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Japan Today
Japan, Russia hold talks on elusive WWII peace treaty ‹ Japan Todaygoing to tackle this issue in a new way to break the deadlock that has lasted u
Japan, Russia hold talks on elusive WWII peace treaty ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 6 days ago
going to tackle this issue in a new way to break the deadlock that has lasted until now,” Harada said, according to Jiji Press news agency. He did not elaborate. The former Soviet Union declared war on Japan in the closing days of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan, Russia hold talks on elusive WWII peace treatygoing to tackle this issue in a new way to break the deadlock that has lasted u
Japan, Russia hold talks on elusive WWII peace treaty
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
going to tackle this issue in a new way to break the deadlock that has lasted until now," Harada said, according to Jiji Press news agency. He did not elaborate. The former Soviet Union declared war on Japan in the closing days of the... Read more
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Rappler
Japan landslides, floods death toll rises to 6This handout taken by the Kumamoto Prefectural Police Department and received v
Japan landslides, floods death toll rises to 6
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
This handout taken by the Kumamoto Prefectural Police Department and received via Jiji Press on June 21, 2016 shows police officers and firefighters during rescue operations following a landslide in the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto. Kumamoto... Read more
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The China Post
One woman dead, three injured in Japan stabbing spree: policehas been treated in hospital for mental illness, the spokesman said, adding tha
One woman dead, three injured in Japan stabbing spree: police
The China Post / Posted 7 days ago
has been treated in hospital for mental illness, the spokesman said, adding that further details were not available. Jiji Press reported that Matsuhashi told police: "I wanted to end my life. I wanted to be executed for murder." Japan has one... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
One woman dead, three injured in Japan stabbing spreehas been treated in hospital for mental illness, the spokesman said, adding tha
One woman dead, three injured in Japan stabbing spree
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
has been treated in hospital for mental illness, the spokesman said, adding that further details were not available. Jiji Press reported that Matsuhashi told police: "I wanted to end my life. I wanted to be executed for murder." Japan has... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
At least three dead in Japan landslides, floodsafter two huge earthquakes in April. This handout taken by the Kumamoto Prefec
At least three dead in Japan landslides, floods
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
after two huge earthquakes in April. This handout taken by the Kumamoto Prefectural Police Department and received via Jiji Press on June 21, 2016 shows police officers and firefighters during rescue operations following a landslide in the... Read more
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Japan Today
The message is this: Do not allow this incident to divide and drive a wedge between American and Okinawan communities here. ‹ Japan Todayand Okinawan communities here. Lt Gen Lawrence Nicholson, Okinawa area coordin
The message is this: Do not allow this incident to divide and drive a wedge between American and Okinawan communities here. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 8 days ago
and Okinawan communities here. Lt Gen Lawrence Nicholson, Okinawa area coordinator of U.S. Forces Japan and commander of Marine Forces Japan, referring to the arrest of a U.S. base worker over the murder of a 20-year-old Okinawa woman. (Jiji P... Read more
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Business Wire
China Information Technology Shall Procure Advertising Channels in Hong Kong for Jiji Pressthe “Group”, HKEx: 8178) announced that, the Company’s subsidiary in Japan had
China Information Technology Shall Procure Advertising Channels in Hong Kong for Jiji Press
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
the “Group”, HKEx: 8178) announced that, the Company’s subsidiary in Japan had entered into an agreement in June with Jiji Press, Ltd.(時事通信社)that, the Group shall procure advertising channels, through print and digital media in Hong Kong for... Read more
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The Borneo Post
North Korean missile fragment-like object found in Japanfired in February has been found on a shore in Tottori Prefecture, according to
North Korean missile fragment-like object found in Japan
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
fired in February has been found on a shore in Tottori Prefecture, according to the western Japan prefecture, Japan’s Jiji Press reported. An official of the prefectural government discovered the possible missile fragment on the beach in the... Read more
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Japan Today
We have achieved unprecedented group sales of over 10 million units and need to blaze a new trail by ourselves. ‹ Japan Todayblaze a new trail by ourselves. Toyota President Akio Toyoda, speaking after T
We have achieved unprecedented group sales of over 10 million units and need to blaze a new trail by ourselves. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 days ago
blaze a new trail by ourselves. Toyota President Akio Toyoda, speaking after Toyota shareholders approved the company’s proposal to raise executive bonuses for fiscal 2015 by about 25% from the previous year to a total of ¥1.105 billion. (Jiji Pre... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan atomic bomb survivors criticise Obama's Hiroshima speech ‹ Japan Todayits general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had
Japan atomic bomb survivors criticise Obama's Hiroshima speech ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 days ago
its general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had been “a natural phenomenon”, according to Jiji Press. The phrase “death fell from the sky” that he used to evoke the horror was an expression to avoid the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Obama’s Hiroshima speech criticisedits general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had
Obama’s Hiroshima speech criticised
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
its general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had been “a natural phenomenon”, according to Jiji Press. The phrase “death fell from the sky” that he used to evoke the horror was an expression to avoid the... Read more
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dna
Japan: Hiroshima bombing survivors criticise Barack Obama's speechits general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had
Japan: Hiroshima bombing survivors criticise Barack Obama's speech
dna / Posted 11 days ago
its general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had been "a natural phenomenon", according to Jiji Press. The phrase "death fell from the sky" that he used to evoke the horror was an expression to avoid the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Japan A-bomb survivors criticize Obama’s Hiroshima speechits general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had
Japan A-bomb survivors criticize Obama’s Hiroshima speech
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
its general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had been “a natural phenomenon”, according to Jiji Press. The phrase “death fell from the sky” that he used to evoke the horror was an expression to avoid the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Japan A-bomb survivors criticise Obama's Hiroshima speechits general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had
Japan A-bomb survivors criticise Obama's Hiroshima speech
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
its general meeting that Obama described the bombing in his speech as if it had been "a natural phenomenon", according to Jiji Press. The phrase "death fell from the sky" that he used to evoke the horror was an expression to avoid the... Read more
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Rappler
Tokyo governor to resign over spending scandal – reportsYoichi Masuzoe (R) walks past journalists at the Tokyo Metropolitan government
Tokyo governor to resign over spending scandal – reports
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
Yoichi Masuzoe (R) walks past journalists at the Tokyo Metropolitan government headquarters in Tokyo on June 14, 2016. Jiji Press/AFP TOKYO, Japan – Tokyo's governor is expected to resign on Wednesday, June 15, after being criticized over... Read more
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Japan Today
We mustn't change the pacifism of the constitution. Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ideology, Japan rejects not only wars of aggression but also military intervention to resolve overseas disputes. ‹ Japan Todaydisputes. Main opposition Democratic Party leader Katsuya Okada, saying the ma
We mustn't change the pacifism of the constitution. Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ideology, Japan rejects not only wars of aggression but also military intervention to resolve overseas disputes. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 days ago
disputes. Main opposition Democratic Party leader Katsuya Okada, saying the main aim of the opposition parties in the July 10 election is to stop Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution. (Jiji... Read more
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Japan Today
We're putting emphasis on individuals' lives as the way to lead to the entire economy's growth. ‹ Japan TodayOkada, after four opposition parties signed a policy accord with an alliance of
We're putting emphasis on individuals' lives as the way to lead to the entire economy's growth. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 19 days ago
Okada, after four opposition parties signed a policy accord with an alliance of civil groups, aiming to frame the upcoming House of Councillors election as a battle between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration and civil society. (Jiji... Read more
19d
Rappler
Japan pushes ahead with US base worker rape, murder casethe separate crime of the alleged rape and murder of the 20-year-old woman, an
Japan pushes ahead with US base worker rape, murder case
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
the separate crime of the alleged rape and murder of the 20-year-old woman, an Okinawa police spokesman told AFP. Japan's Jiji Press reported that Shinzato was formally charged on Thursday for abandoning the body. Prosecutors, however, told AFP... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan pushes ahead with US base worker rape, murder casethe separate crime of the alleged rape and murder of the 20-year-old woman, an
Japan pushes ahead with US base worker rape, murder case
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
the separate crime of the alleged rape and murder of the 20-year-old woman, an Okinawa police spokesman told AFP. Japan's Jiji Press reported that Shinzato was formally charged on Thursday for abandoning the body. Prosecutors, however, told AFP... Read more
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20d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Chinese, Russian navies sail into contested Japanese waterssame time, Japanese media said. The Russian ships entered the area around 9:50
Chinese, Russian navies sail into contested Japanese waters
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
same time, Japanese media said. The Russian ships entered the area around 9:50pm on Wednesday and left around 3:05am on Thursday, Jiji Press said, adding that Russian naval ships had entered the waters before. First posted June 09, 2016 13... Read more
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dna
Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed islesaround the disputed islands around the same time, Japanese media said. The Russ
Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed isles
dna / Posted 20 days ago
around the disputed islands around the same time, Japanese media said. The Russian ships entered the area around 9:50 pm on Wednesday and left around 3:05 am Thursday, Jiji Press said, adding that Russian naval ships have entered the waters b... Read more
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Business Standard India
Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed islesthe disputed islands around the same time, Japanese media said. The Russian sh
Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed isles
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
the disputed islands around the same time, Japanese media said. The Russian ships entered the area around 9:50 p.m. on Wednesday and left around 3:05 a.m. on Thursday, Jiji Press said, adding that Russian naval ships have entered the waters be... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed islesaround the disputed islands around the same time, Japanese media said. The Rus
Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed isles
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
around the disputed islands around the same time, Japanese media said. The Russian ships entered the area around 9:50 pm Wednesday and left around 3:05 am Thursday, Jiji Press said, adding that Russian naval ships have entered the waters... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed islestime, Japanese media said. The Russian ships entered the area around 9:50 pm W
Japan protests as Chinese navy sails near disputed isles
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
time, Japanese media said. The Russian ships entered the area around 9:50 pm Wednesday and left around 3:05 am Thursday, Jiji Press said, adding that Russian naval ships have entered the waters before. Disclaimer: Comments do not represent the... Read more
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Japan Today
Medical experts, families, friends and others around people at risk of suicide should take extra care on these people's birthdays. ‹ Japan Todayon these people's birthdays. Tetsuya Matsubayashi, associate professor at Osak
Medical experts, families, friends and others around people at risk of suicide should take extra care on these people's birthdays. ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 21 days ago
on these people's birthdays. Tetsuya Matsubayashi, associate professor at Osaka University. He conducted a study that showed the number of people who committed suicide on their birthdays is 1.5 times that of suicides on any other days. (Jiji P... Read more
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Daily Mail
Japanese boy abandoned by his parents as punishment leaves hospitalas possible mental abuse, the Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper and other reports said
Japanese boy abandoned by his parents as punishment leaves hospital
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
as possible mental abuse, the Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper and other reports said. Police also interviewed Yamato on Monday, Jiji Press said. Yamato was taken straight to hospital after being found in a disused military base, but was only found to... Read more
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Rappler
Japanese boy leaves hospital after forest ordeal7, capping a 10-day drama that captivated Japan and sparked a national conversa
Japanese boy leaves hospital after forest ordeal
Rappler / Posted 21 days ago
7, capping a 10-day drama that captivated Japan and sparked a national conversation about child discipline. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT TOKYO, Japan – A 7-year-old boy who survived for nearly a week after being abandoned by... Read more
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CBC.ca
'I am fine': Yamato Tanooka, boy lost for days in Japan after punishment went awryHe survived for nearly a week after being abandoned by his parents in a forest,
'I am fine': Yamato Tanooka, boy lost for days in Japan after punishment went awry
CBC.ca / Posted 21 days ago
He survived for nearly a week after being abandoned by his parents in a forest, capping a drama that captivated Japan. (Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images) A Japanese boy who was found nearly a week after he was abandoned in a forest by his parents as... Read more
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Japan Today
Father says son forgives him after being left in Hokkaido forest ‹ Japan Todaybe considered child abuse after interviewing them and the boy, Kyodo reported.
Father says son forgives him after being left in Hokkaido forest ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 22 days ago
be considered child abuse after interviewing them and the boy, Kyodo reported. Police also interviewed Yamato on Monday, Jiji Press said. The child told them he would walk around the drill field on sunny days but did not wander far. He heard the... Read more
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SKY News
US Navy In Japan Alcohol Ban After Car Crashservice personnel in Japan. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday the drink
US Navy In Japan Alcohol Ban After Car Crash
SKY News / Posted 22 days ago
service personnel in Japan. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday the drink-driving case "is extremely deplorable", Jiji Press reported, especially coming just after the US vowed to tighten discipline. Okinawans are planning a major rally... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
7yo boy forgives Dad for leaving him in Japanese forestnewspaper and other reports said.'I tried to show him that I can be scary' Pol
7yo boy forgives Dad for leaving him in Japanese forest
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 days ago
newspaper and other reports said.'I tried to show him that I can be scary' Police also interviewed Yamato on Monday, Jiji Press said. The child told them he would walk around the drill field on sunny days but did not wander far. He heard the... Read more
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dna
US navy slaps alcohol ban on its sailors in Japan after drink-driving case"is extremely deplorable... as it happened right after (the US) said they would
US navy slaps alcohol ban on its sailors in Japan after drink-driving case
dna / Posted 22 days ago
"is extremely deplorable... as it happened right after (the US) said they would make efforts to strengthen discipline", Jiji Press reported. Top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga called the incident "egregious". It came as Okinawans voted... Read more
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Daily Mail
Japan forest ordeal: father says son forgives himas possible mental abuse, the Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper and other reports said
Japan forest ordeal: father says son forgives him
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
as possible mental abuse, the Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper and other reports said. Police also interviewed Yamato on Monday, Jiji Press said. Yamato was taken straight to hospital after being found in a disused military base, but was only found to... Read more
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Rappler
Father says son forgives him after Japan forest ordealTanooka, a 7-year-old boy abandoned in a bear-inhabited forest in Japan, speaks
Father says son forgives him after Japan forest ordeal
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
Tanooka, a 7-year-old boy abandoned in a bear-inhabited forest in Japan, speaks to reporters on June 3, 2016. File photo by Jiji Press/AFP TOKYO, Japan – The father of a 7-year-old Japanese boy found alive nearly a week after his parents left him... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Father says son forgives him after Japan forest ordealas possible mental abuse, the Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper and other reports said
Father says son forgives him after Japan forest ordeal
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
as possible mental abuse, the Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper and other reports said. Police also interviewed Yamato on Monday, Jiji Press said. The child told them he would walk around the drill field on sunny days but did not wander far. He heard the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US navy in Japan under alcohol ban"is extremely deplorable... as it happened right after (the US) said they would
US navy in Japan under alcohol ban
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 days ago
"is extremely deplorable... as it happened right after (the US) said they would make efforts to strengthen discipline", Jiji Press reported. Top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga called the incident "egregious". It came as Okinawans voted... Read more
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International Business Times
Thousands flock to Tokyo to protest against allowing Japanese military to fight abroad that he wants to take a two-thirds majority (in the Upper House as well) in ord
Thousands flock to Tokyo to protest against allowing Japanese military to fight abroad
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
that he wants to take a two-thirds majority (in the Upper House as well) in order to revise the constitution," he told Jiji Press. In the upcoming election, opposition parties are fighting to keep Abe's ruling coalition from winning the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Japan hails seven-old who survived being abandoned in forestshelter in a hut and found a tap to drink from but was hungry and immediately a
Japan hails seven-old who survived being abandoned in forest
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
shelter in a hut and found a tap to drink from but was hungry and immediately asked for food when discovered. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUTJIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty ImagesA pedestrian is reflected on a television reporting the news of... Read more
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Rappler
Japan officials raid Suzuki HQ over fuel-testing scandaltransport ministry officials raid the headquarters of Suzuki in Hamamatsu, Shiz
Japan officials raid Suzuki HQ over fuel-testing scandal
Rappler / Posted 25 days ago
transport ministry officials raid the headquarters of Suzuki in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka prefecture on June 3, 2016. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP Officials descended on the company's base in Hamamatsu city, around 250 kilometers (155 miles) southwest of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Japan hails seven-old Yamato Tanooka who survived being abandoned in forestshelter in a hut and found a tap to drink from but was hungry and immediately a
Japan hails seven-old Yamato Tanooka who survived being abandoned in forest
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
shelter in a hut and found a tap to drink from but was hungry and immediately asked for food when discovered. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUTJIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty ImagesA pedestrian is reflected on a television reporting the news of... Read more
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Mashable
Photo of hostage Japanese journalist released nearly a year after he entered Syriato multiple news outlets on Sunday, showing Yasuda with a longer beard and hair
Photo of hostage Japanese journalist released nearly a year after he entered Syria
Mashable / Posted 29 days ago
to multiple news outlets on Sunday, showing Yasuda with a longer beard and hair than in previous media releases. Image: JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images The group has reached out to global news outlets via a mediator, who said it has repeatedly... Read more
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The Financial Express
300 people evacuated from Korean Air plane at Tokyo airportoff at around 00:40 pm (0910 IST), officials of the Japanese transportation min
300 people evacuated from Korean Air plane at Tokyo airport
The Financial Express / Posted 1 months ago
off at around 00:40 pm (0910 IST), officials of the Japanese transportation ministry and the airport told AFP. Passengers and crew were evacuated and there were no reported injuries, NHK and Jiji Press said, citing police and fire department sourc... Read more
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dna
300 people evacuated from Korean Air plane at Tokyo airportoff at around 00:40 pm (0910 IST), officials of the Japanese transportation min
300 people evacuated from Korean Air plane at Tokyo airport
dna / Posted 1 months ago
off at around 00:40 pm (0910 IST), officials of the Japanese transportation ministry and the airport told AFP. Passengers and crew were evacuated and there were no reported injuries, NHK and Jiji Press said, citing police and fire department sour... Read more
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Rappler
300 passengers evacuated from Korean Air plane at Tokyo airport00:40 pm (0340 GMT), officials of the Japanese transportation ministry and the
300 passengers evacuated from Korean Air plane at Tokyo airport
Rappler / Posted 1 months ago
00:40 pm (0340 GMT), officials of the Japanese transportation ministry and the airport told AFP. Passengers and crew were evacuated and there were no reported injuries, NHK and Jiji Press said, citing police and fire department sources. – Rappler.... Read more
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Air Force Times
U.S. troops in Okinawa face liberty, alcohol crackdown after crimeshas reportedly admitted to raping and killing 20-year-old Rina Shimabukuro, who
U.S. troops in Okinawa face liberty, alcohol crackdown after crimes
Air Force Times / Posted 1 months ago
has reportedly admitted to raping and killing 20-year-old Rina Shimabukuro, who had been missing since late April. (Photo: JiJi Press/AFP/Getty Images) “This behavior adversely affects not only the victims of crime, but also the relationship we... Read more
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