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Japan floods toll increase to 104; 56 others missing

Japan floods toll increase to 104; 56 others missing

The death toll from devastating floods resulting from torrential rains pounding Japan has increased to 104, with 56 others reported missing, authorities said on Monday.

Jul 09, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Death toll in Japan floods mounts to 85 after record rains

Death toll in Japan floods mounts to 85 after record rains

The death toll from the devastating floods after record rains pounded Japan has increased to 85.

Jul 09, 2018, 10:16 AM IST
38 dead in Japan rains, floods

38 dead in Japan rains, floods

 At least 38 people have died and almost 50 remained missing on Saturday due to torrential rainfall and flooding in southern Japan.

Jul 07, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
Japan executes Aum Shinrikyo cult leader Shoko Asahara

Japan executes Aum Shinrikyo cult leader Shoko Asahara

His hanging was the first execution of any of the 13 cult members on death row for the attack and other crimes.

Jul 06, 2018, 06:51 AM IST
Japan's Princess Ayako announces shock engagement to commoner, set to lose royal status

Japan's Princess Ayako announces shock engagement to commoner, set to lose royal status

In a shocking revelation, Japan's Princess Ayako announced her engagement to a commoner – a move that will cost her the royal status. 

Jul 05, 2018, 00:15 AM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Japanese players, fans politeness in defeat impresses supporters

FIFA World Cup 2018: Japanese players, fans politeness in defeat impresses supporters

Fans around the world on Wednesday were praising the impeccably polite behavior shown by Japanese supporters at the World Cup in Russia, where they cleaned up the stands despite suffering a heartbreaking last-minute defeat.

Jul 04, 2018, 22:56 PM IST
Belgium edge past Japan in 5-goal thriller, face Brazil in FIFA World Cup 2018 quarterfinals

Belgium edge past Japan in 5-goal thriller, face Brazil in FIFA World Cup 2018 quarterfinals

Belgium fought back from two goals down to beat Japan 3-2 with an added-time goal from substitute Nacer Chadli on Monday to set up a World Cup quarter-final with Brazil.

Jul 03, 2018, 01:52 AM IST
Belgium beat Japan 3-2 in FIFA World Cup 2018 pre-quarters, face Brazil next

Belgium beat Japan 3-2 in FIFA World Cup 2018 pre-quarters, face Brazil next

Belgium become the first team to come back from two goals down to win a match in the knockout stages since 1970 (West Germany 3-2 England quarterfinals).

Jul 02, 2018, 23:03 PM IST
Malaysia Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Momota in semifinals, bows out

Malaysia Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Momota in semifinals, bows out

Kidambi Srikanth went down in straight games to in-form Kento Momota of Japan in the semifinals and bowed out of the USD 700,000 Malaysia Open Super World Tour 750 tournament here on Saturday.

Jun 30, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
Japan to buy advanced U.S. radar for missile defence system

Japan to buy advanced U.S. radar for missile defence system

At a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in June, Trump said Abe had pledged to buy "billions and billions of dollars of additional products of all kinds." 

Jun 29, 2018, 13:43 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan vs Poland - See pics

Japan slip through to FIFA World Cup 2018 round of 16 despite losing 0-1 to Poland.

Jun 29, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
Japan slip through to FIFA World Cup 2018 round of 16 despite Poland loss

Japan slip through to FIFA World Cup 2018 round of 16 despite Poland loss

Poland were seeking to restore some pride by eking out a win against Japan and fielded striker Robert Lewandowski in the hope he could break his Russia goal drought.

Jun 28, 2018, 22:25 PM IST
Japan vs Poland FIFA World Cup 2018 live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

Japan vs Poland FIFA World Cup 2018 live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

Japan and Poland will face each other at Volgograd Arena for their final match of opening round in Group H on Thursday.

Jun 28, 2018, 19:01 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan lose 0-1 to Poland but reach last 16

FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan lose 0-1 to Poland but reach last 16

Japan qualify with a better disciplinary record than Senegal (four yellow cards compared to Senegal’s six) after Colombia beat Senegal 1-0 at the Samara Arena. 

Jun 28, 2018, 18:51 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: 2-2 draw between Japan and Senegal leaves Group H wide open

FIFA World Cup 2018: 2-2 draw between Japan and Senegal leaves Group H wide open

Japan twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Senegal in their World Cup Group H encounter on Sunday.

Jun 24, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan vs Senegal live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan vs Senegal live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

Japan and Senegal will face each other on Sunday for FIFA World Cup 2018 Group H match.  

Jun 24, 2018, 19:34 PM IST
Volcano in Japan erupts, spews ash and smoke

Volcano in Japan erupts, spews ash and smoke

Mt. Shinmoe, which straddles both Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures, has seen a series of eruptions since October 2017 when it became particularly active.

Jun 22, 2018, 10:27 AM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Colombia resumes training after the surprise loss to Japan

FIFA World Cup 2018: Colombia resumes training after the surprise loss to Japan

The training session was opened to the media for the first 15 minutes, saw goalkeepers Camilo Vargas and Juan Cuadrado train separately with goalkeeping coach Eduardo Niño.

Jun 21, 2018, 09:32 AM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan create history by beating Colombia 2-1

FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan create history by beating Colombia 2-1

It was sweet revenge for Japan, who were thumped 4-1 by Colombia in Brazil four years ago, but they wasted plenty of chances to kill the game off.

Jun 19, 2018, 20:42 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Spirited Japan floor Colombia 2-1 - As it happened

FIFA World Cup 2018: Spirited Japan floor Colombia 2-1 - As it happened

Yuya Osako scored a perfect header off a brilliant corner steering Japan to a historic 2-1 win over Colombia in the Group H match. 

Jun 19, 2018, 17:02 PM IST

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