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2 hrs ago | KION 46

Last surviving crewmember of Enola Gay dies

Nearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day.

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4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies

Capt. Theodore VanKirk is seen here with the rest of his crew wen they return from the mission over Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945.

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6 hrs ago | Suria

Japan, France agree on defence equipment...

Japan and France on Tuesday agreed to enhance defence cooperation, including the joint development of military equipment, Japanese officials said.

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6 hrs ago | Reuters

Future grows darker for solar energy growth in Japan

On the second anniversary of a scheme aimed at boosting Japan's renewable energy after the Fukushima crisis, its powerful industry ministry is taking steps critics say will choke off solar investment and pave the way for a return to nuclear power.

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7 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

3-month sentence for Japan-Hawaii flight assault

A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon.

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7 hrs ago | Telegram

Japanese man sentenced to 3 months for flight attendant assault en route to Hawaii honeymoon

A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon.

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7 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Japanese man sentenced to 3 months for flight attendant assault en route to Hawaii ...

A Japanese man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a flight attendant while flying to Hawaii for his honeymoon received a three-month sentence Tuesday in U.S. District Court.

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10 hrs ago | Switched

Stunning Auction Highlights The New Faces Of Middle Eastern Art

Ahead of Sotheby's landmark auction in Doha, Qatar this October, the auction house is exhibiting highlights at its New Bond Street galleries in London.

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14 hrs ago | CNN

Navy Logisticians Tour Amazon Japan's World Class Distribution Hub

NAVSUP Fleet Logistic Center Yokosuka Industrial Support logisticians joined together with U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center employees July 15 to view warehouse operations at an Amazon Japan facility in Kanagawa prefecture.

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18 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Invest Deeper into the Japanese Smart/Renewable Energy Market Through ...

Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding the 2014 edition of World Smart Energy Week Osaka , at INTEX OSAKA from September 3-5, 2014.

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20 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Japanese photographer captures Vietnam's mood about island dispute

Murayama Yasufumi introduces a photo at his exhibition in HCMC. The photo shows a fisherman sailing his boat to the sea off the Paracels on June 30 in spite of threats from the Chinese vessels.

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21 hrs ago | KRON 4

High School Girl Accused of Decapitating 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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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Former Nuclear Power Exec Reveals Secret Payments to Japan's Prime Ministers

The contentious public debate around whether to use nuclear power in Japan, in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster , took another major turn on Monday when it was revealed that a former power company official made secret payments to Japanese prime ministers for nearly two decades.

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Trinidad Guardian

PM to Japan: Help T&T - Swith arms treaty

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shortly after his arrival at Piarco International Airport South Terminal yesterday where he was greeted by Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Dookeran and Ambassador of Japan Yoshimasa Tezuka.

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New York Daily News

Japan is stepping up sanctions against Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014.

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The Japan Times

Paternity blues: Social hurdles still high for Japanese men seeking hands-on fatherhood

An increasing number of Japanese fathers are taking a more active role in raising their children, but some also feel beaten down by a society that doesn't support their efforts.

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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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Inside Leica's Kyoto Store

Iconic camera maker Leica hit the web a few weeks ago to offer a glimpse into the conceptual design behind its Kyoto flagship store located on Hanamikoji street in the Gion district.

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Newsday

Japan's firms to focus on ICT, agro processing

Japanese firms with a focus on Information and Communication Technology , Clean Technologies and Agro-processing are being encouraged by Prime Minister Kamla Persad- Bissessar to set up shop at the recently launched Tamana Intech Park in east Trinidad.

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The Courier

Calligraphy teaching group from Japan visits Ballarat High School

BALLARAT High School was one of four schools chosen to visit by a Japanese calligraphy teaching group in its whistle stop tour of Australia.

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