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Hiroshima angry about atomic-bomb memorial park becoming 'Pokemon Go' site
29.07.16 14:02 as Japan - TEAM PT

Add Japan's Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park to the growing list of inappropriate Pokemon Go-playing venues that includes the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The park commemorates the dropping of the first atomic bomb at the end of World War II, and city officials are hoping ...
  


Stabbing spree in Japan leaves at least 19 dead
26.07.16 11:34 as Japan - TEAM PT

A knife-wielding former employee went on a stabbing rampage at a residential care facility for the disabled in Kanagawa Prefecture west of Tokyo early Tuesday, killing at least 19 people and injuring 26 others, 20 of them seriously, police said.

Police arrested Satoshi Uematsu, 26, who ...
  


Magnitude 5 earthquake shakes buildings in Tokyo, no major damage
16.07.16 22:47 as Japan - TEAM PT

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 struck eastern Japan on Sunday (July 17), Japan’s Meteorological Agency and the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, rattling buildings in Tokyo.
 
The USGS put the epicenter north-west of Tokyo, at a depth of about 44 km. There were ...
  


Japan quakes kill at least 29; rescuers rush to free trapped
16.04.16 01:03 as Japan - By EMILY WANG and MARI YAMAGUCHI

Two powerful earthquakes a day apart shook southwestern Japan, killing at least 29 people and injuring 1,500, as thousands of army troops and other rescuers on Saturday rushed to save scores of trapped residents before the weather turns bad.

The exact number of casualties remained unclear. ...
  



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