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Japan marks 73rd anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Tokyo: Japan on Monday marked the 73rd anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima during the Second World War, with the city's Mayor making...

Japan approves watered-down anti-smoking law

Tokyo: The Japanese Parliament on Wednesday approved an amendment to the anti-smoking law that will prohibit smoking in bars, restaurants and public spaces for the...
Japan floods continue to affect normal life; toll reaches 141

Japan floods continue to affect normal life; toll reaches 141

Tokyo: At least 141 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Japan as rescuers are...
US F-15 fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan

US F-15 fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan

Tokyo: A US F-15 fighter jet crashed into the sea off Okinawa in Japan's on Monday, with a Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) helicopter rescuing the...

Japan PM Abe to visit US on June 7, confirms White...

Washington:A�The White House said on Tuesday that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Washington on June 7, ahead of the expected meeting between...
Eleven people killed in fire at nursing home in Japan

Eleven people killed in fire at nursing home in Japan

Tokyo: Eleven people were killed and three injured in a fire at a social welfare center for elderly people in Japan late Wednesday night.The Japanese...
Japan successfully launches new Earth observation satellite

Japan successfully launches new Earth observation satellite

Tokyo: Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Thursday successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite, equipped with X-band radar which is capable of obtaining high-resolution...
North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

N.Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

Seoul: North Korea on Wednesday fired a ballistic missile that landed into the Sea of Japan, the media reported citing officials.The missile, believed to be...

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