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Japanese ‘naked restaurant’ to ban overweight...

If you are more than 15 kilos (33 pounds) above the average weight for your height, we ask you refrain from making a reservation,” a list of rules posted...

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Asia markets tumble on global outlook, Britain...

Tokyo's Nikkei took a hammering, sliding 3.5 percent, with a stronger yen hitting exporters.

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The world's oldest university graduate

"Students whose name I don't even know call out to greet me."

Search continues for boy left in forest as...

The boy's parents became angry when the boy threw stones at cars and people

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Hiroshima bombing 'of Japan's own making':...

The state-run China Daily declared in an editorial on Thursday that the bombings were of Japan's "own making" and accused present-day Japanese officials...

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China hits back as G7 opens in Japan

"G7 should focus on its own duties, that is economic cooperation, it should not point fingers at something outside its portfolio."

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China, Japan, South Korea launch new diplomacy...

The public diplomacy forum comes after leaders from the three countries last year resumed a trilateral summit put on hold for three-years following strained...

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New Japan quake kills seven, with widespread...

The quake on the southwestern island of Kyushu sparked a fresh wave of destruction and was followed by a wave of aftershocks in the region where nerves...

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Runaway zebra dies after police chase

After unsuccessfully attempting to corral the stripy animal, vets shot it with a tranquiliser dart.

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North Korea brings forward rocket launch...

Isolated North Korea says it has a sovereign right to pursue a space programme. But it is barred under U.N. Security Council resolutions from using ballistic...

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It explains why in 2000 the United National General Assembly adopted a Palermo Protocol that allows each country to fight the various forms of trafficking in their country.