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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan denies report North Korea handed over list of abductees

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 12:59pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan denies truth of media report saying Pyongyang has supplied Tokyo with a list that includes the names of those abducted by North Korea in the past Japan’s top government spokesman on Thursday flatly denied a newspaper report that Pyongyang recently presented Tokyo with a list of about 30 Japanese, including those abducted by North Korea ...

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    Scores killed or missing as huge landslide engulfs Hiroshima suburb

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:17am

    ... is to help that person.” Another man told reporters he had seen everything he owned swept away. “We could hear the earth rumbling and all of a sudden, things roared past us,” he said. A woman spoke ... reporters in Tokyo. “I also ordered them to raise the number of Self-Defence Force [military] personnel to several hundred in order to strengthen rescue operations,” he said, adding he would ...

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    Japan 'strongly protests' Russian military exercises on disputed Pacific islands

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 06:39pm by Reuters

    ... told reporters. Japan lodged a "strong protest" at the Russian embassy in Tokyo, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said in a statement, calling the exercises "extremely ...

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    Typhoon Halong blamed for 10 deaths and dozens of injuries in Japan

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... the weekend, reports said yesterday. The storm was moving over the Sea of Japan (East Sea), after making landfall on the largest and most populous island of Honshu, the Japan Meteorological Agency ... storm as it headed towards the far eastern coast of Russia. The storm, as well as heavy rain last week, killed two people and injured 86 across Japan, public broadcaster NHK reported ...

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

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

    ... week, at the age of 93. His funeral was reportedly scheduled for August 5 in Pennsylvania, just hours before the Hiroshima commemorations in Japan. Washington, which has been a close ally ...

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    Take full blame for scandal of wartime ‘comfort women’, UN urges Japan

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... responsibility," said Nigel Rodley, head of the UN Human Rights Committee. In a report issued after a hearing on Japan's human rights record on Thursday, the committee said it was time ... but also China, Taiwan, Indonesia and other Asian countries, were forced to work in Japanese military brothels as "comfort women". The victims have failed to obtain redress ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese anime producer may have made its last film

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:08am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Anime producer may have made its last film Japanese anime producer Studio Ghibli may have made its final film, according to media reports. The studio which made popular ... and winning an Academy Award for best animated feature in 2003 for Spirited Away. Additional reporting by The Guardian ...

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    Scandal-hit research scientist commits suicide in research centre

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... exhausted." He added that authorities discovered "farewell notes", and public broadcaster NHK reported that one was left for researcher Haruko Obokata. Sasai mentored Obokata, 30, who ... regrettable," Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said of Sasai's suicide. "Dr Sasai was a leading contributor in the field of regenerative medicine." Additional reporting ...

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    Japanese girl accused of beheading friend has history of violence

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by AP

    ... of the victims said the girl had been angry with remarks about her studies. The girl's mother apologised at the time, promising to discipline her. She received counselling and the school reported the problem to the municipal government, according to sources. But a member of the city's education board said he believed no official report was made. A former teacher at the primary school said ...

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    Japanese woman clings to hope lost sister is alive in North Korea

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... this on TV with my parents and wonder if there was a connection," said Morimoto, now 50. We’re twins and there’s a special connection. If she was dead, I would know MISA MORIMOTO "It turned ... admitted kidnapping 13 Japanese in the 1970s and 1980s to train spies, and five of them returned to Japan. Tokyo suspects hundreds more may have been taken. A support group for "special ...




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