Lawyer says Ghosn fled due to delayed trial

Lawyer says Ghosn fled due to delayed trial

Former prosecutor Nobuo Gohara says the main reason Carlos Ghosn fled Japan was the delay in his trial.

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Kyoto Animation being torn down after deadly fire

Kyoto Animation being torn down after deadly fire

Studio 1 at Kyoto Animation is being torn down after a deadly arson fire in July destroyed the building and killed 36.

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Vietnamese man nabbed for giving haircuts without license

Vietnamese man nabbed for giving haircuts without license

Japanese police arrest a Vietnamese man for giving haircuts to compatriots without a beautician license.

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Conveyor belt sushi for foreigners

Conveyor belt sushi for foreigners

A conveyor belt sushi shop targeting foreigners opens in Tokyo.

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Hokkaido receives most snow this winter

Hokkaido receives most snow this winter

The capital of Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido receives the largest amount of snowfall this winter.

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Japan to step up measures against new coronavirus

Japan to step up measures against new coronavirus

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asks Cabinet ministers to strengthen countermeasures against a new coronavirus.

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Mitsubishi Electric hacked

Mitsubishi Electric hacked

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

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World's stinkiest flower blooms in Japan

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

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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"Living fossil" frilled shark dies in captivity

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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