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Osaka: Designated city in Kansai, Japan
Osaka is a designated city in the Kansai region of Honshu in Japan. It is the capital city of Osaka Prefecture and the largest component of the Keihanshin Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan area in Japan and among the largest in the world with more than 20 million inhabitants.

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Super Nintendo World Opening Delayed Indefinitely [Video]

Super Nintendo World Opening Delayed Indefinitely

Universal Studios Japan in Osaka reopened on June 8th with limited capacity and strict safety guidelines.

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Japan to lift state of emergency for Osaka, nearby Kyoto, Hyogo

Japan will lift its state of emergency in Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo on Thursday as the number of new coronavirus infections drops, Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said, amid hopes the move will help..
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Japan to lift emergency in western prefectures: NHK

Japan plans to lift the state of emergency in the western prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo from the list of eight remaining ones but keeping curbs in Tokyo area and the northern island of..
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Japan lifts emergency in most areas but not in Tokyo, Osaka

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency in large parts of the country on Thursday but said it would remain in place in Tokyo until the novel coronavirus is contained.
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Japan lifts state of emergency in most areas; Tokyo stays on alert: PM Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency across a large part of the country on Thursday, but said the biggest urban centres of Tokyo and Osaka will remain under restrictions until..
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Japan's Osaka to name and shame pachinko parlours defying coronavirus lockdown

Japan's Osaka Prefecture said it will name and shame more pachinko parlour gambling outlets that are defying coronavirus lockdown requests after three out of six locations it identified on Friday..
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Osaka mayor draws criticism after saying women are slow shoppers

The mayor of the western Japanese city Osaka came under fire on social media on Friday after saying women take longer than men shopping for groceries as he tried to promote social distancing to curb..
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Shopping behaviour: Japanese mayor's social distancing remarks upset women

The mayor of the western Japanese city Osaka came under fire on social media on Friday after saying women take longer than men shopping for groceries as he tried to promote social distancing to curb..
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Lacking protective gear, Japan's Osaka pleads for plastic raincoats

The Japanese city of Osaka has issued an urgent plea for citizens to donate plastic raincoats to hospitals running short of protective gear for staff treating coronavirus patients, with some doctors..
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Tokyo asks people to stay home amid virus, many venture out

People in greater Tokyo and the Osaka area in western Japan hunkered down on Saturday as officials urged citizens to stay indoors to prevent a potential emergency, but some were carrying on as normal.
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Tokyo restricts movement to combat virus, some folk carry on as usual

People in greater Tokyo and the Osaka area in western Japan hunkered down on Saturday as officials urged citizens to stay indoors to prevent a potential emergency, but some were carrying on as normal.
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Japan's live music clubs emerge as new coronavirus transmission sites

A number of small music clubs in Japan's western city of Osaka have emerged as a new transmission ground for the coronavirus, showing the difficulty of stemming the outbreak even as authorities have..
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Japan confirms two new coronavirus infections in Osaka: Kyodo

Japan on Tuesday confirmed two new coronavirus infections in Osaka, western Japan, a man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s, Kyodo newswire reported.
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Osaka city to close kindergartens, elementary, junior high schools - Kyodo

Japan's Osaka city has decided to close all public kindergartens, elementary and junior high schools from Feb. 29 to March 13 in a bid to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Kyodo reported on..
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Japan coronavirus clouds gather as woman tests positive for second time

A woman working as a tour-bus guide in Japan has tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time, Osaka's prefectural government said, the first known person in the country to do so amid growing..
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Japanese woman confirmed as coronavirus case for second time, weeks after initial recovery

A woman working as a tour-bus guide in Japan tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time, Osaka's prefectural government said on Wednesday, the first person in the country to do so amid..
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Osaka resident tests positive for coronavirus: Japan's NHK

A woman working as a tour-bus guide in Japan has tested positive for the coronavirus, public broadcaster NHK cited Osaka's prefectural government as saying on Wednesday.
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Ghosn took bullet train to Osaka en route to Lebanon: Kyodo

Former Nissan and Renault boss Carlos Ghosn began his astonishing escape from Japan with a bullet train ride from Tokyo to Osaka, possibly accompanied by several people, Japanese news agency Kyodo..
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14th India-Japan summit in north-east in mid December

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India at G7: PM Modi to meet four world leaders including Donald Trump today, full schedule inside

The most talked-about meet will be with US President Donald Trump that will take place at 03.45 pm and will continue till 4.30 pm. This will be the second meet between the two leaders this year and..
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2nd Modi-Trump meet of the year to be held on side-lines of G-7 summit tomorrow

PM Modi is all set to meet US President Donald Trump on Monday at 3.45 pm and expected to continue till 4.30 pm on the side-lines of the G7 summit in Biarritz. This will be the second meet between the..
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United States: Jammu & Kashmir status change India's internal matter

The one-on-one at the 45th G7 Summit in Biarritz in France comes almost two months after both leaders met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan.
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Official records of Modi-Trump meet at Osaka summit back India's denial to POTUS' claim on Kashmir mediation

In the flurry of diplomatic activity that followed Donald Trump's remarks on Kashmir mediation, both the sides checked their official records of discussion at the Osaka summit and found no mention of..
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Modi, Trump never discussed Kashmir, show official records

There was no conversation in Osaka between PM Modi and US President Donald Trump on Kashmir or mediation in the dispute, and this is borne out by official records of discussions by both the Indian and..
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Kashmir a bilateral issue between India, Pakistan; US welcomes them sitting down: State department

The Trump administration has launched a damage control exercise after the President's remarks on Kashmir, with the state department saying it was a "bilateral" issue between India and Pakistan. On..
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India, US begin trade talks in National Capital

The meet happens days after US President Donald Trump met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan with both sides agreeing to start trade talks.
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'No longer acceptable': Donald Trump launches fresh attack on India for imposing tariffs on American products

Trump's terse comment came within a fortnight after his meeting with Modi on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on 28 June, where the two leaders aired their concerns over the bilateral trade..
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Trump suggested stepping up mutual dialogue to Putin: Ifax

U.S. President Donald Trump suggested stepping up a dialogue with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when the two met in Osaka, Japan, Interfax news agency quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as..
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A marathon of meetings for PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ran a meeting marathon at the G20 summit at Osaka with nine bilateral meetings, two plurilaterals and one multilateral (Brics) that covered a range of issues from trade,..
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G20 Summit: PM Modi focuses on terror, healthcare and infrastructure at Osaka

PM Modi focused on terror, healthcare and infrastructure at Osaka G20 Summit.
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'Overthinker' Osaka ready to fight for No.1 spot again

Naomi Osaka reckons that she can be guilty of over-thinking things but now her mind's been freed of having to protect the world no.1 tag, the young Japanese is actually feeling liberated by the idea of..
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Dutch queen criticized over meeting with Saudi prince

A United Nations official on Saturday joined Dutch lawmakers in criticizing Queen Maxima over a meeting she held with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka..
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'Who needs the G20?' Question gets louder in Osaka as US-China trade war dominates agenda

US President Donald Trump's go-it-alone approach and widening global differences are overwhelming the G20 and raising questions about the relevance of the grouping, say analysts.
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G20 Summit in Osaka: Ivanka terms Modi-Trump meet 'productive conversation with critical ally'

White House adviser, Ivanka Trump, described the meeting between the US President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "productive conversation" and also termed India a "critical..
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G20 Summit in Osaka: Russia, Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC production cut deal, says Vladimir Putin

Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin told reporters after the G20 Summit in Osaka.
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G20 Summit 2019: PM Modi meets Turkish President Erdogan, discusses counter-terrorism, defence

The two leaders, who are in Osaka, Japan, met in the morning on the margins of the two-day G20 Summit and talked about the strong development partnership between India and Turkey.
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PM Modi leaves for home after G20 Summit in Japan

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday left Osaka, Japan after attending the G20 Summit where he met world leaders including US President Donald Trump. During his stay in Osaka, Modi took part in a series of..
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G20 Summit: India, Turkey to participate in counter-terrorism meet in July, says MEA after Narendra Modi's Osaka visit

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G20 Summit: Trump, Xi hold make-or-break meet amid rising threat of trade war; US president says he is open to 'historic' deal

US President Donald Trump said he was ready for a "historic" deal with China as he kicked off a hotly awaited meeting with China's Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit in Osaka.
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G20 Summit in Osaka: Donald Trump lavishes praise on Saudi Crown Prince, ignores questions about Khashoggi murder

United States President Donald Trump met Mohammed bin Salman on the last day of the ongoing G20 summit and said that the Saudi Crown Prince has done a 'spectacular job'.
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'Kithana ache he Modi', says Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Japan

The two leaders are in Japan to attend the 14th edition of G-20 Summit in Osaka.
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'Don't meddle in the election': Donald Trump jokes about Mueller report during meeting with Vladimir Putin in Osaka

Much of Donald Trump's time in office has been overshadowed by allegations Moscow helped get him elected, but when it came to confronting Vladimir Putin on the issue, the US president did it in a joke
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G20 Osaka Summit: Modi, Trump discuss ways to explore 5G amid pressure on New Delhi to ban Huawei

Narendra Modi and Donald Trump on Friday at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, discussed measures to explore collaboration between India and the US in 5G telecommunications technology, amid pressure from..
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PM Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel, discusses ways to deepen Indo-German ties

The two leaders met in Osaka on the sidelines of the G-20 summit.
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G20 Summit in Osaka: Ahead of crucial talks with Donald Trump, Xi Jingping says 'protectionism' threatening the world

Ahead of high-stakes talks with Donald Trump, China warned that protectionism and "bullying" were threatening the world order as Xi Jinping met other leaders at the G20 summit.
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China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry

China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about talks between the Chinese and U.S. presidents on the..
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G20 Summit in Osaka: India-Russia deal for S-400 defence system did not feature in Modi-Trump talks, says foreign secy Vijay Gokhale

India on Friday said its decision to purchase S-400 missile defence system from Russia did not figure during the talks between Narendra Modi and Donald Trump
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G20 Summit in Osaka: Narendra Modi meets Moon Jae-in, discusses ways to enhance India-South Korea relations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the G20 summit and discussed ways to enhance trade, economic and people-to-people relations.
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Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government

Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on Friday, a senior Japanese government official said.
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G20 Summit in Osaka: Donald Trump sounds conciliatory note, but his inconsistencies hamper progress in India-US ties

Donald Trump's posturing may even be counted as beneficial for bilateral ties because it lowers expectations and forces both parties to dive deep into negotiations.
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