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A fire engulfed a steel plant in central Japan on Friday, days after a deadly blast hit another plant in the region.
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Nearly 20 years after his brief stay in Japan Arsene Wenger`s influence still echoes, following its rise from a backwater of world football to one of its emerging powers.
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The No 2 man in Japan`s biggest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, was sentenced to six years in prison for having extorted 40 million yen (USD 420,000) from a construction business operator.
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The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity held deliberations on key issues including ratifying the `Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress` and Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety among others.
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The progress in implementing the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress is slow, said a top official of the secretariat of Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
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Central Japan International Airport serving Nagoya held a ceremony on Tuesday at its passenger terminal building to mark the 100 millionth visitor.
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Mexico joins the 46 other countries that have signed the protocol, which must be ratified by the Senate.
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193 countries agreed to protect 17% of land and 10% of oceans so that biodiversity there thrived.
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UN talks aimed at brokering a deal to protect the world`s diminishing natural resources have made little progress, green groups said ahead of the summit`s crucial second phase starting Monday.
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Japan`s hopes of a third successive Asian Champions League title were left hanging by a thread after Nagoya Grampus were thumped 6-2 by Saudi side Al Ittihad.
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