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Trauma to lives, economy from tsunami persists 6 years on

TOKYO (AP) — Six years ago, more than 18,000 people died or went missing as a tsunami triggered by a massive quake engulfed coastal areas of northeastern Japan. Tens of…

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Sharp warns on earnings as takeover talks with Foxconn drag on

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sharp Corp said its annual earnings were likely to fall short of its official guidance citing a slowing China market, a factor that Taiwan's Foxconn is expected…

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Relief, anger, indifference over SKorea-Japan sex slave deal

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — There's relief among South Korean & Japanese diplomats after the two countries announced an "irreversible" settlement of a decades-long standoff over Korean women forced into…

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China arrests third Japanese, detains another for spying: Tokyo

Tokyo (AFP) – Japan has confirmed Chinese authorities have arrested a third Japanese citizen & detained another on suspicion of spying. The series of arrests & detentions could strain already…

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China arrests third Japanese, detains another for spying: Tokyo

Tokyo (AFP) – Japan has confirmed Chinese authorities have arrested a third Japanese citizen & detained another on suspicion of spying. The series of arrests & detentions could strain already…

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Japan PM faces make-or-break test three years later

Tokyo (AFP) – It was an irresistible promise: elect me, I'll bring back Japan's once-soaring economy & restore its battered national pride. Three years later, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is…

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Toshiba leads sharp morning losses in Tokyo stocks

Tokyo (AFP) – Toshiba led a sell-off in Japanese stocks Monday, with the troubled conglomerate plunging more than nine percent following a weekend report that will likely post a fiscal…

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Oil heads for third straight weekly loss as supply weighs

By Karolin Schaps LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices edged higher on Friday as investors closed positions ahead of the end of the year though crude was still heading for a…

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Oil heads for third straight weekly loss as supply weighs

By Karolin Schaps LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices edged higher on Friday as investors closed positions ahead of the end of the year though crude was still heading for a…

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Toyota starts sales of 4th generation Prius hybrid

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota said Wednesday it expects annual sales of its newly-released fourth generation Prius hybrid to reach as many as 350,000 vehicles despite a huge drop in oil…

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