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New Japan quake kills at least 40, many more feared trapped

IMAGE: A woman reacts in front of collapsed house caused by an earthquake in Mashiki town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan. All photographs: Kyodo/Reuters At least 40 people were killed and......

Two killed, 45 hurt as strong quake hits Japan

IMAGE: Firefighters check a collapsed house after an earthquake in Mashiki town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan, on Thursday. Photograph: Kyodo/ Reuters At least two people were killed and 45......

Before & After: Revisiting the moment that knocked the world off its axis

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck at 2:46 PM Japanese Standard Time off the coast of Japan, unleashing enough seismic force to knock the entire world off its axis by more than......

North Korea's space rocket launch triggers fresh fury

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a long-range rocket launch on Sunday. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters North Korea’s rocket launch, after which the country said it has ‘successfully......

MUST SEE: Sakurajima volcano in Japan erupts

The Sakurajima volcano in southern Japan has erupted explosively, sending lava flowing down its slope. The volcano is located about 50 kilometres from the Sendai nuclear plant that......

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......

13 proved unlucky for this wrestling champion...

Japanese wrestling champion suffers first loss in 13 years IMAGE: Japan’s Kaori Icho of Japan (red) and China’s Ruixue Jing compete. Photograph: Lars Baron/Getty Images Triple......

Latest from the world of tennis: Swiss teen Bencic claims Rogers Cup

'For me it has been an incredible week, I cannot believe it' 'I am really sorry for Simona, I hope she will be fine for the next tournament' Switzerland's Belinda Bencic kisses the championship......

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......
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Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space

Hitomi, the X-ray astronomy satellite Japan launched in February, has lost communication with Earth. (Photo: Jaxa/Kyodo) Tokyo: Japan's space... ...

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Panama needs 'more time' to impose OECD tax info measures

Panama needs "a little more time" to comply with OECD standards on exchanging tax information but remains committed to greater financial... ...

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Japan Wants Foreign Tourists To Avoid 'Public Flatulence'

A Japanese tourism board has called on foreign tourists to refrain from public "belching or flatulence" in an etiquette guide which was hastily... ...

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M'bishi used noncompliant fuel economy testing method for past 25 yrs

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. TOKYO, April 27 -- Mitsubishi Motors Corp. admitted... ...

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Why So Many Japan Quake Victims Have Economy-Class' Syndrome

Dirty toilets, a lack of running water, cramped conditions, and the fear of being trapped in a collapsing building are among the reasons why people... ...

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