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University Students Translate Testimony By A-Bomb Survivor Into English
Offbeat  (tags: war, death, humanrights, hibakusha, atomic bombings, hiroshima, Japan, translation, university students )

Naoko
- 8 days ago - mainichi.jp
In the lectures, the students learned of the process leading to developing atomic bombs and dropping them on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as the fact that many hibakusha are still suffering from the after-effects of radiation exposure.
Is This the Cutest Place on Earth? Tourists Can Walk With Six Breeds of Foxes and Even Feed Them in Japanese Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: Foxes, fox sanctuary, Japan, offbeat )

Scooby
- 23 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
With their little faces looking up to the camera, six breeds of foxes stand patiently awaiting their lunch.
New Hotel Opening Up in Japan Will Be Operated By Robots
Science & Tech  (tags: hotel, japan, staff, roids, actroids, robots )

Angela
- 24 days ago - examiner.com
If you decide to visit Japan this summer and choose to stay at the Hen na Hotel, you may be surprised to see robots, or more specifically, androids running the place. This is because,this new hotel is going to be operated by Androids or Actroids
Fox Village in Japan Is Probably the Cutest Place on Earth
Offbeat  (tags: foxes, Japan, Sanctuary )

Lone
- 25 days ago - boredpanda.com
foxes in Japan are considered to be sly tricksters. However, some in Japan also believe them to have mystical powers or that hey are messengers of Inari Okami,
Japan's Fox Village Is Like, 'OMFG Foxes!'
Offbeat  (tags: fox village, sanctuary, japan, foxes )

Angela
- 25 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
At Zao Fox Village in Japan's Miyagi Prefecture, the foxes run wild. Well, maybe not wild wild. The fox village is a sanctuary for about 100 free-roaming foxes, according to Kotaku East.
Japan: Petition: Stop the Slaughter & Captivity
Animals  (tags: japan, slaughter, captivity, dolphins, animal cruelty, petition, marine mammals )

Scooby
- 27 days ago - savejapandolphins.org
Dolphins are being slaughtered in Japan. They are being enslaved in captive facilities everywhere. It is sad, but true.
Isil Murder Japanese Hostage Kenji Goto VIDEO
World  (tags: ISIS, hostages, Japan, murder, beheading, journalist )

Beatrice
- 30 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Isil militants have murdered Kenji Goto, the second Japanese hostage to be killed in a week. The death of Mr Goto, a journalist, came within days of the slaughter of Haruna Yukawa and triggered condemnation from worldwide leaders
Isis Sets Sunset Deadline for Jordan to Free Bomber and Save Hostage
World  (tags: ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, Jordan, Japan, violence, terrorism, Human Rights, hostages, ethics, freedoms, government, middle-east, news, politics, humans, Human Rights )

CarrieSic
- 33 days ago - theguardian.com
Islamic State has set a deadline of sunset on Thursday for the release of a failed suicide bomber after Jordan agreed to free her in return for a Jordanian pilot being held hostage by the group. The fate of the Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ...
Deal For ISIS Hostages In Limbo
World  (tags: ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, hostages, Japan, Jordan, terrorism, politics, interesting, government, violence, ethics, news )

CarrieSic
- 33 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The self-proclaimed Islamic State appears to have reached a deal that could spare the life of a Jordanian pilot it had threatened to kill in a matter of hours, Jordan's information minister said on state television on Wednesday. The deal could also ...
Monkey Named 'Six' Wins Beauty Pageant in Japanese Zoo
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, zoo, Japan, monkey, beauty pageant, photos )

Giana
- 35 days ago - news.discovery.com
When zoo visitors and online voters went to the polls last December to vote for the best-looking male monkey at Japan's Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden, a handsome 16-year-old named Six took home the prize.
Alleged ISIS Video Claims Japanese Hostage Haruna Yukawa Was Executed, Issues New Demand
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, Japan, Haruna Yukawa, death, sadness, politics, middle-east, news, freedoms )

CarrieSic
- 38 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Members of the Islamic State militant group circulated an online video on Saturday claiming they have executed Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. The Japanese government is trying to verify the video, Japanese state TV said.
ISIS Gives Japan 72 Hours to Save Hostages
World  (tags: middle-east, ISIS, Japan, hostages, beheadings Asia threat )

Barbara
- 42 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Japanese men become latest hostages in pre-beheading video, the first time ISIS has threatened Asia instead of the West.
Abstinence on Rise as Nearly Half of Japanese Report No Sex
Offbeat  (tags: family, children, abstinence, low birthrate, Japan, sex )

Naoko
- 43 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Talk about a low birthrate. Increasing numbers of married couples and others are choosing to go without sex.
Japan Unveils Designs For First Underwater City, And We're In Awe
Science & Tech  (tags: design, concept, NewTechnology, underwater city, japan )

Angela
- 47 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A Japanese architecture firm has unveiled renderings of what would be the world's first underwater city, which the firm says could be constructed as early as 2035. The massive, spherical structure measures more than four football fields in length, and its
Egyptian Sumo Star Osunaarashi Focuses on Wrestling His Way to the Top
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, Japan, sumo wrestling, Osunaarashi, egypt )

Naoko
- 51 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Kintaro Osunaarashi, whose real name is Abdelrahman Ahmed Shaalan, was raised in the suburbs of Giza, a city southwest of Cairo that's home to the famed ancient pyramids.
 

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