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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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    Sun-powered golden sandwich boosts energy

    Tim Radford | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    JAPANESE scientists have developed a sun-powered golden sandwich: an experimental solar panel that they claim could be up to 11 times more effective than most...

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    Japan mulls bilateral trade deal with US

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Japan is mulling a bilateral trade agreement with the United States that would lower tariffs on US agriculture imports in exchange for avoiding higher tariffs...

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    Japan hit by another cryptocurrency heist, $60m stolen

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2018

    Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp said about $60 million in digital currencies were stolen from its exchange, highlighting the industry’s vulnerability despite recent efforts...

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    Grameen Nippon established to create poverty-free Japan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on September 19, 2018

    Grameen Nippon, the Japanese version of Grameen Bank, was launched with the aim to reduce economic gap in Japanese societies....

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    Japanese traditional music presented

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 05:59pm on September 14, 2018

    Japanese artiste Sumie Kaneko entertained the audience presenting traditional Japanese songs and music at a show held on Thursday at...

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    Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:38pm on September 09, 2018

    Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the US Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and...

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    Death toll from Japan's Hokkaido doubles to 16

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 10:36am on September 07, 2018

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rattled the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido doubled to at least 16, prime minister Shinzo Abe said...

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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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    Typhoon kills 10 in Japan, boats move tourists from flooded airport

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 10:33am on September 05, 2018

    A powerful typhoon killed at least 10 people in western Japan and an airport company started to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers by boats, public...

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