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International relations

Terrorism once again proving to be grave concern in Asia

Recent spate of attacks has governments scrambling to take countermeasures

TOKYO -- Counter-terrorism measures, including expanding support for anti-Islamic State operations, are likely to feature prominently in the Group of Seven summit taking place in Italy on Friday and Saturday. The talks will center around the deadly bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, U.K., but a string of attacks in Asia this week has highlighted once again that the region is no exception to terrorist activities, with governments stepping up efforts to contain future violence.

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