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Local news for Sasebo, Japan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | 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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Wednesday | 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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Wednesday | 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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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

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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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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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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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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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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Thu Jul 24, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Malabar 2014 Kicks Off

Malabar is a complex, high-end warfighting exercise that has grown in scope and complexity over the years.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Telegraph

Navy in drill diplomacy

New Delhi, July 23: A week after war games with ships from Russia's Pacific Fleet, three Indian warships will hold a week-long drill with US and Japanese vessels and aircraft, underscoring a policy of engaging contrary forces in testing times for diplomacy after the shooting down of the Malaysian airplane MH17.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Japan Times

Saga targeted as new Osprey host

The Defense Ministry is considering deploying MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor transport aircraft to a civilian airport in Saga Prefecture, according to sources.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Japan Builds Amphibious Force Modeled on U.S. Marines

SASEBO, Japan-At a training course here, 80 young soldiers are learning to swim, row, dive and jump into the ocean from a helicopter in flight.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Kadena Reopens After Typhoon, Sasebo Braces for Storm

American facilities at Kadena Air Base, Japan, are reopening in the wake of Typhoon Neoguri, and while Okinawa has weathered the typhoon, it is now mainland Japan's turn to feel the wrath of the storm.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Typhoon Neoguri Weakens 0n Track Toward Japan's Kyushu Island

Typhoon Neoguri weakened as it moved north into the East China Sea, skirting Japan's Okinawa Prefecture, grounding flights and forcing some residents to flee for emergency shelters.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Testudo Times

Profile in Terpage: Maurice Shelton

Shelton was born in Sasebo, Japan but soon after moved to the states and landed in Maryland.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Voices

Daniel Walker

Smooth and professional, strong and adult. Range from average-guy, non-announcer to full out corporate broadcaster.

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