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#Japan

# japan - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage Ransom Demands

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.

# japan - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Japan scrambles to verify footage of Islamic State hostage execution Ransom

Japan scrambles to verify footage of Islamic State hostage execution

It is not yet clear whether the video shows two kidnapped Japanese hostages.

# japan - Friday 23 January, 2015

Shinji Kagawa’s struggles continue as he misses decisive penalty in big Asian Cup upset

Japan, the reigning holders, suffered shoot-out defeat to United Arab Emirates.

# japan - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No toilet paper? Call the police. Vending machine took your money? Call the police. Frivolous

# japan - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two brothers arrested in India over rape of Japanese tourist

Two brothers arrested in India over rape of Japanese tourist

She was reportedly held captive for almost three weeks and repeatedly raped.

# japan - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Like Bond films? You might like to visit the derelict island from Skyfall 007

Like Bond films? You might like to visit the derelict island from Skyfall

Hashima, off Japan, is full of ghostly skeletal buildings from its heyday as a mining town where 5,000 people once lived.

# japan - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland wanted to sell water to Saudi Arabia for $5 a barrel in the 1980s We Have What You Need

Ireland wanted to sell water to Saudi Arabia for $5 a barrel in the 1980s

There was one problem… Japan also wanted to.

# japan - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japanese artist facing charges after making kayak in the shape of her vagina Art

Japanese artist facing charges after making kayak in the shape of her vagina

Megumi Igarashi raised funds online to pay for a genital-shaped kayak.

# japan - Friday 19 December, 2014

The world’s oldest footballer has signed a contract extension

He made his debut 28 years ago.

# japan - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie McDonald’s is having to ration fries in Japan Fry Day

McDonald’s is having to ration fries in Japan

Customers have been restricted to small portions of fries.

# japan - Monday 15 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This cat’s goofy sleeping face is you on a Monday morning Setsu-chan

# japan - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This guy’s gift wrapping skills are far superior to your paltry efforts All Wrapped Up

This guy’s gift wrapping skills are far superior to your paltry efforts

Two gifts wrapped in 28 seconds. TWENTY-EIGHT SECONDS.

# japan - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Japan is literally running out of chips, and planning emergency supplies by airlift Chips Ahoy

Japan is literally running out of chips, and planning emergency supplies by airlift

Supplies of delicious fries – which have to be imported from the US – are dwindling.

# japan - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The hotel that acts as a wind instrument Thar She Blows

The hotel that acts as a wind instrument

A lakeside location and an Aeolian harp inspires this meditative space in Japan.

# japan - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘No damage to any nuclear power stations’ after strong quake hits Japan 6.2 Magnitude

‘No damage to any nuclear power stations’ after strong quake hits Japan

Five people are feared trapped in collapsed buildings.

# japan - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Millionairess ‘black widow’ suspected of killing husband Japan

Millionairess ‘black widow’ suspected of killing husband

The woman, Chisako Kakehi, denies any involvement in the deaths.

# japan - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Attn. ‘smartphone zombies’: Looking at your phone on the move cuts your vision by 95% Eyes In Front Please

# japan - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Is Xavi about to become big in Japan?

FC Tokyo are reportedly eyeing up the Barcelona star.

# japan - Friday 24 October, 2014

Japan win race to host new Super Rugby franchise

The JRFU has beaten off competition from Singapore to become the preferred candidate for the 18th team.

# japan - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous Wanderlust

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

# japan - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki WWII

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.

# japan - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is what a massive typhoon looks like from space Cloud At Last

This is what a massive typhoon looks like from space

Southern Japanese islands are being battered by the Typhoon Vongfong.

# japan - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japan’s sozzled salarymen: corporate samurai turning into a lost tribe Foot Soldiers

Japan’s sozzled salarymen: corporate samurai turning into a lost tribe

Regular 12-hour days followed by compulsory corporate boozing with clients: meet the

# japan - Friday 10 October, 2014

IRFU ready to embrace men’s 7s with 2020 Olympics in target

TheScore.ie has learned that plans are in place to launch a men’s sevens team from 2015 onwards.

# japan - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the “revolutionary” LED lamp Inventions

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the “revolutionary” LED lamp

The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.

# japan - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted Japan This post contains videos

This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted

The death toll has reached 48 people.

# japan - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie First deaths confirmed following Mount Ontake eruption Japan

First deaths confirmed following Mount Ontake eruption

Four people out of the 31 people who had been found in cardiac arrest near the peak were confirmed dead.

From TheJournal.ie More than 30 feared dead in Japan as volcano continues to erupt Mount Ontake

More than 30 feared dead in Japan as volcano continues to erupt

Official say 45 to 49 hikers sheltered overnight in cabins on the mountain.

# japan - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Amazing video captured by Japanese hikers running for cover as volcano erupts Pacific Ring Of Fire

Amazing video captured by Japanese hikers running for cover as volcano erupts

At least eleven hikers were injured when Mount Ontake started spewing ash and smoke.

# japan - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Having trouble scrolling on your giant new iPhone 6? Buy a ‘thumb extender’ All Thumbs

# japan - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Butterfly lands on flautist’s face mid-performance and she barely even blinks Butterfly Fly Away

# japan - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This ‘boob squeezing’ game for Oculus Rift has got to be a new low for humanity How About No

# japan - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No nukes are good nukes: former Japanese PM’s advice to Ireland Clean Energy

No nukes are good nukes: former Japanese PM’s advice to Ireland

Ex-PM Naoto Kan says nuclear power should be consigned to the history books after Fukushima disaster.

From TheJournal.ie Forget bomb shelters, ‘tsunami survival capsules’ could be the new thing in Japan Brainwave

Forget bomb shelters, ‘tsunami survival capsules’ could be the new thing in Japan

The spherical capsules are designed to deflect debris strikes.

# japan - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This huge swarm of fluffy bunnies is either your biggest dream or worst nightmare Rabbiting On

# japan - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock Voyager

Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock

Hayabusa-2 will be flung into space on a rocket for a mammoth four year voyage.

# japan - Friday 22 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from catastrophic Hiroshima landslides could double Japan

Death toll from catastrophic Hiroshima landslides could double

The search for survivors was suspended today over concerns of fresh landfalls at the disaster site.

# japan - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two of the oldest people in the world now live in Japan Guinness World Record

Two of the oldest people in the world now live in Japan

Sakari Momoi, a former high school principal born on February 5, 1903 is now recognised as the world’s oldest man.

# japan - Monday 18 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone added Japanese-style animation to the Love/Hate finale, and it suddenly makes sense Super Saiyan Style

# japan - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’m still mourning the soul of my late buddy. I’m sorry for letting him die alone’ World War II

‘I’m still mourning the soul of my late buddy. I’m sorry for letting him die alone’

Kamikaze pilots in Japan are trying to tell younger people what they did was not ‘cool’.

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