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8 hrs ago | The Japan Times

After grisly Sasebo killing, teachers, community wonder if there were signs

The 16-year-old high school girl arrested Sunday for allegedly killing a classmate in Nagasaki Prefecture says she cut up the body of her victim because she was "interested in trying dissection on a human after dissecting a cat and reading medical books," according to police sources.

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20 hrs ago | The Japan Times

India naval drill with Japan, U.S. seen as signal to China

Maritime Self-Defense Force Rear Adm. Hidetoshi Iwasaki joins Indian and U.S. naval officers at a news conference before the start of a weeklong joint exercise in the Pacific Ocean at the U.S. Navy's base in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, on July 24. Traffic at the Maritime Self-Defense Force base at Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, is typically ... (more)

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Yesterday | The Washington Post

The chilling details of a Japanese teenage murder and decapitation

A hearse carrying the coffin of Japanese schoolgirl Aiwa Matsuo, alleged to have been murdered by a classmate, leaves a funeral hall in Sasebo, Japan, on July 29, 2014.

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Yesterday | Circulation

Desert Dust Is a Risk Factor for the Incidence of Acute Myocardial...

From the Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Aortic center of Saiseikai Fukuoka General Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan ; Center for Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan ; Department of Cardiology, Shin-Koga Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan ; Division of Cardiology, St. Mary's Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Japan teen murder accused reportedly 'wanted to dissect' someone

A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has confessed to decapitating a classmate, police said Tuesday , as she reportedly told investigators she "wanted to dissect" someone.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Circulation

Blood Pressure Variability on Antihypertensive Therapy in Acute...

From the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine , Division of Stroke Care Unit , and Department of Neurology , National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Japan ; Department of Neurosurgery and Stroke Center, Nakamura ... (more)

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Foreign Policy

Keep Your Eye on Beijing

While the world focuses on the Middle East and Ukraine, China's neighbors worry about the fallout of brewing tensions along its borders.

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The Japan Times

Police probe possible link between 2channel postings and Sasebo killing

A series of anonymous murder confessions were posted on the popular 2channel Internet forum Saturday evening, prompting police to investigate their possible link with the death and dismemberment of 15-year-old Aiwa Matsuo in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture.

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Japan Herald

Teenage Girl Kills Dismembers Classmate Japan Cops

A high school student was arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering her 15-year-old classmate, police told local media on Monday.

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Daily Mail

Schoolgirl, 15 'beat female classmate to death then confessed to...

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Unauthorized morgue workers in New York City have been leering at Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy pictures according to whistleblower Barack Obama 'checks out' of ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

A journalist receives a check for radiation after visiting Tokyo Electric Power Co.'

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CNN

Teen accused of murdering classmate

A 16-year-old Japanese girl has been arrested in Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, on suspicion of murdering a fellow student.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Star Online

Sea of change in pacifist policy

Japan may have crossed a rubicon as it will only be a matter of time before it acts like a 'normal' country where troop deployment is concerned.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Girl 'murders, dismembers friend'

Tokyo: A 15-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a classmate and dismembering her body.

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The Japan Times

Sasebo teen held for allegedly killing high school friend

A teenager was arrested Sunday on suspicion of killing a high school friend who was visiting her apartment in Nagasaki Prefecture, police said.

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The Japan Times

Kagoshima residents near Sendai nuclear plant given iodine tablets

Reactors 1 and 2 at the Sendai nuclear power station in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima Prefecture, lie idle July 8. The two units are likely to be the first in the nation to be reactivated under new safety regulations introduced since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

People's Daily Online

Experts slam Japan right wing's attempt to break int'l order

Japan's claim of China's Diaoyu islands is yet another attempt to break the international order established after the World War II, and proof of the Japanese right wing's ambitions to rebuild the country into a military power, experts said here Saturday.

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Medical News Today

Study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Nation

Dealing with Asian tensions, seeking shared opportunities

Asians are now awake to the fear of armed conflict. A recent Pew Survey of 11 Asian countries reports that more than half those surveyed expressed such concerns that tensions over rocks and islets claimed by China could spill over.

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Pravda

Racism and inferiority complex in Japan's current foreign policy towards China

The current Sino-Japanese tension under the Japanese leadership of Shinzo Abe with his determination to revise the Japanese constitution for a more powerful military and a more active foreign policy to counter the meteoric rise of contemporary China reveals a deeper existential crisis of identity in the Japanese psyche of our time, torn in between ... (more)

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