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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......

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......

India, Japan set to intensify defence cooperation

India and Japan are set to intensify defence cooperation with the two sides likely to launch a security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers. The two countries are......

Close shave for 59 people on Japanese airliner

Fifty-nine people aboard a Japanese budget carrier had a lucky escape after the pilot "misunderstood" instructions from air traffic controllers and allowed the jet to fly just 75 meters above the......

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's 'Robot Village' to amaze tourists with latest robotic technology

Tokyo: A Japanese company on Tuesday opened the doors of a Robot Village in which visitors can discover all the latest that robotics and industrial... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/business/india/robot-village-japan-latest-in-robotic-18880.html
Abe seeks to reassure public

TOKYO Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government sought on Tuesday to assure the Japanese public their pensions were not at risk after a big data leak,... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/06/02/japan-pensions-politics-idINKBN0OI0A920150602
Sharapova out of French Open in fourth round

Defending champion Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the French Open at the fourth-round stage on Monday, losing 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 to Lucie Safarova.... ...

http://echoofindia.com/paris-sharapova-out-french-open-fourth-round-86426
Magnitude 7.8 quake strikes deep under sea off Japan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 caused tremors in Tokyo and power outages. (gopixa/Shutterstock.com) (Bloomberg) — An earthquake with a... ...

http://www.automnews.com/?p=227511
Japan's Tashima rules out Blatter putsch

TOKYO: Japanese Fifa executive committee member Kozo Tashima said on Monday that football's governing body faced a battle to purge itself of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/football/top-stories/Japans-Tashima-rules-out-Blatter-putsch/articleshow/47501552.cms

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