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Agence France-Presse . Tokyo

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    Thousands celebrate Japan emperor’s enthronement

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:37pm on November 09, 2019

    Tens of thousands of people gathered on Saturday at a national festival to celebrate the enthronement of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito with dancers and pop stars...

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    Japanese world heritage site burnt in fire

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 02:50pm on October 31, 2019

    A major fire devastated a historic Japanese castle on the southern island of Okinawa on Thursday morning, destroying large parts of the world heritage site’s...

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    Wenger eyes return, misses ‘wet Wednesdays at Stoke’

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:36pm on October 25, 2019

    Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is ready to return to football management and resume battle with that stubborn coat zipper, claiming he misses ‘wet Wednesdays...

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    Japan’s emperor completes enthronement in ancient ceremony

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:44pm on October 22, 2019

    Japan’s Emperor Naruhito completed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum throne on Tuesday in a ceremony steeped in the traditions and grandeur of a monarchy that...

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    Japan rescuers still scrambling as typhoon toll tops 70

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 03:48pm on October 15, 2019

    Rescuers in Japan were working around the clock Tuesday in an increasingly desperate search for survivors of a powerful weekend typhoon that killed more than...

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    Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis toll hits 56

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:10am on October 15, 2019

    Tens of thousands of rescuers worked into the night Monday to find survivors of a powerful typhoon in Japan that killed at least 56 people,...

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    26 dead as Hagibis slams Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:32pm on October 13, 2019

    At least 26 people were killed by powerful Typhoon Hagibis, local media reported Sunday, a day after the ferocious storm slammed into Japan, unleashing unprecedented...

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    Two dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    Powerful Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, killing at least two people and prompting authorities to issue their highest level of disaster warning over...

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    Japan reopens exhibition

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2019

    A Japanese exhibition of censored art works reopened Tuesday two months after it was forced to close following threats over a controversial South Korean statue...

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    Osaka pokes fun at Japan comedians

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:18am on September 30, 2019

    Naomi Osaka poked fun on Sunday at a Japanese comedy duo’s reported comments that the Japanese and Haitian tennis star needed to pick up some...

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