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First Sri Lankan woman at the Asian Winter Games surprises all
First Sri Lankan woman at the Asian Winter Games surprises all
Following in the tradition of plucky triers such as Jamaica’s bobsledders and British ski jumper Eddie “the Eagle” Edwards, a Sri Lankan...
Tokyo turns e-waste into Olympics medals
Tokyo turns e-waste into Olympics medals
Tokyo Olympics organisers this week called on the Japanese public to donate old smartphones and other electronic devices to make medals for the 2020...
Rikako Ikee, who just turned 16, is ready to find happiness at Rio Olympics
Rikako Ikee, who just turned 16, is ready to find happiness at Rio Olympics
Having just turned 16, the butterfly and freestyle specialist will compete in seven events at the Olympics after bursting onto the scene at last...
Gangsters give crime the finger
Gangsters give crime the finger
When Yukako Fukushima holds the finger to the light, there is a brief moment when it is indistinguishable from her own, real, digits. Nothing about...
Outrage at Japan's ivory sales
Outrage at Japan's ivory sales
Yahoo Japan has defended its online trade in ivory amid mounting pressure on the company to stop selling the products on its auction site.
Are these Kim's ghost ships?
Are these Kim's ghost ships?
The identities of the corpses found aboard a capsized fishing boat off the Japanese coast last month will be forever shrouded in mystery. The remains...
China seizes on (part of) its history
China seizes on (part of) its history
Liu Linsheng placed bouquets of yellow and white chrysanthemums beside a sewage-choked creek and gazed over a wasteland where dozens of Chinese...
Japan's central bank buys equities
Japan's central bank buys equities
At a conference last month in Tokyo celebrating Japan's exchange-traded funds, the biggest buyer was nowhere to be seen.
Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded
Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded
Japan and other nations condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday the beheading purportedly by the Islamic State group of Kenji Goto, a journalist who sought through his coverage of Syria to convey the plight of refugees, children and other victims of war....

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