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Three Japanese automakers admit false emissions data
Three Japanese automakers admit false emissions data
Japan's Suzuki Motor, Mazda and Yamaha have admitted using false emissions data for some vehicles, the transport ministry said on Thursday, in the...
Japan heatwave kills over a dozen, thousands rushed to hospital
Japan heatwave kills over a dozen, thousands rushed to hospital
Japan's severe heatwave killed at least 15 people and sent more than 12 000 to hospital in the first two weeks of July, official figures show as...
Apple a day keeps Grim Squeaker away*
Apple a day keeps Grim Squeaker away*
The life of a mouse may not seem especially consequential to you, but it matters to the mouse. And it matters to scientists who are trying to...
Japan tackles clean-up as rains toll nears 200
Japan tackles clean-up as rains toll nears 200
Japanese rescue workers searched the ruins of homes Thursday looking for dozens of people still missing after deadly rains that killed nearly 200...
Outcry as Japanese winemakers are threatened with deportation from France
Outcry as Japanese winemakers are threatened with deportation from France
French wine lovers have risen up in revolt after a Japanese couple who make "outstanding" wine in southern France were threatened with deportation....
Whose injera is it anyway?
Whose injera is it anyway?
Injera, Ethiopia’s staple food, was invented by a Dutchman in 2003.
Japan make history with World Cup win against 10-man Colombia
Japan make history with World Cup win against 10-man Colombia
Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South...
Mind over age really does matter
Mind over age really does matter
At 85, Claude Copin, a retired French welder, may have discovered the secret to living a long, healthy life. She stays active by playing pétanque...
Sumo chief apologises after women attempting CPR are ordered out of the ring
Sumo chief apologises after women attempting CPR are ordered out of the ring
The head of Japan's sumo association has apologised after women attempting to perform CPR during a medical emergency on Wednesday were repeatedly...
Japan condom makers hope for 2020 Olympic lift
Japan condom makers hope for 2020 Olympic lift
Japanese condom makers are ramping up preparations ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games,...
SA links in US-Hezbollah illegal exporting case
SA links in US-Hezbollah illegal exporting case
South Africa has emerged as a central location in a case involving a controversial Johannesburg-based businessman, arrested last week, who has been...

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