Police investigate a concrete block wall that collapsed and killed a 9-year-old girl during the magnitude 6.1 earthquake...

Teen suicide rate unchanged: white paper

Japan's cabinet passes the latest white paper on suicide prevention, revealing that teen suicide rates have not gone dow...

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Restoration work begins on ceremonial throne

Restoration work begins on takamikura, the ceremonial throne that will be used in the next emperor's enthronement ceremo...

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Kim Jong Un visits China for the third time this year

Nippon TV cameras capture North Korean leader Kim Jong Un disembarking from his plane at Beijing Airport on his third vi...

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Japanese, S.Koreans differ on likelihood N.Korea denuclearizes

A new poll shows a huge gap in optimism on North Korea between Japan and South Korea.

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False rumors spread after quake shakes Osaka

False rumors spread on Twitter after a large earthquake shakes Osaka.

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4th victim confirmed in Osaka quake

Four people are now confirmed dead in the earthquake that struck Osaka Monday morning.

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Exchange student punches ref in face

A high school basketball game takes a violent turn when an African exchange student slugs the referee.

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Govt. warn of deadly quake aftershocks

Meteorological officials warn of large aftershocks following the deadly mega-quake in western Japan.

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Massive quake kills three

A large earthquake rocks western Japan, killing three people in Osaka and injuring an estimated 180 people as of posting...

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