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Japanese protesters rally against relocation of US air base to Okinawa

July 13, 2017 4:34 pm
Japanese protesters rally against relocation of US air base to Okinawa

Japanese protesters have held a rally in front of the American Camp Schwab marine corps camp on the island of Okinawa in protest at a planned relocation of yet another US military facility to the area. Demonstrators lined the road leading to the marine base in Henoko area near Nago […]

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North Korea launches ballistic missile towards Sea of Japan: Seoul

July 4, 2017 5:07 am
North Korea launches ballistic missile towards Sea of Japan: Seoul

This undated photo released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 30, 2017 shows a test-fire of a ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (Photos by AFP) North Korea has launched what is believed to be a ballistic missile towards the Sea of […]

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Typhoon Lionrock kills 9 people at Japanese elderly home

August 31, 2016 10:00 am
Typhoon Lionrock kills 9 people at Japanese elderly home

Nine people have lost their lives at an elderly care home in northern Japan as a powerful typhoon ripped through the region, causing heavy flooding and damage. Typhoon Lionrock, a powerful and erratic tropical cyclone, hit Iwate Prefecture in Japan’s northern Tohoku region, particularly the towns of Iwaizumi and Ofunato, where […]

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Middle-aged Japanese men rent themselves out to lend an ear to strangers

July 30, 2016 9:00 am
Middle-aged Japanese men rent themselves out to lend an ear to strangers

The married Nishimoto says he has considered stopping the service several times, but found that he needed his clients just as much as they needed him. From lonely pensioners to Japanese schoolgirls with shattered dreams, Takanobu Nishimoto and his crew of middle-aged men will lend an ear to clients who […]

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Japanese auto parts giant may recall millions of airbags

May 4, 2016 9:00 am
Japanese auto parts giant may recall millions of airbags

Japanese auto parts maker is to recall millions of faulty airbags. (file photo) Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corporation is said to be gearing up to recall at least another 35 million airbags in the US over deadly defects. The additional recalls may be announced as soon as this week, […]

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Japanese woman, Misao Okawa,world’s oldest person dies at 117

April 1, 2015 1:51 pm
Japanese woman, Misao Okawa,world’s oldest person dies at 117

TOKYO – Japanese woman, Misao Okawa, who is said to be the world’s oldest person, died today April 1st, just a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday. (she’s pictured above at her 116th birthday last year) Misao died of heart failure & stopped breathing while surrounded by her family […]

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Former crewmember recognise sunken Japanese World War II battleship

March 6, 2015 4:09 am
Former crewmember recognise sunken Japanese World War II battleship

Allen’s team believe this is a catapult system from a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the coast of the Philippines. Photo / AP A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II says he recognises photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines […]

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Horrific moment of a Japanese surfer that was fatally attacked by a large great white shark off the coast of New South Wales has been captured on camera

February 12, 2015 3:55 am
Horrific moment of a Japanese surfer that was fatally attacked by a large great white shark off the coast of New South Wales has been captured on camera

The horrific moment a Japanese surfer was fatally attacked by a large great white shark off the coast of New South Wales has been captured on camera. Passionate surfer and father of one Tadashi Nakahara, 42, died at Shelly Beach near Ballina, about 190km south of Brisbane, on Monday morning. […]

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Japanese tourist woman accuses Indian guide of rape in Jaipur

February 10, 2015 6:12 am
Japanese tourist woman accuses Indian guide of rape in Jaipur

The man fled after the woman’s screams were overheard by villagers who rushed to help, according to local media reports. “The tourist alleged that she was offered some food which might have been laced with drugs,” Jain said, adding that blood tests have been conducted to determine the type of […]

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ISIS throw ‘gay’ man off building

February 4, 2015 6:51 pm
ISIS throw  ‘gay’ man  off building

Disturbing images have emerged which appear to show a man charged with having a homosexual affair being stoned to death after he survived being thrown off a building by Isis militants. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which obtains its information from a network of activists on the ground, […]

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