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FIFA says it will use Hawk-Eye to rule on goal-line decisions at the Women's World Cup in Canada.

The British camera-based system to track the ball's position is already used in the Premier League. It was developed in tennis and cricket.

FIFA says Hawk-Eye will first be tested at the…

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Goal-hungry Japan floored Uzbekistan 5-1 with an explosive performance in a friendly on Tuesday, with young guns Takashi Usami and Gaku Shibasaki pointing to a bright future for the Blue Samurai.

Shibasaki scored Japan's third on 80 minutes with an outrageous lob from just inside the Uzbekistan half, before fellow…

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International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) will hold its annual Family Festival on April 25 in Hiroo. The festival will highlight the many nationalities and cultures that make Tokyo such a vibrant community. Visitors of all ages can enjoy international food booths featuring authentic cuisine from over 15 countries,…

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Japan on Tuesday ruled out any immediate plan to join the Beijing-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), categorically denying a news report that its ambassador to China said Tokyo is likely to take part.

The Financial Times reported that Masato Kitera, Tokyo's envoy in Beijing, said in an interview Japan…

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Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), which operates the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, says it will make public all information on radiation levels or amounts of leaked contaminated water in and around the No. 1 reactor.

TEPCO officials told a news conference in Tokyo on Monday that all the…

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Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler said on Monday that "significant gaps" in the trade negotiations remain between the United States and Japan regarding access for U.S. automobiles in the Japanese market.

"Japan has zero tariffs on autos and trucks, and yet access to the Japanese automotive market is…

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Kumamon, the popular black bear mascot of Kumamoto Prefecture, has been demoted for being too fat.

The mascot, created as a prefectural tourism campaign, had been on what was described as a "diet" since October 2014 after Kumamoto Governor Ikuo Kabashima pointed out that it was too fat.

As of…

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A hapless armed robber in his 60s broke his leg while holding up a convenience store in Japan -- and then used the shop's payphone to call an ambulance, according to a report and police.

The inept thief tussled with a 35-year-old store clerk after threatening him with a knife…

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Internet giant Yahoo Japan has announced details regarding its privacy protection guidelines and how the company decides which private information will be displayed and which will not.

In recent years, there has been an increase in requests from private citizens for search engines such as Yahoo and Google to remove…

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Malaysian press groups on Tuesday criticised the arrest of three editors at a leading news portal over a disputed report, calling it part of a "worrying trend" of declining press-freedom standards.

The editors for The Malaysian Insider were arrested late Monday on suspicion of sedition and spent the night in…

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