100 years of Japan-Poland relations

100 years of Japan-Poland relations

Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko are in Warsaw to commemorate 100 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Polan...

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Japan resumes commercial whaling

Japan resumes commercial whaling

Japan resumes commercial whaling after a blank of 31 years.

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Osaka vying for casino jackpot

Osaka vying for casino jackpot

Osaka is bidding to host one of Japan's first casino resorts.

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G20: Spouses tour Buddhist temple

G20: Spouses tour Buddhist temple

As world leaders continue their discussions in the G20 Summit in Osaka, their partners enjoy a taste of Japanese culture...

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Japanese high schoolers meet Pope Francis

Japanese high schoolers meet Pope Francis

Two high school peace ambassadors from Japan meet Pope Francis and express their hopes for a world free from nuclear wea...

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M6.7 quake hits Yamagata Niigata

M6.7 quake hits Yamagata Niigata

A magnitude 6.7 quake strikes the Sea of Japan coast and injures 27 people.

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Flip that table

Flip that table

People compete in Iwate Prefecture to be the best table-flipper.

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Get muddy, it's okay

Get muddy, it's okay

Nearly 120 players compete in an annual mud volleyball match in Kumamoto Prefecture.

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Flying squirrel nests in temple

Flying squirrel nests in temple

A temple in southwestern Japan has found an unusual animal nesting in their paper lantern.

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Animal smuggler nabbed at Narita

Animal smuggler nabbed at Narita

A man is indicted in Japan for trying to smuggle rare animals out of Thailand.

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