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Self-Defense Forces Day at Asaka Base

Self-Defense Forces Day at Asaka Base

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wearing formal attire inspects the troops during the Self-Defense Forces Day at Asaka Base in Saitama on Sunday, October 23, 2016. (All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) According […]

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Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

(Photo by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Japan’s microbiologist Yoshinori Ohsumi won Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries in cell recycling system known as autophagy. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe […]

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Table Tennis couple Ai Fukuhara and Chiang Hung-chieh wed

Table Tennis couple Ai Fukuhara and Chiang Hung-chieh wed

Japanese Table Tennis player Ai Fukuhara attends a press conference to formerly announce her marriage to Taiwanese husband Chiang Hung-chieh in Tokyo, Japan. (Photos by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT) The table […]

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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 […]