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Amir to attend Japanese emperor's enthronement on Tuesday

Amir to attend Japanese emperor's enthronement on Tuesday

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Tokyo on Monday to participate in the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito of Japan.

Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest

Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest

South Korean forces began two days of expanded drills on Sunday around an island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo only days after Seoul said it would scrap an intelligence-sharing pact ...

Japanese martial art Kendo attracts many enthusiasts

Japanese martial art Kendo attracts many enthusiasts

The traditional Japanese martial art of Kendo has attracted many people to the Doha Kendo Club’s event held during Aspire Zone Foundation’s (AZF) National Sport Day (NSD) celebrations on Tuesday.

US, Japanese pair win 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

US, Japanese pair win 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

Two immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research that has revolutionised the treatment of cancer, the jury said on Monday.

Video appears to show missing Japanese journalist pleading for help

Video appears to show missing Japanese journalist pleading for help

A Japanese freelance journalist being held by militants in Syria appeared to surface on video published by Japanese media on Wednesday, pleading for help after three years in captivity, the government said.

Baby banned from Japanese municipal assembly

Baby banned from Japanese municipal assembly

A baby brought into a Japanese municipal assembly chamber by his lawmaker mother was promptly ejected because his presence was against the rules, an official said.

Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to death for killing three partners

Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to death for killing three partners

The Kyoto District Court sentenced Chisako Kakehi to death. Her defence team had pleaded she was not guilty, due to a lack of physical evidence.

Nissan unveils new electric car in bid to drive off competition

Nissan unveils new electric car in bid to drive off competition

The second-generation Nissan Leaf has a potential range of 400 kilometres between charges, compared with 250 kilometres for its previous version.

Fourth tourist dies on Great Barrier Reef in weeks

Fourth tourist dies on Great Barrier Reef in weeks

A 75-year-old Japanese tourist died snorkeling on Australia's Great Barrier Reef on Wednesday, the fourth tourist to die on the reef in the past few weeks, it was reported.

Self-driving bus unveiled in Tokyo

Self-driving bus unveiled in Tokyo

Japanese technology firm DeNA Co. showcased its first self-driving bus in Tokyo on Thursday, unveiling a vehicle that runs on electricity and can carry 12 passengers.

Families of Japanese victims head to Dhaka in shock after attack

Families of Japanese victims head to Dhaka in shock after attack

The families of seven Japanese killed by Islamist militants in Bangladesh prepared yesterday

Japanese boy found safe after forest ordeal

Japanese boy found safe after forest ordeal

A seven-year-old Japanese boy was found alive yesterday nearly a week after his parents left him in a bear-inhabited ...