Japan’s first lady visits controversial shrine to war dead

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Japan’s first lady visited the Yasukuni Shrine honoring the country’s war dead, including convicted war criminals…

Japan aquariums say they’ll stop getting Taiji-hunt dolphins

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Japan’s aquariums have promised to stop acquiring dolphins captured in a bloody hunt that caused global outrage…

Strong offshore quake hits northern Japan

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A strong earthquake hit Japan on Tuesday, in the same region devastated by a major quake and tsunami in 2011…