JAXA asks for withdrawal of article on Hayabusa

Japan Sci-Tech News - August 29, 2014 - 23:26
The space agency said Friday that it has requested the withdrawal of an article published in U.S. journal Science that was based on observation data from its Hayabusa asteroid probe. (The Japan News)
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Day in pictures: 29 August 2014

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 23:20
Images shot around the world over the past 24 hours
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SoftBank, Sprint to offer Sony Xperia smartphone for first time

Japan Business News - August 29, 2014 - 23:17
Japanese wireless operator SoftBank Corp will offer a Sony smartphone for the first time, selling a soon-to-be-launched Xperia in Japan, and in the United States via its unit Sprint, sources with knowledge of the matter said. (Japan Today)
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Gov't, airlines discuss measures to deal with pilot shortage

Japan Business News - August 29, 2014 - 23:14
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and several Japanese airlines have established a special committee to discuss countermeasures to resolve the serious shortage of pilots. (Japan Today)
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Major banks to cut mortgage rates to lowest levels

Japan Business News - August 29, 2014 - 23:11
Major banks in Japan are set to cut fixed interest rates on home loans to their lowest levels ever in September. (NHK)
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China onions' prices spike in Japan after pesticide found

Japan Business News - August 29, 2014 - 22:57
The import price of Chinese-grown onions is surging in Japan on reduced supplies after excessive amounts of an agrochemical were detected in them last month. (Nikkei)
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UN committee urges Japan to ban hate speech

Japan Education News - August 29, 2014 - 22:53
Members of a United Nations committee examining ethnic discrimination have urged Japan's government to impose legal restrictions on hate speech against Korean residents in Japan. (NHK)
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Ishiba willing to join Cabinet if asked

Japan Politics News - August 29, 2014 - 22:38
Liberal Democratic Party Secretary General Shigeru Ishiba expressed his willingness Friday to join the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe if he is invited to do so, sources said. (The Japan News)
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UK's terror threat level 'severe'

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 22:03
The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria.
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Senegal confirms first Ebola case

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 21:54
Senegal's health ministry confirms a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth west African country now affected by the outbreak.
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Rosberg punished for Hamilton crash

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 21:53
Mercedes discipline Nico Rosberg following his collision with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Middle East's first coffee museum

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 21:44
Dubai-based coffee trader Khalid Al Mulla, takes the BBC on a tour of his new coffee museum.
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Brazil's economy enters recession

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 21:42
A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, has pushed the country into recession, latest figures show.
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Everton handed tough European draw

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 21:29
Everton play Lille and Wolfsburg, Tottenham face Besiktas, and Celtic take on Salzburg in the Europa League group stages.
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Rosberg punished for Hamilton crash

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 21:26
Mercedes discipline Nico Rosberg following his collision with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.
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Guinea riot over Ebola disinfectant

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 21:26
Residents of Guinea's second-biggest city riot after the market was sprayed with disinfectant in a bid to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
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Russia warns of Ukraine gas shortage

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 21:22
Russia sees a risk that winter gas shortages could force Ukraine to divert supplies of Russian gas meant for EU customers.
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Tougher NFL domestic violence policy

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 21:08
The NFL has toughened its policy on domestic violence which could lead to a lifetime ban for a second offence.
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Rwanda murder plotters found guilty

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 20:35
Four men are found guilty of trying to murder Rwanda's former army chief, Gen Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, in South Africa in June 2010.
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Nato accuses Russia over Ukraine

BBC World News - August 29, 2014 - 20:00
Nato accuses Russia of "blatant violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, including direct military operations
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