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2 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Japanese PM opens LatAm tour with Mexico energy deals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shakes hands with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto during a meeting with Japanese bussinesmen at the Industriales Club in Mexico City, on July 25, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | OpEdNews

The manipulation of health data in Japan

I was so ignorant of nuclear power plants, I kept on living [in Koriyama, 60 km from Fukushima Daiichi].

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10 hrs ago | Kotaku

Crossdressing Ex-Maid Allegedly Torches Building in Attempted Robbery

Last month, security camera footage showed what appeared to be a woman with long hair and a skirt entering a building in Tokyo's Ueno in the middle of the night.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Architect Online

Morning News Roundup: Shigeru Ban Selected to Design Japan's Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport

Renderings of the Day : Shigeru Ban, Hon. FAIA , has been selected to design Mt.

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The Daily Star

Devotional songs of Rajanikanta Sen

The last quarter of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century saw the meteoric rise of Bengali writers, poets, lyricist and story tellers.

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RPGamer

Hougen - Japandemonium

Every language has its accents and dialects, but they can differ greatly in how these variations are expressed.

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Reuters

Japan to open bids for Kansai, Osaka airports operating rights in Oct.

Japan will in October invite bids for the operating rights for a major international airport, an official said on Friday, in a deal expected to be among the biggest in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to draw private funds into public infrastructure.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

Japanese Godzilla devotees Yoshihiko Horie, left, and his wife Shizue look at a scale model of Godzilla at Godzilla Expo in Tokyo, Friday, July 25, 2014.

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KITV-TV

Tattered sign found in Kahuku brings hope to Japan

People in tsunami-ravaged parts of Japan are finding hope in one tattered sign that floated thousands of miles to Hawaii.

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Pravda

Racism and inferiority complex in Japan's current foreign policy towards China

The current Sino-Japanese tension under the Japanese leadership of Shinzo Abe with his determination to revise the Japanese constitution for a more powerful military and a more active foreign policy to counter the meteoric rise of contemporary China reveals a deeper existential crisis of identity in the Japanese psyche of our time, torn in between ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

APRN

Visiting Japanese fishermen photograph salmon returning to the hatchery.

A group of Japanese fishermen is touring the Northwest United States to get an education in fisheries.

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Science Daily

Natural products from plants protect skin during cancer radiotherapy

Plant-derived natural product chemicals could offer protection to the skin from the harmful effects of gamma radiation during cancer radiotherapy, suggests research.

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The Nation

Japan must stop playing with fire

A few days before the 120th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1894-95 Sino-Japanese War, Japan reinterpreted Article 9 of the Constitution to expand its military role, which should be cause for concern for not only China, but also the whole world.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for July 24, 2014

Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

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Business Times

'Eliminating misogyny' key to shaking up Japan's workforce: UNDP chief

Japan must work to "eliminate misogyny" if it wants to draw more women into the workforce as part of a wider bid to stimulate the economy, said the head of the United Nations Development Programme [TOKYO] Japan must work to "eliminate misogyny" if it wants to draw more women into the workforce as part of a wider bid to stimulate the economy, said ... (more)

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Patch.com

NK Teacher Tours Japan, Tastes Culture, Meets Atomic Bomb Survivor, Sees Fukushima

Sandra Makielski, a seventh grade social studies teacher at Davisville Middle School, might be feeling some jet lag but it was worth it.

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Gujarat Global

A view of the reception ceremony of IN Ships at Malabar 2014

Exercise Malabar is a complex, high-end operational exercise that has grown in scope and complexity over the years.

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Medical News

Study identifies three genetic changes linked to increased risk of breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Amarillo.com

Atomic relic moves to Pampa

Workers push an inert B53 nuclear bomb casing to its new home at Pampa's Freedom Museum on Wednesday.

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