Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru returns to the southwestern port of Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi prefecture on Saturday. Photo: Kyodo

Japan whalers return from Antarctic hunt after killing 333 whales

A fleet of five set sail for the Southern Ocean in November, as Tokyo pursues its ‘research whaling’ in defiance of global criticism

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Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru returns to the southwestern port of Shimonoseki in Yamaguchi prefecture on Saturday. Photo: Kyodo
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