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2015/01/29 12:17
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A JAPANESE teenager has told police she murdered an elderly woman with an axe because she “just wanted to kill someone”. The 19-year-old, a student at Japan’s prestigious Nagoya University, hacked at...
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2015/01/28 08:28
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The mother of a Japanese hostage facing being beheaded at the hands of Islamic State (Isis) jihadists has renewed a public appeal to Japan's government to save her son. Junko Ishido pleaded with...
2015/01/28 00:56
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More than 10,000 people are suing Japan's leading liberal newspaper over stories on Tokyo's system of wartime sex slavery, which they say have stained their reputation as Japanese nationals. The move...
2015/01/27 22:58
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Different responses by Abe and Merkel . JANUARY 28, 2015 07:17. . Germany and Japan are the nations that should pay off their war crime debts. Now 70 years after the end of World War II, the two...
2015/01/27 06:39
2015/01/27 06:39
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More than 8,700 university professors, lawyers, teachers, journalists and others are suing the Asahi Shimbun, seeking both a formal apology and reparations for the newspaper’s stories on “comfort...
2015/01/19 22:39
2015/01/19 22:39
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A bizarre death occurred in the Kabukicho area of Shinjuku, Tokyo, recently as a 22-year-old woman died after falling nine stories during a visit to the restroom. Although suicide hasn’t been entirely...
2015/01/19 14:34
2015/01/19 14:34
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Tokyo - Avalanches in and around Japanese ski resorts killed four people at the weekend, including two Argentine men, police and media reported on Monday. The two foreigners, aged 50 and 54, were in...
2015/01/17 08:37
2015/01/17 08:37
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Japan marks 20th anniversary of killer quake in Kobe Published: 17 January 2015 3:55 PM People pray for victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake during a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the...
2015/01/17 06:57
2015/01/17 06:57
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TOKYO: Japan on Saturday (Jan 17) marked the 20th anniversary of the Kobe earthquake that killed more than 6,400 people with renewed calls for the quake-prone nation to stay vigilant against the next...
2015/01/15 22:39
2015/01/15 22:39
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Japan has asked a major U.S. publisher to “correct” a school textbook that references World War II sex slaves, the foreign ministry said Thursday, as Tokyo’s bid to polish its history moves...
2015/01/15 08:28
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Asian markets outside Australia traded up on 15 January, buoyed by a significant rebound in copper and oil prices. In India, shares rallied after the central bank announced a surprise interest rate...
2015/01/14 22:58
2015/01/14 22:58
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Joint newspaper between South Korea and Japan . JANUARY 15, 2015 07:34. . I was surprised when I received an e-mail message on the New Year�s Day from a close South Korean journalist friend. He said...
2015/01/13 22:38
2015/01/13 22:38
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Good news for all those who live in Japan and suffer from pollen allergies. Scientists have genetically modified rice in an attempt to desensitize the body to that nasty Japanese cedar pollen that...
2015/01/12 00:37
2015/01/12 00:37
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Just consider the position of Akifumi Arai, the president of the Tamagawa Trading Company, a relatively small Nagano-based business that supplies sensors and gyroscopes used to guide torpedoes and...
2015/01/07 23:04
2015/01/07 23:04
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You have until the end of January to send your life woes, your existential dilemmas and your yet-to-be-broken dreams of happiness and harmony to world-renowned author Haruki Murakami. As reported by...
2015/01/03 21:38
2015/01/03 21:38
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I just love Japanese manga, dramas and sake. Japan is very clean, and it is wonderful that various locales around the nation have their own distinct foods and craft products. A 32-year-old Chinese...
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A Japanese artist, who makes art based on her vagina, has been charged with obscenity. Megumi Igarashi, who is known for her vagina-shaped kayak, had allegedly displayed an "obscene" work at a Tokyo...
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