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Mazda Motor Corp President and CEO Masamichi Kogai stands next to the Mazda CX-3 compact crossover SUV at a news conference in Tokyo on Friday. The car has a suggested retail price ranging from 2,376,000 yen to 3,024,000 yen.

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Britain's Prince William, on the second day of a four-day visit to Japan, visited the Yokohama War Cemetery on Friday morning.

After laying a wreath, the prince signed a guest book near an article about his late mother Diana who also visited the cemetery in 1995. The cemetery contains the…

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From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging underfoot to reshape Earth.

Water is eating away at the Antarctic ice, melting it where it hits the oceans. As the ice sheets…

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Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat fifth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Mexico Open semifinals.

Nishikori will face fourth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa, a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 winner over Serbia's Viktor Troicki in the hard-court event at The Fairmont Acapulco Princess.

In the…

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Hong Kongers still cling to the hope of universal suffrage, Australia ups its anti-terror monitoring, and Japan’s revisionists at work. These stories and more are on the February 27th edition of Asia News Weekly.

Should Hong Kong Stop Pursuing Universal Suffrage?

When Beijing announced last year its plan to introduce…

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Police on Friday arrested an 18-year-old youth over the murder of a 13-year-old boy whose naked body was found on the bank of the Tama River in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Feb 20.

Police said they expect to arrest two other boys later Friday, TBS reported.

The three suspects, who…

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Japan's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a high court ruling and backed the suspensions of two male managers at an Osaka aquarium who were punished for making sexual harassment remarks to female employees.

The two men, in their 40s, work for a company that manages Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. In 2012,…

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Japan's core inflation rate edged lower in January as lower crude oil prices reduced energy costs, while weak retail sales and employment data underscored the fragility of the recovery of the world's third-largest economy.

Core inflation, excluding volatile food prices, was 2.2%, compared with 2.5% the month before and the…

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Over a million people have received blood and marrow stem cell transplants for life-threatening diseases in the past 57 years, but too many are still waiting, a study said Friday.

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) often offers the only possibility of a cure for blood diseases and rare cancers like…

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Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram's worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency would soon be over.

But the Islamists gave a fresh indication of the scale of the task, with three separate bombings in the country's religiously tense…

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