A 72 year-old retired soldier blew himself up in a park in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, killing himself and injuring three other people in an apparent suicide, state broadcaster NHK reported.
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The leaders of the world's most powerful political party gather in Beijing on Monday for a conclave that could change the course of Chinese history.
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Rakhine, located in the west, is about an hour's flight from Yangon. It is frequently in the news for clashes between the Rakhine Buddhist community and the Rohingya Muslims, and few people know of its rise as a tourist destination.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said this decision was made as there were existing gaming activities in Malaysian including four-digit betting.
The United States remains the "closest friend" of the Philippines but Manila wants to break away from a "mindset of dependency and subservience" and forge closer ties with other nations, the Philippine foreign minister said on Saturday.