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Japan’s Abe eyes fresh term in leadership vote
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Japan’s Abe eyes fresh term in leadership vote

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a press conference after winning the ruling liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) leadership election at the party’s headquarters in Tokyo on September 20, 2018. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party on September 20, setting him on course to […]

IOC backs daylight savings to ease Tokyo 2020 heat fears
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IOC backs daylight savings to ease Tokyo 2020 heat fears

International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president and chairman of the Coordination Commission for Tokyo 2020, John Coates speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on September 12, 2018. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) threw its weight behind calls by Japanese organisers to implement daylight savings time at the 2020 Tokyo […]

Japan’s Abe expresses support for better Trump-Kim ties
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Japan’s Abe expresses support for better Trump-Kim ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a joint press conference with Russian President following their meeting in Vladivostok on September 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday voiced support for the rapprochement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, a Japanese […]

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts
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Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Rescue workers search for missing people in Atsuma town, Hokkaido prefecture on September 7, 2018, a day after a hillside collapsed with the force of the 6.6-magnitude quake.<br />Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs scrabbled through the mud to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after […]

Strongest typhoon in quarter century batters Japan
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Strongest typhoon in quarter century batters Japan

Local government wokers remove a fallen tree along a sidewalk in Nagoya on September 4, 2018, as Typhoon Jebi made landfall around midday in southwestern Japan.The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall on September 4, the country's weather agency said, bringing violent winds and heavy rainfall […]

Japan braces for ‘very strong’ typhoon
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Japan braces for ‘very strong’ typhoon

A woman struggles against strong wind and rain as Typhoon Jongdari approaches Japan's mainland. Photo: Reuters Japan on Sunday braced for a “very strong” typhoon, with authorities warning of high waves, floods and landslides, including in areas hit by deadly flooding earlier this year. Typhoon Jebi, packing winds of up […]

North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan
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North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 15, 2017, pedestrians walk in front of a large video screen in Tokyo broadcasting a news report showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, following a North Korean missile test that passed over Japan. North Korea still poses a "serious and imminent threat", […]

Japan’s Abe seeks fresh term as party head, record tenure as PM
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Japan’s Abe seeks fresh term as party head, record tenure as PM

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media as he announces his candidacy for the upcoming ruling Liberal Democratic Party presidential election, during a press conference in front of Mount Sakurajima volcano while on tour to Tarumizu, Kagoshima prefecture on August 26, 2018.<br />Abe confirmed on August 26 he […]

Japan must do more for WWII ‘comfort women’
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Japan must do more for WWII ‘comfort women’

Taiwanese NGO group members wear masks during a rally to demand that the Japanese government apologise to Taiwanese "comfort women" in Taipei on August 14, 2018. Mainstream historians agree that around 200,000 so-called "comfort women", mostly from Korea but also from Taiwan, were forced to work in Japanese military brothels […]

Mercedes-Benz records 1.35 million sales in seven months
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Mercedes-Benz records 1.35 million sales in seven months

S Class Mercedes-Benz has sold a sum of 1,356,350 vehicles in the first seven months of this year, which represents an increase of 2.3 per cent and a new record. Mercedes-Benz maintained its market leadership as the premium brand with the highest number of new registrations in the first seven […]

Toddler missing for 3 days found alive
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Toddler missing for 3 days found alive

Toddler PHOTO:Pixabay A two-year-old boy who went missing in woods in western Japan has been found unharmed after three days alone, apparently surviving on river water as volunteers hunted desperately for him. Yoshiki Fujimoto disappeared on Sunday morning in the Yamaguchi region while out walking with his brother and grandfather, […]