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WATCH: 9 deer at famed Japan park die after eating plastic bags

2019-07-12 05:41

Nine deer at a famed park in western Japan have died recently after eating plastic bags.

WATCH: Heavy rains in Japan cause landslides and floods

2019-07-06 07:37

Landslides in Kyushu have killed two people.

Japan's whalers bring home first commercial catch in 31 years

2019-07-02 18:22

Two minke whales are brought back to Kushiro port after Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time since 1986.

Whaling ships set sail as Japan resumes commercial hunts

2019-07-01 12:44

Japan began its first commercial whale hunts in more than three decades, brushing aside outrage over its resumption of a practice that conservationists say is cruel and outdated.

WATCH: Japan whaling town hopes to keep tradition alive

2019-06-25 07:52

Japan is set to restart commercial whaling on July 1, a practice banned globally by the International Whaling Commission, after the country said it plans to withdraw from the Commission at the end of the month.

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off coast of Japan

2019-06-18 22:53

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the tremor, which hit 85km northeast of Honshu island.

Japan says reducing carbon emissions is an 'urgent issue'

2019-06-10 10:53

A new report restates the government's goal to increase the proportion of energy it derives from renewable sources.

WATCH: Hyperrealistic masks let owners look like their pets

2019-06-07 08:38

Many often comment on the likeness between an owner and their pet. A company in Tokyo, Japan, pushes that to the extreme, offering custom-made ultra-realistic masks of your pet. WATCH.

Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine

2019-05-28 07:11

A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing.

WATCH: Sumo wrestlers meet match in larger-than-life Trump

2019-05-26 15:07

The big men of Japanese sumo met their match Sunday in the form of an even bigger star: Donald Trump.

 

Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown

2019-07-11 08:20

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system.

Japan orders over a million to evacuate amid torrential rains

2019-07-04 12:13

A total of 1.1 million people in Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures have been ordered to shelters, authorities say.

Whales targeted by Japan face extinction threat

2019-07-02 12:03

One of three species Japan has targeted in resuming commercial whaling Monday is threatened with extinction, and sub-populations of the other two are severely depleted as well, according to experts.

G20 | Democrats visit migrant centres: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-28 05:47

World leaders descend on Osaka for G20 | Democratic hopefuls journey to child migrant camp; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Japan rejects South Korea deal over wartime forced labour

2019-06-20 09:50

Japan has flatly rejected as "unacceptable" a South Korean proposal to set up a joint fund to compensate wartime forced labourers.

WATCH: Japan will start testing the world's fastest bullet train

2019-06-15 11:08

Japan will begin testing the world's fastest Shinkansen bullet-train which is capable of reaching speeds of up to 400 kilometers per hour.

WATCH: Japan's phone to the dead

2019-06-09 14:42

Many have come to use the 'wind phone' after losing family in the tsunami.

Fiat-Renault talks end in blame game as path to deal narrows

2019-06-06 14:49

Fiat Chrysler and the French government have blamed each other for the sudden collapse of talks to combine the Italian-American carmaker with Renault.

Japan mass stabbing | Brexit party success: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-05-28 07:04

Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan | EU Elections final result: Brexit Party win 29 seats in record haul; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH: Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne, ushers in new imperial era

2019-05-01 19:00

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito has formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, a day after his father's historic abdication, and vowed to stand with the people as the country begins a new imperial era.

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