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#Tokyo

# tokyo - Yesterday’s News

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# tokyo - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

At least 19 people killed and 20 wounded in attack at centre for disabled people

An ex-employee of the facility is said to be behind the attack.

# tokyo - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Japanese pop star stabbed repeatedly by "obsessive fan"

Police arrested a man on the spot and seized a blood-covered knife.

# tokyo - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom

He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.

# tokyo - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Actor stabbed to death with sword at Japanese play rehearsal

Police are investigating whether the death was criminal or accidental.

# tokyo - Sunday 11 October, 2015

# tokyo - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Japan has scrapped the 2020 Olympics logo after a plagiarism scandal

The logo bears certain similarities to a design for a Belgian theatre company. It’s been quite the controversy in Japan.

# tokyo - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Japanese man flushes lawyer’s penis down the toilet ‘as revenge for affair’

The gruesome alleged attack took place in Tokyo this morning.

# tokyo - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

# tokyo - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.

# tokyo - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.

# tokyo - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Japan’s sozzled salarymen: corporate samurai turning into a lost tribe

Regular 12-hour days followed by compulsory corporate boozing with clients: meet the

# tokyo - Monday 22 September, 2014

Sumo wrestlers make babies cry on purpose – but that’s a good thing

An unusual tradition in Japan…

# tokyo - Monday 21 July, 2014

From Business ETC Do you find turn-by-turn directions a bit boring? Try following penguins instead Ice-breaker

Do you find turn-by-turn directions a bit boring? Try following penguins instead

A Tokyo aquarium have designed the navigation app to draw in visitors.

# tokyo - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges Art

Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges

Japan has notoriously tough obscenity laws, but supporters of the artist say it’s an attack on free expression.

# tokyo - Monday 31 March, 2014

UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone

Japanese Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi last year vowed Japan would never stop whaling.

# tokyo - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish lad and his hurley crash Tokyo’s St. Patrick’s Day parade Chancer

Irish lad and his hurley crash Tokyo’s St. Patrick’s Day parade

Just blending in with the locals.

# tokyo - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan

Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.

# tokyo - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From Business ETC Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip Tokyo

Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip

Enda Kenny will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe along with a round of business meetings in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.

# tokyo - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption

The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…

# tokyo - Friday 18 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: This Tokyo restaurant is entirely automated Only In Japan

WATCH: This Tokyo restaurant is entirely automated

See ya later, waiters and waitresses!

# tokyo - Monday 23 September, 2013

Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers

Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.

# tokyo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Someone has been queuing for the new iPhone for the last week Phone Home

Someone has been queuing for the new iPhone for the last week

It’s not out until September 20.

# tokyo - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From The42 Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics Comeback

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics

In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.

From The42 Tokyo’s Olympic win impacts Germany’s Euro bid Development

Tokyo’s Olympic win impacts Germany’s Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# tokyo - Monday 26 August, 2013

Radar malfunction forces Boeing Dreamliner to abort flight

The troubled jetliner had to turn back to Tokyo Haneda airport following a radar malfunction.

# tokyo - Friday 23 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man dresses up as a Power Ranger to help out at Tokyo subway station Go Go Power Ranger

Man dresses up as a Power Ranger to help out at Tokyo subway station

Real human being, and a real hero.

# tokyo - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan

Nobody was injured in the terrifying and dramatic incident.

# tokyo - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Study: Your dog yawns with you because they love you

Dogs are more likely to find their owner’s yawning contagious indicating they feel empathy for their tired master. Aw.

# tokyo - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Japan

The nomination, which requires Senate confirmation, marks the biggest foray into public service for Kennedy, who was an early supporter of Obama.

# tokyo - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge ‘Snail facial’ is new beauty treatment in Japan Escargot

‘Snail facial’ is new beauty treatment in Japan

Yes, it involves putting snails on your face.

# tokyo - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Japanese man nears half century on death row

Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.

# tokyo - Friday 21 June, 2013

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima

More than 18,000 people died when the towering tsunami smashed into Japan’s northeast in March 2011 setting off the crisis at Fukushima.

# tokyo - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were ‘necessary’

The controversial mayor claimed that the forced prostitution of approximately 200,000 women during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks.

# tokyo - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Seventy years on Japan looks for WWII remains

The remains of some 1.13 million Japanese soldiers still lie in a vast area somewhere between Russia and remote southern Pacific islands.

# tokyo - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Caroline Kennedy rumoured to be next US ambassador to Japan

Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F Kennedy, has long been a supporter of Barack Obama and is believed to be in the advanced stages of the selection process.

# tokyo - Friday 22 March, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added chicks sniffing daffodils

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

# tokyo - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Nicola Furlong murder trial: Richard Hinds found guilty

The 20-year-old has been sentenced to between five and 10 years in a Japanese prison.

# tokyo - Monday 18 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge That’s Not Really Very Practical Footwear Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

# tokyo - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Nicola Furlong’s sister tells court of her ‘hatred’

The family of the murdered Irish student delivered victim impact statements in the Tokyo court today.

# tokyo - Monday 11 March, 2013

‘It’s very, very hard. No parent should have to go through it’

Nicola Furlong’s father Andrew speaks out after the man accused of his daughter’s murder gives evidence in court.

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