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Workers re-entered on Thursday a reactor building at the Fukushima nuclear plant for the first time since an explosion damaged the facility in March, a day after the quake and tsunami hit …

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The many dialects of the Japanese language were not inherited from indigenous hunters already present on the land for millennia, as it was widely believed, but from a migration of farmers from …

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Although the cleanup process has started, many residents impacted by the massive March 11 earthquake are not seeing much relief. On Tuesday, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported that most of the money raised …

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Japan is ready to offer ¥10 million worth of blankets and plastic sheets to people hit by last week’s tornadoes in the United States, in an effort to repay some of the …

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Japanese star Erika Sawajiri signed a contract with entertainment industry giant Avex last month and is now preparing a comeback on the stage.

The controversial 25-year-old, who has long waged a “war” …

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The U.S. government has announced that it will scale back Operation Tomodachi. The U.S. military has been working alongside Japanese forces for the last seven and a half weeks, since the country …

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Japanese stocks rose Monday after President Barack Obama announced that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed.

The Nikkei 225 Stock Average rose 1.6 percent to 10,004.20 at the 3 p.m. end …

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It was another emotional weekend in Moscow at the World Figure Staking Championships. On Saturday, Miki Ando successfully defended her world title winning gold for the second time.

In an interview with …

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Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan is losing popularity, with a weekend telephone survey showing that 3 out of 4 respondents do not support him anymore. Kan reacted and asked for …

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Tokyo Electric Power Company is stepping up its plans to process the radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. According to NHK, the utility company is planning to build …

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Passers-by in the busy Tokyo office district where the TEPCO headquarters is located stopped and stared at two cows surrounded by more than 200 protesting farmers, Tuesday.

The farmers were using a …