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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, JP

Police raid Toyota headquarters in connection with executive's arrest for alleged drug offenses, Asahi newspaper reports - @Reuters

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, JP

More: Earthquake was approximately 552 miles south of Tokyo and was magnitude 6.3 - @USGS

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Powerful earthquake hits off island south of Tokyo; officials say no danger of tsunami - @AP

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South East Asia

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se meets Japanese counterpart on 1st visit to Tokyo - @AFP

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World War II

Foreign ministers from Japan and South Korea hold rare meeting in Tokyo on eve of 50th anniversary since their countries normalized relations - @AP

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Photo: Activity seen at Japan's Asama volcano northwest of Tokyo - @SputnikInt

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, JP

Decomposed body found in a suitcase at a Tokyo railway station was that of an elderly woman - @AP

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Tokyo Station, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, JP

Worker at Japan's Tokyo Station finds decomposed body inside abandoned suitcase - @AP

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Asian stocks uneven as hopes for Greek bailout welcomed by some regional markets and Tokyo shares gain - @AP


Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, JP

Video: Fire at a parking garage next to Meguro railway station in Japan's capital Tokyo - tkmr_tys on Instagram

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air travel

Canadian woman gives birth unexpectedly onboard Air Canada flight to Tokyo - @AFP

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Japanese authorities raise volcanic alert for Mount Hakone, a popular tourist spot southwest of Tokyo, anticipating possible small eruption - @kyodonewsintl

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Police arrest man over drone landing at Japanese prime minister's office - @Reuters

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Photo: Drone with radioactive sign lands on roof of Japanese prime minister's office - @Reuters

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Japanese authorities investigating after small drone lands on roof of Prime Minister Abe's office; local media reports small camera, something resembling flare on drone - @AP

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Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, JP

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sends religious offerings to Tokyo shrine that honors convicted World War II leaders among its war dead - @AP

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, JP

Japan Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Tokyo after mid-air engine shutdown - @Reuters

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Tokyo's Shibuya Ward adopts ordinance to recognize same-sex unions as being 'equivalent to marriage' - @japantimes

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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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