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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan welcomes nomination of Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 09:18am by AP

    ... living member of a prominent American family a new role of service to country. Kennedy, an attorney and bestselling book editor, is being rewarded for helping put Obama in the White House, where ... that message to the Japanese public.” Kennedy would bring a third generation of her family into the US diplomatic corps. Her grandfather Joseph P Kennedy Snr was president Franklin D Roosevelt’s ...

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    New US ambassador Caroline Kennedy arrives in Japan

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 05:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Narita

    ... Agence France-Presse in Narita Tokyo welcomes new US ambassador on the eve of the 50th anniversary of her father John F Kennedy's assassination Caroline Kennedy, the lone surviving child of slain US president John F Kennedy, arrived in Tokyo on Friday to take up the post of US ambassador to Japan, pledging to boost ties. The 55-year-old Kennedy’s arrival comes a week ...

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    Hello Kitty confirmed as human, despite whiskers and pointy ears

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... whiskers and pointy ears, just like the rest of her family, Kitty has her own pet- a "real" cat named Charmmy Kitty. Her life story has always been there, the spokesman said. Web users ...

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    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... damages to the bereaved family of a farmer who committed suicide at age 64 on March 24, 2011, through an out-of-court settlement. Tepco has settled a number of other suicide-related claims through ... the crisis was triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan. Their home was located about 40km away from the Fukushima Daiichi plant. Watanabe and other family members ...

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    Caroline Kennedy snubs NHK over governor’s nationalist comments

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:58pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Embassy doesn't deny report envoy refusing to give interview to national broadcaster to convey anger at comments on war by one of its governors Kennedy 'snubs NHK' over gaffes The US embassy in Tokyo was keeping silent after a report said Ambassador Caroline Kennedy had declined to be interviewed by Japan's national broadcaster because ...

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    Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing as anti-nuclear sentiment runs high

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 06:26pm by AFP

    ... mayor Kazumi Matsui recalled the grim memories of one survivor at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy. The survivor, a 15-year-old pupil ... the order to drop the bombs, attended peace ceremonies in Hiroshima. In a statement issued on Wednesday’s anniversary, Kennedy, the US ambassador said: “This is a day for sombre reflection ...

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    Japan welcomes JFK daughter as mooted US envoy

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 06:01pm by AFP

    ... electorate with nothing but her family name as a qualification. Kennedy, whom many Americans remember as a tragic little girl at her father’s 1963 funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, caused ... president John F Kennedy to the high-profile post of ambassador to Japan, was greeted enthusiastically in Japan on Tuesday. Caroline Kennedy, 55, who was an early supporter of Obama’s 2008 primary ...

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    Surviving former kamikaze pilots reject moves to glorify their mission

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:16pm by AFP

    ... into the minds of the public this year. "I respect kamikaze pilots- they sacrificed their lives for their families and the country," 18-year-old Tokyo university student Tsurugi Nakamura said ...

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    Hundreds rally against plan to relocate US military base in Okinawa

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:57am by Associated Press in Naha, Okinawa

    ... Kennedy Several hundred people rallied on Tuesday ahead of a visit by US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy to the Japanese island of Okinawa to protest plans to relocate an American military base there. Okinawa is home to more than half of the 47,000 American troops based in Japan under a bilateral defence pact. Kennedy, who arrived later on Tuesday, is to meet with Okinawan officials and may ...

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    Japanese mother and three children jump to death in 'family suicide'

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Police in Japan are probing a possible family suicide after a mother and her three small children plunged to their deaths from an apartment complex, they said ... east of Tokyo, a police spokesman said. “They are believed to be a mother and her children,” he said. Asked if it appeared to be a forced family suicide, he said: “Police are investigating ...




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