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Antonio Inoki, Japanese pro-wrestler politician, dies aged 79

Antonio Inoki, a Japanese professional wrestling star turned politician, widely known for his match with boxer Muhammad Ali and ties to North Korea, has...

Evacuation warnings after typhoon makes landfall in Japan

Millions of people in Japan were under evacuation warnings on Monday as Typhoon Nanmadol brought strong winds and heavy rain to the southwest of...

Japan readies sombre farewell to slain Abe, its longest-serving premier

Japan on Tuesday prepared to bid farewell to Shinzo Abe, a polarising figure who dominated Japanese politics for decades as the country's longest-serving premier,...

Shinzo Abe – Japan’s longest-serving prime minister

Shinzo Abe smashed records as Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, championing ambitious economic reform and forging key diplomatic relationships while weathering scandals. Nearly two years after...

Japan’s former PM Shinzo Abe shot, feared dead

Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe has been shot, a government spokesman said on Friday, as local media reported the ex-premier was showing no...

Tasty TV: Japanese professor creates flavourful screen

A Japanese professor has developed a prototype lickable TV screen that can imitate food flavours, another step towards creating a multi-sensory viewing experience. The device,...

South Korea out Pakistan to set up final with Japan in Asian hockey

South Korea defeated Pakistan in the first semi-final of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy played at Dhaka's Maulana Bhashani National Stadium on Tuesday. Korea booked...

Japan grants $4.35m for Pakistan’s polio eradication programme

The government of Japan on Monday announced a $4.35 million grant as part of its continued support to Pakistan for its polio eradication efforts. The grant...

US snubs Opec+: announces coordinated release of oil with China, South Korea, Japan, India

The United States announced on Tuesday that it will in coordination with China, South Korea, Japan, India, and Britain, release millions of barrels of...

Kishida’s coalition defies expectations to bag absolute majority in Japan’s parliament

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s coalition has secured a comfortable majority in Sunday’s parliamentary election. Defying some predictions, Kishida’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) claimed 259...

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