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Elaine Lies

Elaine Lies

    Shock as peaceful Japanese town wakes to 'unthinkable' mass killing horror
    Shock as peaceful Japanese town wakes to 'unthinkable' mass killing horror
    Shock and bewilderment gripped neighbours of a disabled centre in a town near Tokyo on Tuesday after a man stabbed and killed 19 residents in their...
    Disgraced researcher fails to replicate stem cell results
    Disgraced researcher fails to replicate stem cell results
    A disgraced Japanese researcher has failed to replicate results hailed as a potential breakthrough in stem cell treatment and efforts to do so will...
    Tiny tsunami hits small Japan island
    Tiny tsunami hits small Japan island
    A tiny tsunami hit a small island far south of Tokyo on Sunday after authorities warned that waves of more than 3 metres could batter Japan's...
    Global crisis hits Japan financial sector
    Global crisis hits Japan financial sector
    The global economic crisis claimed its first Japanese financial institution on Friday and the government looked to prop up smaller banks, as Tokyo...
    Gangster's daughter sheds light on Japan underworld
    Gangster's daughter sheds light on Japan underworld
    With her dyed-brown long hair and tight designer jeans, Shoko Tendo looks like any other stylish young Japanese woman -- until she removes her...
    Powerful Typhoon Man-yi strikes Okinawa
    Powerful Typhoon Man-yi strikes Okinawa
    A powerful typhoon struck the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa on Friday, pounding them with torrential rains and high winds before it heads...
    Small waves hit Japan after quake sparks tsunami alert
    Small waves hit Japan after quake sparks tsunami alert
    Small tsunami waves hit Japan's northernmost island late on Wednesday after a major quake in the north Pacific triggered a full-scale tsunami...
    Japan, Russia on tsunami alert
    Japan, Russia on tsunami alert
    Small tsunami waves hit Japan's northern-most island late on Wednesday after a major quake in the north Pacific triggered a full-scale tsunami...
    Japan considering more North Korean sanctions
    Japan considering more North Korean sanctions
    Japan is considering imposing more sanctions on North Korea in response to its announcement that it conducted a nuclear test, and lawmakers are set...