Japan
| 18 Nov 2019 | 21:23

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Ishikawa and Toyama prefectures are refining their Tokyo “antenna shops” in an effort to take advantage of next year’s Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and the fifth anniversary of the extension of the Hokuriku Shinkansen to Kanazawa.

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Economy, Sports
Sri Lanka
| 18 Nov 2019 | 21:19

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he is looking forward to strengthening his friendship with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi via Twitter.

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Politics, Regional
Japan
| 18 Nov 2019 | 21:18

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Odori Park in central Sapporo has been designated as the location for the start and finish of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic marathons and race-walking.

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Sports
Japan
| 18 Nov 2019 | 21:11

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - For the first time in nine months since February the approval rate for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet has slipped to 49 per cent, down six percentage points from 55 per cent in the previous survey.

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Politics
Sri Lanka
| 18 Nov 2019 | 21:08

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) – The New Democratic Front Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa announces his intention to step down as UNP Deputy Leader. Premadasa obtained 41.99 per cent of the votes and lost with a margin of over 1.3 million.

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Politics
Sri Lanka
| 18 Nov 2019 | 21:05

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who secured a victory margin of over 1.3 million votes at the presidential election on November 16, was sworn in today at Ruwanseliseya, Anuradhapura. 

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Politics
Pakistan
| 18 Nov 2019 | 21:02

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to fly out of the country for his medical treatment on Tuesday after the Lahore High Court gave him permission to travel without providing any indemnity bond to the government. 

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Politics
Pakistan
| 18 Nov 2019 | 20:56

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Even when the data is usable, its presentation and access pose a challenge for users here.

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Business, Finance, Economy
Pakistan
| 18 Nov 2019 | 20:44

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Pakistan rejected the “unfounded remarks” made by the Indian external affairs minister in an interview with a French newspaper and during his interaction with certain other media outlets that the “situation is back to normal” in India-held Kashmir.

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Politics, Regional
Pakistan
| 18 Nov 2019 | 19:23

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Each year, PEN highlights the cases of five persecuted writers.

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Politics, Culture