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Emperor Akihito expresses his thoughts on abdication in pre-arranged video message

Emperor Akihito expresses his thoughts on abdication in pre-arranged video message

August 8, 2016, Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito addresses to the nation, expressing his thoughts on abdication in a video message from the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Monday, August […]

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Brexit shockwaves hit Japan

Brexit shockwaves hit Japan

A miniature toy model of Queen Elizabeth II and a British European Union passport on June 23, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. British voters opted to leave the EU after votes […]

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Snoopy Museum Tokyo opens

Snoopy Museum Tokyo opens

Various statues of Snoopy on display at the entrance of the Snoopy Museum Tokyo in Roppongi on April 21, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. (All photos and video by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/NipponNews.net) […]

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Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day

Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day

Firefighters participate in a training exercise at Nagoya Castle in Nagoya, Japan on January 26th, 2016. (All Photos by Ben Weller/AFLO) Over its 400 year history various parts of the […]

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Tokyo annual fire fighting drill

Tokyo annual fire fighting drill

Tokyo Firefighters’ New Year drill on January 6, 2016, Tokyo, Japan. Firefighters demonstrate their firefighting and rescue techniques during an annual New Year’s review of the Tokyo Fire Department on […]