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Without Lips Teeth Feel the Cold? Chinese Support for Russia in the Ukraine Crisis

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America and Turkey to Train another Terrorist Force against Syria: Iran must Counter in Iraq

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PM Abe of Japan Shames Dead Japanese Nationals by Welcoming Qatar

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President El-Sisi of Egypt Orders Strikes Against ISIS after Christians Killed in Libya

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Samurai Taira no Tadamori: Art and Folklore in Japan

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Sweden Grapples with Rising Extremism

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Chad Attacked by Boko Haram Terrorists: Nigeria and Roles of Chad and France

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Burkina Faso: Nine Months to Complete the Transition

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China-Iran Military Relations at a Crossroads

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Shia Houthi in Yemen and Consolidation of Power based on Stability

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Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria target Boko Haram: Fresh Massacre in Cameroon

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Japanese Photography of Women in Meiji Era and Taisho Era

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Sudan and South Sudan’s Merging Conflicts

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Shia Slaughtered in Pakistan: Takfiri Islamist Kills Many in Shia Mosque Attack

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Islamists Kill Many in Egypt while US invites the Muslim Brotherhood to Washington

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Japanese Folklore and Famous Ghost Story: Botan Doro (The Peony Lantern)

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Iranian Intervention in Iraq against the Islamic State: Strategy, Tactics and Impact

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Isoda Koryusai and Art of Japan: Rare Upbringing within Japanese Woodblock Prints

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