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Malabar 2014 Kicks Off

Malabar is a complex, high-end warfighting exercise that has grown in scope and complexity over the years.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Telegraph

Navy in drill diplomacy

New Delhi, July 23: A week after war games with ships from Russia's Pacific Fleet, three Indian warships will hold a week-long drill with US and Japanese vessels and aircraft, underscoring a policy of engaging contrary forces in testing times for diplomacy after the shooting down of the Malaysian airplane MH17.


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D Magazine

Ramen Hakata Opens Monday July 28th in Addison

Hakata is named after the district in Fukuoka, Japan where Tonkotsu ramen was created, which is exactly the style of noodly goodness it will serve starting Monday.


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PhysOrg Weblog

Study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.


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iPhone Camera Supplier Sony Investing $345 Million to Boost Image Sensor Production

As hinted at in an earlier report from Nikkei , Sony today confirmed it is investing 35 billion yen to increase the production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, reports Reuters .


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mazda Settles Employment Suit With Ex-Temp Workers

Mazda Motor Corp. and 15 former temporary employees reached a settlement in the Hiroshima High Court on Tuesday in a lawsuit over the car manufacturer's practice of denying workers regular employee status after long services as temp staff.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014


Courtesy of Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society

In my pastoral counseling class in seminary, the professor played a video of a counseling session of a black couple.


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Transitions Online

Destination Kazakhstan?

The Central Asian country lifts some visa requirements but still needs to smooth some rough edges to attract tourists.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Kazakhstan Travel, Kazakhstan, World News, Japan, Almaty, Kazakhstan Travel, Europe Travel

Cooma-Monaro Express

Vaino to lead Lions

Outgoing president Bob Nichols handed over the reins at the annual changeover dinner at the Cooma Ex-Services Club on Saturday night.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Oriental Yellow Peril

Yellow Peril was a color metaphor for race that originated in the late 19th century with Chinese immigrants as laborers to various Western countries, especially North America.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Japan Times

Saga targeted as new Osprey host

The Defense Ministry is considering deploying MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor transport aircraft to a civilian airport in Saga Prefecture, according to sources.


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Fri Jul 18, 2014

National Review Online

Spencer Case: Cheating on race admissions

In practice, economics professor Tim Groseclose discovered, many are willing to engage in deceit to advance political goals.


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The Nation

Why Asia-Europe relations are important in the 21st century

File photo of German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacting during the official photo at the Asia-Europe Meeting in Brussels in October 2010.


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Preview: 2016 Mazda2

Hatchback fans rejoice, the all-new Mazda2 has been officially announced in Canada.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Economist

Asian fears of China's rise: Jittery neighbours

FOR all the alarmist commentary in the international press, it still seems incredible that China's tiffs with its neighbours about mainly tiny, uninhabited rocks in the South and East China Seas might lead to conflict.


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Wall Street Journal

Japan Builds an Amphibious Force

SASEBO, Japan-At a training course here, 80 young soldiers are learning to swim, row, dive and jump into the ocean from a helicopter in flight.

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Automobile Magazine

2016 Mazda 2 Revealed as Production Starts in Japan

Since it was first launched way back in 1996, the Mazda 2 -- known as the Demio in Japan -- has sold more than 2.4 million units worldwide, although the car didn't reach the U.S. market until 2011.


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Psychoanalyzing Two of Japan's Greatest Anime Creators

Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli fame. Yoshiyuki Tomino of Gundam fame. Both are two of Japan's most famous anime creators.


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Japan Visitor Blog

Ryokan Romontei Takeo Onsen

According to myth, Empress Jingu created the hot spring by striking her spear into the ground.


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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Deseret News

Japanese nuclear plant deemed safe, nears restart

In this July 8, 2014 photo, a condensate storage tank which was prepared for tornado is unveiled to journalists at Sendai Nuclear Power Station in Sendai, Kagoshima prefecture, southern Japan.


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