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Japan to make carbon dating of ivory mandatory for trade, tightening controls on oft-criticized... Japan 16m
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'Utterly shocking': Trump sparks new confusion over North Korea sanctions policy China US North Korea 1h
33 women sue Tokyo Medical University over rigged entrance exams 15h
Assaulted member of AKB48 spinoff criticizes results of AKS probe as 'lies' 15h
Malala urges Abe to take up education for young women at G20 summit this summer 15h
Justice Ministry overturns deportation order for gay Taiwanese man without visa Japan Taiwan 17h
Tsuyoshi Hoshino, the Heisei Era's last maestro of Japan's Diet formalities Japan 17h
Suicide now leading cause of death among children aged 10 to 14 in Japan Japan 17h
Okinawa Gov. Tamaki's plea for one-month suspension to work on Henoko base rejected by Tokyo, e... 17h
Haruki Murakami: Writing in parallel universe, connecting with a global readership Japan Norway 17h
How many times do we have to die before we are dead? 17h
Pyongyang abruptly withdraws staff from inter-Korean liaison staff North Korea 17h
Imam says New Zealand is broken-hearted but not broken as nation mourns victims of mosque massa... New Zealand 17h
Fans and friends express surprise at baseball star Ichiro Suzuki's retirement, and admiration f... 17h
In graduation comments, Princess Kako wishes for sister's happiness 17h
Blast at pesticide plant in eastern China leaves 47 dead, over 600 injured China 17h
Japanese trekker dies after fall on Nepal mountain Japan Nepal 17h
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