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The entrance to Kasugajinja Shrine near Keio University Mita campus in Tokyo on Thursday afternoon.

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A suicide bombing by a Boko Haram jihadist has killed at least 10 people in northern Cameroon, a security source said Thursday.

It was the latest in a spate of attacks blamed on the Nigeria-based Islamist militant group in northern Cameroon, which have driven tens of thousands of people from…

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The poorest parts of Houston remind Dr. Peter Hotez of some of the neighborhoods in Latin America hardest hit by Zika.

Broken window screens. Limited air conditioning. Trash piles that seem to re-appear even after they're cleaned up.

On a hot, humid day this month, Hotez pointed at one pile…

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Japanese prosecutors have charged a U.S. military contractor with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case that has renewed anti-American base sentiment on the southern Japanese island.

Local authorities said Kenneth Shinzato, a former Marine, now faces the murder and rape charges in addition…

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Former All Blacks winger Cory Jane will join the Japanese rugby club Toshiba Brave Lupus on a two-year deal from the end of the Super Rugby season.

The 33-year-old Jane, who played 53 tests for New Zealand, recently conceded he is unlikely to play international rugby again. He was a…

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As Japan's newly enfranchised teen voters make up their minds ahead of the July 10 House of Councillors election, the country's political parties are taking their online campaign videos beyond the mundane to appeal to the youth vote.

Since internet campaigning was legalized in 2013, parties' online election campaign videos…

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Prosecutors filed a fresh indictment Thursday against a U.S. base worker on charges of raping and murdering a 20-year-old woman in Okinawa Prefecture in April.

Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, a 32-year-old former U.S. Marine, has been indicted on a charge of dumping the woman's body, for which he was arrested on…

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A 69-year-old former insurance company employee was arrested Wednesday on charges of fraud he allegedly committed six years ago, police revealed.

According to police, the man is accused of extorting ¥530,000 from an 80-year-old woman in December 2010 by deceiving her into paying for insurance coverage on behalf of her…

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A junior high school in Kobe is under fire after a teacher accidentally leaked private information, including students’ names and health records, on the school’s website on Wednesday, the local board of education revealed.

According to representatives of the Kobe Board of Education, the incident occurred at around 9:15 a.m.…

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A Turkish news report says security forces have killed two suspected Islamic State militants at the border with Syria.

Private NTV television said Thursday the two Syrian nationals "were neutralized" after they ignored security forces warnings, but provided no further details. It was not immediately clear if they were trying…

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