Major Japanese electronics maker Mitsubishi Electric suffers a cyber attack and says hackers may have stolen sensitive i...

World's stinkiest flower blooms in Japan

Tsukuba Botanical Garden produces a 2-meter tall corpse flower, titan arum, that gives off a foul odor.

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Giant Olympic emblem on Tokyo Bay

A giant Olympic emblem is pulled across Tokyo Bay on a barge before being installed on an island there.

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A 120 cm "living fossil" frilled shark is captured off the coast of Wakayama Prefecture in Japan, but dies in captivity ...

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Paratrooper training

The Japan Self-Defense Forces' only parachute unit undergoes tough training to defend the island nation. Unsung heroes p...

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Imperial poetry reading

The first annual New Year's poetry reading is held at the Imperial Palace following the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito...

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Ghosn's trial in Japan virtually stops

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's trial in Japan has virtually stopped after the defendant fled to Lebanon, and two ...

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1st case of new coronavirus infection in Japan

Japan's health ministry confirms the country's first case of infection with a new coronavirus believed to be causing an ...

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Starliner spaceship launch in 360 degrees

Nippon TV films the experimental launch of Boeing's Starliner spaceship with a 360-degree camera.

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Badminton star Momota injured in car crash

Japanese badminton star Kento Momota, ranked No. 1 in the world, is headed back to Japan after being injured in a car ac...

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