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Festival Brings Sunshine to Scandal-Hit Sumo Wrestling

By Jack Tarrant TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) Laughter, sunshine and optimism were the order of the day at the ceremonial Spring Festival sumo tournament held at a...

Top Japan Finance Official Denies Sexual Harassment, Says to Sue Publisher

By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO (Reuters) Japan's top finance bureaucrat denied on Monday a weekly magazine's allegation that he had sexually harassed female reporters...

World’s ‘Oldest Person’ Dies in Japan Aged 117

TOKYO (Reuters) A Japanese woman born in the final year of the 19th century and believed to have been the world's oldest person died...

Japanese Engineer Builds Giant Robot to Realize ‘Gundam’ Dream

By Megumi Lim SHINTO, Japan (Reuters) Japanese engineer Masaaki Nagumo had always dreamed of suiting up as a robot from "Mobile Suit Gundam", his favorite animation...

Yahoo Japan to Buy Minority Stake in Cryptocurrency Exchange

TOKYO (Reuters) Yahoo Japan Corp said on Friday it would buy a minority stake in a Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange, becoming the latest major Japanese financial...

Japanese Volcano Erupts, Spitting Out Smoke and Rock; No Injuries

TOKYO (Reuters) A volcano in Japan erupted on Thursday, shooting clouds of smoke and rocks into the sky, and prompting authorities to ban access...
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