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    Japan kills 333 whales in annual Antarctic hunt

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:15am on April 01, 2017

    A Japanese whaling fleet returned to port Friday after an annual Antarctic hunt that killed more than 300 of the mammals as Tokyo pursues the...

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    ‘King Kazu’ surpasses Stanley Matthews

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:40pm on March 06, 2017

    Twinkle-toed Japanese footballer Kazuyoshi Miura has racked up another astonishing landmark by eclipsing former England great Stanley Matthews in the record books with his second...

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    Thousands stranded at Japan airport after heavy snow

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:35am on December 26, 2016

    Heavy snow in northern Japan caused transport chaos over the holiday weekend, with flights and train services cancelled and thousands of passengers forced to camp...

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    Japan ratifies TPP despite Trump’s opposition

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:31pm on December 09, 2016

    Japan’s parliament ratified the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade deal on Friday, but it was largely viewed as an empty gesture owing to opposition by US president-elect...