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India's protesters: a cross-section of society

India's protesters: a cross-section of society

25 Dec 2019 Japan Times Japan Times

Tens of thousands of Indians have taken to the streets in recent days to voice their anger over a new citizenship law that they say discriminates against the minority Muslim community. But it is not just Muslims who are protesting — majority Hindus, low-caste Dalits ...

U.S. soldier is killed in Afghanistan; Taliban claim attack

U.S. soldier is killed in Afghanistan; Taliban claim attack

23 Dec 2019 Japan Times Japan Times

An American service member was killed in combat Monday in Afghanistan, the U.S. military said, without providing further details, while the Taliban claimed they were behind a roadside bombing in northern Kunduz province that killed the U.S. soldier. The latest fatality brings the number of ...

Japan to award decoration to doctor killed in Afghanistan

Japan to award decoration to doctor killed in Afghanistan

23 Dec 2019 Japan Times Japan Times

The government said Monday it will award a decoration to Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese aid worker who was killed in a shooting earlier this month in Afghanistan. The 73-year-old physician will be awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, Chief Cabinet ...