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# australian open
Osaka lies in wait for Coco Gauff after 15-year-old battles from a set down
Elsewhere, there were victories for big guns Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in Melbourne today.
# G20
Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please'
Trump came face to face with Putin for the first time since extensive evidence was found of Russian interference in the 2016 US election.
# osaka
Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine
The soldier was arrested when the plane made a stopover in Spain.
# osaka
At least three killed and 90 injured as earthquake shakes Japan's Osaka
One of the victims was a nine-year-old girl who was killed when a wall collapsed on her at school.
# osaka
American man being questioned after decapitated head found in Japanese apartment
Body parts other than the head have not been found.
# Asia
Victims demand apology from Japanese mayor over wartime sex slaves remark
Up to 200,000 women from Korea, China, the Philippines and elsewhere were forcibly drafted into brothels catering to the Japanese military in territories occupied by Japan during WWII.
# Japan
Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were 'necessary'
The controversial mayor claimed that the forced prostitution of approximately 200,000 women during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks.
# Japan
11-year-old boy takes own life on train tracks in Japan
It is thought the boy’s suicide was in protest at plans to close his school.