Halloween Revelers Roam Toyko’s Iconic Shibuya District

TOKYO, Oct 31 – Scores of Marios, zombies and witches roamed the streets of the Japanese capital Tokyo on Sunday, transforming several city blocks into a huge Halloween street party. The scary holiday has grown in popularity over the past decade and Tokyo police have struggled to keep the crowds of costumed revelers from disrupting

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Attacker in Japan Stabs, Kills 19 in Their Sleep at Disabled Centre

By Issei Kato SAGAMIHARA, Japan, July 26 – A knife-wielding man stabbed and killed 19 people as they slept at a facility for the disabled in a town near Tokyo early on Tuesday, a senior government official said, Japan’s worst mass killing in decades. At least 25 other residents of the facility were wounded in

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Hundreds Join Former “Comfort Women” to Protest Accord with Japan

By Jack Kim SEOUL, Dec 30 – Hundreds of South Korean protesters joined two surviving former “comfort women” on Wednesday to denounce an agreement with Japan to resolve an issue stemming from Japan’s wartime past that has long plagued ties between neighbours. The two “comfort women”, as those who were forced to work at Japan’s

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