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Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel in Tokyo: Facing World War II atrocities key to international reconciliation - @AP

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Anchorage, AK, US

Medical emergency diverts Tokyo-Los Angeles Delta flight to Anchorage for passenger dropoff - @Ch2KTUU

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Duke of Cambridge visits Japan, China, 2015

Photo: The Duke of Cambridge passes under the iconic Rainbow bridge in Tokyo - @KensingtonRoyal

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Duke of Cambridge visits Japan, China, 2015

The Duke of Cambridge arrives in Japan's capital Tokyo for royal visit - @KensingtonRoyal

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earthquakes

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake recorded near Tokyo - Japan Meteorological Agency

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crime & courts

Top court upholds Japanese man's death sentence for stabbing rampage - @AFPTokyo

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Speaking shortly after presumed prisoner swap deadline set by Islamic State militants had passed, mother of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto tells media, 'My emotions are all over the place' - @Reuters

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American Airlines

American Airlines says 4 passengers and 1 crew member are being evaluated at local hospitals after flight diverted to Tokyo due to turbulence; none of the injuries are life-threatening - @NBCNews

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American Airlines

More: American Airlines Flight #AA280 being diverted to Narita Airport in Tokyo after 14 passengers injured by turbulence - @weatherchannel

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American Airlines

American Airlines Flight 280 en route from Seoul to Dallas is diverting to Narita airport due to severe turbulence; unconfirmed reports of injuries on board - @NBCNews

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2020 Olympics

IOC approves flexible sports program, baseball and softball could return for Tokyo Olympics - @AP

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Japan

Japanese artist who made a kayak modeled on her own vagina was arrested in Japan, police say - @AFP

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Japan

5 people feared trapped under collapsed houses following 6.2 magnitude quake centered near Omachi, Japan - @smh

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Japan war shrine visits

Japanese cabinet member visits Tokyo war shrine day after PM Shinzo Abe angered China and South Korea by sending ritual offering to same shrine - @Reuters

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Japan war shrine visits

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sends ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine to war dead, triggering criticism from China and South Korea - @Reuters

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Phanfone

Typhoon Phanfone lashes Tokyo with heavy rains, 100mph winds - @NBCNews

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Phanfone

43-mph gusts reported at Narita Airport east of Tokyo as Typhoon Phanfone approaches - @twc_hurricane

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markets

Tokyo's Nikkei stock index closes at highest level since 2007 - @AFP

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, JP

Buildings reportedly shake in Tokyo in magnitude 5.6 earthquake - @AFP

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Japan

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake hits near Tokyo, Japan; no immediate tsunami threat - @USGS

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