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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......

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......

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 Releases Master Recording of Emperor's War-end Speech

TOKYO: The master recording of Emperor Hirohito's speech announcing Japan's World War II surrender has been brought back to life in digital form... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Japan-Releases-Master-Recording-of-Emperors-War-end-Speech/2015/08/02/article2953647.ece
N. Korea installing cover at launch site

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Satellite imagery indicates that... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/N.-Korea-installing-cover-at-launch-site/7618295
Pacific trade talks end without deal; vehicle tariffs, rules remain a hurdle

August 1, 2015 3:49 am ET WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — High-level negotiations in Hawaii on a trade agreement in the Pacific Rim wrapped up... ...

http://www.automnews.com/?p=259883
Head of Failed Japan-Based Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Arrested

TOKYO: The head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was arrested in Tokyo on Saturday on suspicion of inflating his cash account by... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Head-of-Failed-Japan-Based-Bitcoin-Exchange-Mt.-Gox-Arrested/2015/08/01/article2952158.ece
Japanese Emperor Hirohito's speech made public

Tokyo, Aug 1 The Japan Imperial Household Agency on Saturday released the original recording of Japanese Emperor Hirohito's war-ending speech... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a572485.html

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