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Japan PM welcomes U.S. designation of North Korea as sponsor of terrorism - Kyodo

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump's move to put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it would ramp up pressure on Pyongyang, Kyodo News reported.

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Nikkei falls as drops in chip-related stocks, financials weigh 20 Nov 2017

TOKYO, Nov 20 Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Monday amid losses on Wall Street and a stronger yen, while semiconductor equipment manufacturers and financial stocks underperformed.

U.S. marine accused in drink drive case as Japanese man dies 20 Nov 2017

TOKYO A Japanese man was killed in a truck collision involving a 21-year-old U.S. marine who was well over the legal alcohol limit for driving, police said of a case that was likely to stoke resentment over the U.S. military presence on the southern island of Okinawa.

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Japan PM Abe: Govt and BOJ to work together to beat deflation 20 Nov 2017

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that the government and the central bank would work closely together and take all necessary steps to defeat deflation.

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Japan's export growth signals economic recovery to continue in fourth quarter 20 Nov 2017

TOKYO Japan's export growth held steady in October, suggesting that brisk global demand for Japanese cars and electronics will likely carry its economic recovery into the current quarter.

Nikkei falls on weaker Wall St, strong yen, bargain hunting curbs losses 20 Nov 2017

TOKYO, Nov 20 Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Monday amid losses on Wall Street and a stronger yen, although bargain hunting limited the losses.