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Tokyo Heat Wave

Tokyo Heat Wave

Toddlers play in the water fountain as the mid-day temperature shoots over 33 degrees Celsius (91.4 degrees Fahrenheit) in Toyosu, Tokyo’s newly-developed waterfront area, on Sunday, July 17, 2011. Heatstroke […]

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Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine

Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine

A group of girls dressed in yukata walk past lanterns during the annual Mitama festival at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on July 15, 2011. There are approximately 3,000 lanterns […]

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Intl. Olympic Committee President Speaks at the FCCJ

Intl. Olympic Committee President Speaks at the FCCJ

Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee, speaks during a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Japan in Tokyo on Thursday, July 14, 2011. The IOC chief […]

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e-Book Expo Tokyo 2011

e-Book Expo Tokyo 2011

Visitors try various types of digital devices to read e-books during the 15th e-Book Expo Tokyo 2011, the worlds largest trade show for e-book device, contents, and technology, concurrently held […]

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Diet Resumes Deliberations

Diet Resumes Deliberations

Using a panel, Nobuteru Ishihara, secretary-general of the opposition Liberal Democratic Party, asks questions to Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan as the stalled Diet session resumes deliberation in the lower […]