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    Japan woman held over keeping baby body in locker 'for years'

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:46pm on September 25, 2018

    Tokyo police said Tuesday they had arrested a 49-year-old woman suspected of dumping a stillborn baby's body in a coin locker, amid reports she had...

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    Osaka blames US Open tears on ‘notorious’ nerves

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Naomi Osaka has put her US Open tears down to shredded nerves and her natural awkwardness, rather than the tantrum thrown by Serena Williams that...

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    Japan quake, landslides leave eight dead, dozens missing

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:55am on September 06, 2018

    A powerful 6.6-magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Thursday, killing two people, collapsing homes, and triggering landslides that left dozens missing. Multiple,...

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    North Korea still 'serious and imminent threat': Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:59pm on August 28, 2018

    North Korea still poses a ‘serious and imminent threat’, Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since an outbreak of diplomacy on the...

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    I don’t wanna be the new Phelps: Dressel

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on August 13, 2018

    American Caeleb Dressel is making swimming sexy again and has been described as the ‘Usain Bolt of the pool’ -- just don’t call him the...

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    Honda founds venture fund with Will Smith

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 09:51pm on July 18, 2018

    Japanese footballer Keisuke Honda is swapping football for finance, after launching a venture capital fund with Hollywood star Will Smith to invest in startups addressing...

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    Cyclone barrels towards Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:45am on July 02, 2018

    Okinawa residents braced for large waves and violent winds Sunday after weather authorities warned of a fierce cyclone approaching the southern Japanese island....

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    Abe sweeps to resounding victory in Japan vote

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on October 23, 2017

    Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding victory in a snap election Sunday and immediately vowed to ‘deal firmly’ with threats from North...

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    Japanese reporter died after 159 hours of overtime

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:16am on October 07, 2017

    Japan’s public broadcaster apologised Friday to the parents of a young reporter who died of heart failure after logging 159 hours of overtime in a...

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    Quake hits northern Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:30am on September 09, 2017

    A moderate 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan Friday night but there was no tsunami warning, Japanese authorities said...

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