Fire destroys Okinawa's Shuri Castle

Fire destroys Okinawa's Shuri Castle

Main structures of Shuri Castle, a World Heritage site and symbol of Okinawa, are destroyed in a predawn fire.

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Fog blankets Tokyo

Fog blankets Tokyo

Fog descends on Tokyo, creating gorgeous scenery and a unique view from the Tokyo Skytree.

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TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium 3

TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium 3

Time-lapse photography of constructing the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (2013-2019). Camera position: Apartment building in Sen...

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TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium 1

TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium 1

Time-lapse photography of constructing the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (2015-2019). Camera position: NTT Docomo Yoyogi Buildin...

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TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium 2

TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium 2

Time-lapse photography of constructing the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (2015-2019). Camera position: Watanabe Building in Jing...

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2020 Olympic gymnastics venue unveiled

The newly completed Ariake Gymnastics Center built for the 2020 Tokyo Games is unveiled.

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Ex-UNHCR Sadako Ogata dies at 92

Ex-UNHCR Sadako Ogata dies at 92

Ex-United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Sadako Ogata has died at age 92.

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Drone delivers relief goods to isolated Tokyo area

Drone delivers relief goods to isolated Tokyo area

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government uses a drone to deliver relief goods to an area isolated following Typhoon Hagibis.

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5th "comfort women" statue set up in US

A statue dedicated to Korean "comfort women" is unveiled on the outskirts of Washington.

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Restoration in progress in flood hit Chiba Prefecture

Restoration in progress in flood hit Chiba Prefecture

Restoration is in progress in flood-hit Chiba Prefecture east of Tokyo.

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