgents ambushed, killed at least 5 members of a demining team in southern province
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4 years after coup, Thailand wearies of junta ruleFour years after seizing power, Thailand's junta has a singular success it never hoped for: uniting a politically divided nation in growing dissatisfaction with the thin-skinned rule of the generals
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Police question Thai politicians who criticized juntaSupporters of eight prominent Thai politicians who criticized the country's ruling junta shouted "Fight, fight" as the group arrived at a Bangkok police station for questioning
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018, file photo, South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrives at Tokyo International Airport in Tokyo. For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity. But he now heads into a White House meeting with President Donald Trump with uncertainty over his status in the diplomatic driver’s seat. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, FIle)
Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stakeFor a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity
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Manila takes non-confrontational stand vs China in sea feudThe Philippine government is taking "appropriate diplomatic action" to protect its claims in the South China Sea but did not elaborate or name China in a non-confrontational policy "to avoid drawbacks"
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2 injured in multiple bombings in Thailand's troubled southThai authorities say suspected Muslim insurgents set off small bombs at about two dozen location in the country's deep south, wounding two women
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A currency trader watches computer monitors near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 21, 2018. Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on holdAsian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade
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