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    TEPCO executives cleared over Fukushima disaster

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:19pm on September 19, 2019

    A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former officials from the firm that operated the Fukushima nuclear plant ......

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    Two dead as Japan orders 870,000 to flee heavy rains

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 03:00pm on August 28, 2019

    Two people were confirmed dead on Wednesday as heavy rains pounded southwest Japan, prompting flood and landslide warnings and orders for 870,000 people to seek...

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    Japan strongly protests South Korea defence pact move

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2019

    Japan’s foreign minister said Thursday that Tokyo ‘strongly’ protested against South Korea’s decision to scrap a military intelligence-sharing pact, calling the move ‘extremely regrettable’.‘I have...

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    Japan storm turns deadly

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:18am on August 17, 2019

    A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan on Thursday, bringing strong winds and torrential rain that claimed at least one life, prompted warnings of landslides and...

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    Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Japan’s premier sent a ritual cash offering to a controversial Tokyo war shrine to mark the end of World War II Thursday but did not...

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    Powerful Japan storm turns deadly, snarls holiday travel

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 07:16pm on August 15, 2019

    A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan on Thursday, bringing strong winds and torrential rain that claimed at least one life, prompted warnings of landslides and...

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    Climate battle will ‘succeed or fail’ in Asia: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on August 03, 2019

    The battle to combat climate change will ‘succeed or fail’ based on what happens in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil...

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    Nissan to globally cut over 10,000 jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:28pm on July 24, 2019

    Japan’s car giant Nissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs around the world as part of efforts to turn itself around...

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    Heart with Barca after ugly Atletico exit: Griezmann

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    Antoine Griezmann on Monday said he couldn’t wait to make his Barcelona debut and that his heart was with the team as he tries to...

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    33 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:19pm on July 18, 2019

    A suspected arson attack at an animation production company in Japan killed 33 people and injured dozens more on Thursday, after a man reportedly doused...

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