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Shots fired at North Korea-linked group HQ in Japan

TOKYO Japanese police arrested two men on Friday after several bullets were fired at the Tokyo headquarters of a group linked to North Korea, a spokesman and media said.

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China probes report of possible North Korea sanctions breach at sea

BEIJING China said on Thursday it is investigating a Japanese report that a Chinese ship may have carried out a ship-to-ship transfer with a North Korean vessel in breach of U.N. sanctions.

World, China, North Korea Feb 22 2018

Saudi water distribution utility hires adviser to bring in private sector

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's state-owned utility National Water Co (NWC) has hired Japan's Mizuho Bank to advise it on bringing private companies into the water distribution sector, NWC said on Wednesday.

Environment, Feb 21 2018

'Peace' doesn't sell at Pyeongchang, say Games sponsors

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea An image of a giant dove lit up the night sky and singers performed John Lennon's "Imagine" at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, not long after athletes from enemies South and North Korea marched into the stadium together. | Video

Lotte Group chairman gives up management rights at key Japan holding company

SEOUL The chairman of South Korea's Lotte Group, who was convicted for bribery last week, has relinquished representative rights at a key Japanese holding company, adding further uncertainty to a conglomerate reeling from a plunge in business in China.

South Korea Feb 21 2018

Exclusive: Japan to buy at least 20 more F-35A stealth fighters - sources

TOKYO Japan plans to buy at least 20 additional F-35A stealth fighters over the next six years, some or all of which it may purchase directly from Lockheed Martin Corp in the United States rather than assemble locally, three sources said.