Main events scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 5

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Main events scheduled in Japan for Thursday, Aug. 5:

-- Japan to tighten border controls on visitors from U.S. states of Indiana, Kansas and Texas, and from Finland, Georgia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Luxembourg and 5 Russian oblasts.

-- Japan Congress Against A- and H-bombs (Gensuikin) to hold annual conference in Hiroshima through Aug. 6.