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IN PHOTOS: Plane crashes into homes in Tokyo, 3 dead

An airplane crashed into a residential area in Tokyo on Sunday, setting fire to several houses and reportedly killing three people, according to officials and local media.   A five-seater......

World's oldest man, Sakari Momoi, dies at 112

The world’s oldest man Sakari Momoi has died at 112 of chronic kidney failure in Japan, officials said on Tuesday. Momoi, the former high school principal and father of five children, died at......

No tsunami, but 7.8 magnitude quake rattles Japan

A massive earthquake that struck off the Japanese coast Saturday evening does not appear to pose a tsunami threat, but it rattled dwellers in Tokyo and others in the Pacific Rim, where seismic......

'Radioactive' drone found on Japan PM's office roof

Police and security officers investigate an unidentified drone (under a blue cover) which was found on the rooftop of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo. Photograph:......

18 INTERESTING photos from around the world

A round-up of our favourite photographs of the week gone by   Members of a music band rest before the procession of 'Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem', in Constancia April 6, 2015. This benediction......

Bullet train between Delhi and Chennai soon?

Image: A high speed bullet train. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Wikimedia Commons The railways ministry is considering implementing a high-speed bullet train service between Delhi-Chennai. Union......

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......

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......

Asia-Pacific remains firmly behind embattled Blatter

Re-elected FIFA President Sepp Blatter gestures during news conference after an extraordinary Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Saturday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters......

Want to cut cost? Minister suggests roofless stadiums!

Aerial view of National Olympic Stadium which will host the Opening and closing ceremony, Football, athletics and Rugby events during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty......

Meet 13-year-old 'Japanese Messi'

Takefusa Kubo of FC Barcelona in action. Photograph: Getty Images FC Tokyo have taken advantage of Barcelona's punishment for breaching rules on the transfer of young players by swooping to bring......

Chelsea bid for FC Tokyo striker Muto

English Premier League leaders Chelsea have bid for FC Tokyo's Japanese international striker Yoshinori Muto, the J-League side said on Thursday. The 22-year-old, who has scored once for his......

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......
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TOKYO: Engine trouble and excess weight are among the possible causes of a small plane crash in a Tokyo suburb that killed two passengers and a... ...

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Japanese gov't to support online parent-child contact following divorce

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Typhoon Halola cancels dozens of flights in Japan

TOKYO: to the country's southwest island chain, Okinawa. Winds of almost 160 kilometres per hour (100 miles per hour) were recorded early on... ...

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China eyes world's largest N-power expansion with new plant

China began working on a new atomic power plant, taking the number of its under contruction nuclear power units to 26 and making it the largest... ...

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TOKYO: A powerful typhoon which lashed Japan last week has killed more than 11,000 farmed bluefin tuna, costing over $10 million in damage, local... ...

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