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Ex-staffer stabs 19 to death at Japan care facility

The attacker believed that 'all disabled people needed to be killed'. A 26-year-old former employee of a care facility in Japan killed 19 people and injured 25 others, 20 seriously, in a knife......

Chinese spy ship shadows US, India, Japan joint naval exercise

A Chinese navy spy ship on Wednesday entered Japan’s territorial waters for the first time in over a decade while tailing two Indian naval ships during trilateral Malabar naval exercise......

'Most Japanese don't want an apology for Hiroshima'

'Whether he will apologise or not is not a problem.''I want him to make an effort to create a new world, by learning from history.'Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com speaks to some Japanese living......

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......

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......

Japan to levy tax to counter global warming in '11

Japan, the world's third largest economy, will introduce an environmental tax from year to boost revenue and promote energy conservation steps to counter global warming.The Government Tax......

Toshiba, Gates to work on next-gen nuclear reactor

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp. are discussing the possibility of jointly developing a cheaper next-generation nuclear reactor that can operate for up to......

China is the world's largest exporter now

China has zipped past Germany as the world's largest exporter after German exports slumped 18.4 per cent in 2009, the sharpest fall since 1950.Germany's exports last year fell 18.4 per cent from......

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......

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 police send suspect in stabbing spree to prosecutors

Uematsu had left dead or injured nearly a third of the almost 150 patients at the facility in a matter of 40 minutes. The stabbing attack left 19... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/japan-police-send-suspect-stabbing-spree-prosecutors-827
19 killed in stabbing spree at care facility

Satoshi Uematsu, the suspect of knife attack at a home for the mentally disabled. (Photo: AP) A knife-wielding man broke into a facility for the... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/19-killed-stabbing-spree-care-facility-792
Attack on disabled centre in Japan kills 19

At least 19 people were killed and about 20 others wounded in a stabbing frenzy that local media has deemed Japan's worst mass murder since World... ...

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Asian shares at 9-month highs as oil prices, Fed hike views strengthen

By Saikat Chatterjee HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian stocks climbed to nine-month highs on Thursday, helped by a recovery in global oil prices, while... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/asian-shares-at-9-month-highs-as-oil-prices-fed-hike-views-strengthen-news-commodities-qhvmd8ahccddd.html
Seoul warns Pyongyang's readiness for nuke test

Amid worries about increased activity in the main nuclear test site of Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), South Korea on Monday warned... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/seoul-warns-pyongyangs-readiness-for-nuke-test-news-international-qhspMUdjdihjj.html

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