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The moments that shaped 2016

'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news......

WTH! 15-metre deep sinkhole swallows Japanese street

For all those cribbing about the state of roads in India, check this out! A giant sinkhole swallowed a five-lane street in the centre of Fukuoka, one of Japan’s biggest cities on Tuesday......

Japanese cell biologist wins Nobel for medicine

The 2016 Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy. Ohsumi is a Japanese cell biologist specializing in autophagy. He is a professor at......

How the world must deal with North Korea

IMAGE: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches a long-range rocket launch in February. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters While trying to persuade North Korea to give up its provocative actions, engaging......

Japan remembers Hiroshima on 71st anniversary of atomic bombing

Japan on Saturday marked 71 years since the city of Hiroshima was destroyed by a US atomic bomb, as its mayor urged the world to unite in abolishing nuclear weapons. IMAGE: People pray in front of......

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......

Japan chief questioned over Tokyo bid payment, claims report

Tokyo prosecutors have questioned the president of the Japan Olympic Committee over controversial payments made to a Singaporean consulting firm during the bidding for the 2020 Summer Games, Kyodo......

Infantino defends use of video replays at Club World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has defended the use of the video assistant referee system at the ongoing Club World Cup in Japan after the technology sparked controversy on both instances it was......

Nishikori targets top 3 ranking for next year

IMAGE: Kei Nishikori returns a shot during the semi-final match against Stan Wawrinka on Day 12 of the 2016 US Open. Photograph: Michael Reaves/Getty Images Kei Nishikori has set his sights on......

2018 WC qualifiers: Swiss stun Portugal; Otamendi equaliser saves Argentina

IMAGE: Switzerland's Breel Embolo fights for the ball Portugal's William Carvalho and Bernardo Silva. Photograph: Ruben Sprich /Reuters. Switzerland struck twice in quick succession to stun Euro......

Okuhara wins women's badminton bronze

IMAGE: Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images Japan's Nozomi Okuhara will be awarded the women's singles badminton bronze medal after China's Li Xuerui pulled out of their......
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Japan kindergarten apologises after slurring Koreans, Chinese

A Japanese kindergarten known for its nationalist curriculum has apologised after coming under fire for hostile comments about Korean and Chinese... ...

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Toshiba to delay chip business sale to next year - Kyodo

Toshiba Corp has decided to delay the sale of shares in its chip business to the next financial year or later, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported... ...

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Abe, Trump Show Unity in Condemning N. Korea Missile Test

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into nearby seas on Sunday, drawing a joint rebuke from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President... ...

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Olympics-Japan chief questioned over Tokyo bid payment - report

Tokyo prosecutors have questioned the president of the Japan Olympic Committee over controversial payments made to a Singaporean consulting firm... ...

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Japan will allow North Korean athletes and officials to take part in the Sapporo Asian Winter Games this month despite sanctions against the... ...

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