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A road is damaged by flood water following heavy rain in Kurashiki city, Okayama prefecture, southwestern Japan, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Heavy rainfall hammered southern Japan for the third day, prompting new disaster warnings on Kyushu and Shikoku islands on Sunday. (Shohei Miyano/Kyodo News via AP)

Death toll climbs to 76 as heavy rains hammer southern Japan

Searches continued Sunday night for victims of heavy rainfall that hammered southern Japan for the third straight day, as the government put the death toll at 48, with 28 others presumed dead.

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Two minor quakes ‘wrongly trigger’ Japan’s alert system

Millions of people in Tokyo received a loud alert Friday that a “strong” earthquake was about to hit — but it proved to be a false alarm apparently triggered by geological chance.

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Southeast Asian Climate and Energy Working Group urge ASEAN leaders to fight the ‘COAL’

The Southeast Asian Working Group on Climate and Energy, composed of members of civil society organizations and people’s movements across Southeast Asia, denounced what they claimed to be an evident collusion between leaders of ASEAN, East Asia, and the United States of America, in their push for the coal agenda within the climate-vulnerable region of Southeast Asia.