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  • U.S., Japan and Australia vow to oppose Russian action in Ukraine

    U.S., Japan and Australia vow to oppose Russian action in Ukraine
    United States Japan and Australia lined up together against Russia on Sunday, vowing to oppose Russian efforts to destabilize eastern Ukraine during a rare trilateral meeting held at the G20 summit in Brisbane. President Barack Obama, Japanese Prime...
  • Leaders of Japan, China meet in Beijing after long frosty spell

    Leaders of Japan, China meet in Beijing after long frosty spell
    Shaking hands but not smiling, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Monday in Beijing on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation conference in a move aimed at defrosting relations between the two...
  • China, Japan agree on steps to ease tensions ahead of APEC summit

    China, Japan agree on steps to ease tensions ahead of APEC summit
      After more than two years of intense tension, China and Japan said Friday that they had reached an agreement to improve relations fractured by a territorial dispute and visits by Japan’s prime minister to a controversial war shrine. The...
  • In demographically impaired Japan, women still face gender bias

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a bit of tough-guy swagger: He hasn't been afraid to ruffle China's feathers by visiting a controversial war shrine and he's pushed to revise Japan's pacifist constitution. Yet he's also become one of Asia's most vocal...
  • On Japan's Mt. Ontake volcano, a perfect day turns deadly for hikers

    It was a perfect fall weekend, with sunny skies and the prospect of colorful autumn foliage. Hundreds of people flocked to Mt. Ontake in central Japan, planning to hike to its volcanic summit. At 11:52 a.m. Saturday, authorities said, Mt. Ontake erupted...
  • A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier

    A fight for urban trees: Wealthier neighborhoods leafier
    The benefits of trees from their grace and beauty to their gifts of cool, clean air and stress relief are well-known and documented in study after study. Yet as the city grows, it is struggling to hold onto its trees, especially in poorer areas. Seattle'...
  • World Cup round-up: England is eliminated

    World Cup round-up: England is eliminated
    UPDATE: Costa Rica pulled off its second shock win, defeating Italy 1-0 on a Bryan Ruiz header in the 44th minute. The Ticos advanced to the second round with the victory and left England disappointed at another World Cup. England and Costa Rica...
  • Colombia routs Japan, wins Group C

    CUIABA, Brazil -- Jackson Martinez netted a second-half double as Colombia completed its group-stage campaign with an unblemished record Tuesday, earning a 4-1 victory over Japan to top Group C with nine points at the Arena Pantanal. The Colombians...
  • Greece, Japan share spoils in scoreless stalemate

    There was no separating Greece and Japan at the Estadio das Dunas on Thursday as the two sides shared the spoils in a 0-0 stalemate. The result keeps both nations alive as they remain in the hunt for a second- place finish in Group C, but it also...
  • Japanese culture fest continues Saturday in Sunrise

    Japanese culture fest continues Saturday in Sunrise
    Grab a "bachi" stick to take a whack at a traditional drum, appreciate the bonsai demonstrations and watch martial arts experts. It's all part of a Japanese culture demonstration at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre. The two-day event wraps up Saturday...
  • Art Projects to DIY

    If you're feeling creatively blocked, try one (or all) of these suggestions and let the inspiration come to you: MUNDANE: cook/bake; do laundry; re-pot plants; check out a book, from your local library; go for a walk, sans your phone - maybe bring a...