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China criticises US, Japan, Australia for 'fanning' tensions over South China Sea issue

Jul 27, 2016

China criticises US, Japan, Australia for 'fanning' tensions over South China Sea issue

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi criticised the United States, Japan and Australia for a joint statement on the South China Sea that he said was only "fanning the flames" of regional tensions just as countries have agreed to cool them down. #China #Japan #US #Australia #NewsTracker #Beijing #South China Sea
Japan faced with questions about security as knife attack leaves 19 dead

Jul 26, 2016

Japan faced with questions about security as knife attack leaves 19 dead

Because such massacres are rare, Japan has become overconfident about its safety, a Japanese criminologist said. #Tokyo #Japan #ConnectTheDots #massacre #mass killing #Sagamihara #Satoshi Uematsu #Tsukui Yamayuri-en home
Japan knife attack: 19 killed, more than 20 injured

Jul 26, 2016

Japan knife attack: 19 killed, more than 20 injured

At least 19 people were killed in a knife attack in Japan. Police said they responded to a call about 2.30 am on Tuesday from an employee saying something horrible was happening at the facility. #Japan #ImagesOfTheDay #knife attack #Sagamihara #Kanagawa
Knife attacker had written letter to Japanese Parliament outlining morbid plan

Jul 26, 2016

Knife attacker had written letter to Japanese Parliament outlining morbid plan

Hatred is what fueled a young Japanese man to go on a stabbing rampage on Tuesday, killing 19 people at a facility for the mentally disabled which had fired him #Japan #knife attack #Japan Parliament #Sagamihara #Satoshi Uematsu
Knife attack in Japan claims 19 lives, sees 20 injured; alleged assailant in custody

Jul 26, 2016

Knife attack in Japan claims 19 lives, sees 20 injured; alleged assailant in custody

At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the differently-abled in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan.#Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #knife attack #Sagamihara
100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians | Reuters

Jul 26, 2016

100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians | Reuters

LONDON Dutch men and Latvian women are the planet's tallest people but Iranian men and South Korean women have grown the fastest in the last century, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. Americans, once among the world's tallest people, have dropped from having men and women at 3rd and 4th in the global height rankings a 100 years earlier, to placing 37th and 42nd respectively in 2014. The research, led by scientists at Imperial College London and published in the journal eLife, also found some nations have stopped growing over the past 30 to 40 years, despite having spurts at the start of the century studied. #Japan #Europe #Education #South Korea #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Czech Republic
Diplomatic win for China as ASEAN drops reference to maritime court ruling | Reuters

Jul 26, 2016

Diplomatic win for China as ASEAN drops reference to maritime court ruling | Reuters

VIENTIANE China scored a diplomatic victory on Monday as Southeast Asian nations dropped a U.S.-backed proposal to mention a landmark international court ruling against Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea in a joint statement. #India #Japan #Vietnam #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Foreign policy
Rio Olympics: Meet Kazuki Yazawa, Japan's Buddhist priest with canoe slalom gold on his mind

Jul 25, 2016

Rio Olympics: Meet Kazuki Yazawa, Japan's Buddhist priest with canoe slalom gold on his mind

When he's not chanting and living the austere life of a Buddhist priest, Kazuki Yazawa contemplates Olympic gold. #Sports #Gold #Japan #Canoe Slalom #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics #RoadToRio #Kazuki Yazawa #Buddhist Priest
Beijing asks Tokyo to restrain itself form interfering in South China Sea dispute

Jul 24, 2016

Beijing asks Tokyo to restrain itself form interfering in South China Sea dispute

China on Sunday asked Japan to restrain itself from interfering in the South China Sea dispute, saying Tokyo should instead consider its "shameful history" before accusing it of expansionist behaviour in the strategic region. #China #Japan #US #UN #TheySaidIt #Philippines #Asean #The Hague #South China Sea dispute