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Japanese Fishermen Vow 'to Never Stop' Hunting Dolphins
World  (tags: Animals, Japan )

Rosie
- 11 days ago - rt.com
Yoshifumi Kai, for a fishermen's cooperative told reporters that, "We will never stop it" and that they will continue hunting despite calls from animal protection groups. They claim they haven't broken any rules and vow to pass their hunting skills down.
Japan to Resume Whale Hunt in Antarctic This Year
World  (tags: Animals, Ecology, Japan )

Rosie
- 12 days ago - rt.com
Tokyo is to resume whale hunting in the Southern Ocean this year, despite disapproval by the International Whaling Commission. It's chief whaling negotiator says world debate on whether Japan should be killing whales has gone from science to politics.
Manhattan Project Engineer Says Nagasaki Bombing Was Overly Hasty
World  (tags: war, usa, Japan, Manhattan Project, nuclear weapons, Hiroshima, Nagasaki )

Naoko
- 24 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
The United States "could have waited" before A-bombing Nagasaki, given that the Japanese government was in turmoil from the destruction of Hiroshima and the war might have ended without the second city's destruction.
Tens of Thousands Call for 'Okinawa Without US Bases'
World  (tags: World, War & Peace, Japan, People Power, US Military )

Judy
- 48 days ago - commondreams.org
'We have to remove the risks of exposing Okinawa to war again,' says 86-year-old island resident
Isil Murder Japanese Hostage Kenji Goto VIDEO
World  (tags: ISIS, hostages, Japan, murder, beheading, journalist )

Beatrice
- 154 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 )

Carrie
- 156 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 )

Carrie
- 157 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 ...
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 )

Carrie
- 161 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.
31 Feared Dead on Mt. Ontake
World  (tags: death, disaster, Mt. Ontake, Japan, Volcanic Eruption )

Naoko
- 279 days ago - the-japan-news.com
NAGANO (Jiji Press) -- A total of 31 climbers are believed to have died near the peak of Mt. Ontake, which erupted Saturday, the Nagano prefectural police department said Sunday.
Central Japan Volcano Mt. Ontake Erupts During Climbing Season
World  (tags: Volcanic Eruption, Japan, Mt. Ontake, danger )

Naoko
- 280 days ago - mainichi.jp
Mt. Ontake, a central Japan volcano popular with tourists particularly in the fall, erupted without warning just before noon Saturday, burying at least four people in ash and leaving several others unconscious.
The World's 25 Strangest Drinking Customs ~INFOGRAPHIC
World  (tags: world, culture, society, family, drinking customs, interesting, humans, news, Australia, Japan, India, Asia, Africa, Europe )

Carrie
- 302 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
No matter how many historical monuments you visit while traveling, or works of art you fawn over, you'll never understand the people and their culture until you drink with them. But, before you clink glasses with your new friends,you might want to take...
Dengue Outbreak Affects at Least 22 in Japan
World  (tags: world, Japan, health, medicine, death )

Alexandra
- 305 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Dengue fever is a disease spread to humans by mosquito bites, and is caused by one of four types of dengue viruses. It can cause severe flu-like symptoms and in severe cases can be fatal.
Japan Braces for Onslaught of 'Super Typhoon' Neoguri
World  (tags: weather, Japan, Typhoon Neoguri, warning, news, humans )

Carrie
- 362 days ago - rawstory.com
Super Typhoon Neoguri is bearing down on Japan's Ryuku Islands, a string of more than 100 islands that make up the southernmost part of the Japanese archipelago. The storm's path could take it will very close to the biggest of the islands, Okinawa.
Amazon Japan Doubles Its Goat Force
World  (tags: Japan, animals, humans, weed eating, lawn mowing, society, interesting, news, world )

Carrie
- 377 days ago - modernfarmer.com
The goats' presence is meant to soothe workers's spirits. During breaks, employees can visit the goats and "be healed if you look at the sight of adult goats and kids weeding together" -- and who wouldn't?
Fukushima Disaster Still A Global Nightmare - Via Eco Watch
World  (tags: World, Fukushima disaster, Nuclear Power, Japan, Article )

Victoria
- 395 days ago - ecowatch.com
Three years after the nuclear disaster on 11.03.2011, an ice wall will be built at the site, as at least 300 tons of heavily contaminated water still pours daily into the Pacific. Japanese judges have ruled Japan will not continue with nuclear power.
 

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