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World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 117

Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living person died on Wedneday, nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday. Okawa, died of natural......

4 years on: Tears and prayers mark Japan's tsunami

Japan marks the fourth anniversary of a quake-tsunami disaster that swept away thousands of people and sparked a nuclear crisis, a tragedy that has left visible scars on the landscape and continues......

117 years doesn't seem too long, says world's oldest person

The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn’t seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, the Japanese daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment at a celebration a day before her 117th......

World's oldest man celebrates 112 with a quiet do with son

Sakari Momoi enjoys Chinese poetry and enjoys practicing calligraphy. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters A Japanese man recognised as the world’s oldest living male by Guinness World Records has......

PHOTOS: Top moments of the week that was

Top 21 images of all the events of the week that was.   A devotee of the Chinese Jui Tui Shrine with two umbrellas pieced through his cheeks walks during a procession celebrating the annual......

Bullet trains in India: Fast track to nowhere?

Nowhere in the world do bullet trains make money, though a lot of them make operational profits, much like the metros, which helps them run their service in an uninterrupted way, notes Bhupesh......

Markets end flat on Sep F&O expiry, BHEL zooms 7%

Benchmark indices ended marginally positive amid volatile trading session as investors adopted a wait-and-watch stance following the rollovers in the F&O segment to October series. The Sensex ended......

Japan to grant India $2.32 bn aid

India and Japan have agreed to promote their bilateral strategic and global partnership especially in economic and security areas, with Tokyo granting a $2.32 billion aid for infrastructure......

Now, ATMs that scan your hand to shell out cash

Forgot your ATM card at home? No worries, this Japanese machine will scan your hand and give cash.A regional bank in Japan today started operating ATMs for cash withdrawals, deposits and balance......

Manesar plant ops can resume but safety first: Suzuki

Japanese auto maker Suzuki Motor Corp on Thursday said the Manesar production facility of its Indian subsidiary Maruti Suzuki is in a condition to resume operations but will not do so as safety is......

The World Still Loves Marilyn Monroe!

Proof that we just can't have enough of this iconic sex symbol from 1960s Hollywood.In the relentlessly fickle world of films, sustaining a long career is no mean feat. Then there are some like......

Sports Shorts: Shuttler Jayaram stuns top seed to make Dutch Open final

Indian badminton player Ajay Jayaram. Photograph: Getty Images Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram overcame Rajiv Ouseph of England to enter the men's singles final of the $50,000 Yonex Dutch Open Grand......

Football friendlies: Suarez scores on international return; Donovan bids farewell

Uruguay's Luis Suarez. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images Luis Suarez returned for Uruguay for the first time since his infamous World Cup biting incident and scored in a 1-1 friendly draw......

Sports Shorts: Paes-Bopanna knocked out of Japan Open

Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes of India in action during the Rakuten Open 2014 at Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images India’s Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna......

FIFA World Cup: Socceroos fearless, Japan and Korea quietly confident

Clubbed in a veritable group of death for next year's World Cup, Australia believe they can spring a surprise while fellow Asian qualifiers Japan, South Korea and Iran were more cautious with their......

Del Potro sets up final clash with Raonic in Tokyo

Top seed Juan Martin del Potro beat Nicolas Almagro of Spain 7-6(7), 7-6(1) in the semi-final of the Japan Open on Saturday to set up a title clash with big-serving Milos Raonic of Canada. In-form......
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Japan extends unilateral sanctions against North Korea

Japanese authorities on Tuesday approved a two year extension of its unilateral sanctions imposed against North Korea.The decision showed that... ...

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China hits out at Japan over defence spending worries

BEIJING: China dismissed Japanese concerns about its defence spending as "ridiculous" on Thursday after Tokyo commissioned its biggest-ever... ...

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Japanese Navy gets biggest warship since WWII

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Sharp is eyeing to cut 6,000 jobs this year

Japanese consumer electronics company Sharp is again planning to lay off employees both at home and abroad divisions as the firm witnessed more... ...

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Japan, US mark 70th year since Battle of Iwojima

Tokyo: Japan and the United States held a ceremony Saturday to mark the 70th year since the bloody Battle of Iwojima near the end of World War II.... ...

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