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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Body parts found floating in Tokyo park pond, authorities say; police unclear if crime related - AFP

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Takahama-shi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Japanese court upholds injunction on shutdown of 2 reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power west of Tokyo - Reuters

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Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Japanese media report Tokyo governor has submitted his resignation over political funds scandal - AP

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Line Corporation

Japanese messaging application Line planning dual IPO in Tokyo and New York that could raise $5 billion - Wall Street Journal

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2020 Olympics

IOC says 5 new sports proposed for 2020 Olympics 'would add 18 events and 474 athletes to the Olympic program in Tokyo, without impacting existing sports' - IOC Media

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Korean Air plane fire at Tokyo International Airport, May 27, 2016

Tokyo Fire Department says 19 people injured or felt unwell after Korean Air jet evacuated due to engine fire - AP

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Tokyo International Airport, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Video: Passengers using the emergency slides to evacuate a Korean Air Boeing 777 that suffered an engine fire before takeoff at Haneda Airport in Tokyo - @AJJTokyo

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Korean Air plane fire at Tokyo International Airport, May 27, 2016

Update: Some people may have been injured in evacuation of Korean Air flight in Tokyo, Henada Airport official says; no word on severity or cause of injuries - AP

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Korean Air plane fire at Tokyo International Airport, May 27, 2016

Editor's note: The Korean Air plane that evacuated before takeoff in Tokyo is reported to be Flight KE2708 with scheduled service to Seoul's Gimpo International Airport. Japan's Kyodo News and NHK report that the fire occurred on the left wing or engine of the Boeing 777. All 319 passengers and crew members were safely evacuated, Yonhap News reports. - Jimmy

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Korean Air plane fire at Tokyo International Airport, May 27, 2016

Photo: Fire crews hosing down Korean Air jet's left engine; back of engine appears to show fire damage - @robotopia

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Korean Air plane fire at Tokyo International Airport, May 27, 2016

Update: Korean Air plane evacuated in Tokyo after smoke came from its left engine, Japan's NHK reports - Reuters

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Korean Air plane fire at Tokyo International Airport, May 27, 2016

Video: Korean Air passengers wait on runway after evacuating plane on runway at Tokyo International Airport - @AJJTokyo

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Tokyo International Airport, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Photo: Firefighters douse Korean Air plane on Tokyo runway after report of engine fire, evacuation - @themainichi

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Korean Air plane fire at Tokyo International Airport, May 27, 2016

Korean Air plane catches fire before takeoff at Tokyo International Airport; passengers safely evacuate on runway - YonhapNews

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2020 Olympics

Senior IOC official says allegations of bribery to help Tokyo secure 2020 Olympic bid 'serious,' welcomes dual French and Japanese investigations - AFP

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2020 Olympics

IOC says it will not open parallel inquiry into French investigation of vote-buying tied to Tokyo's winning bid for 2020 Olympics - AP

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earthquakes

Preliminary magnitude 5.7 earthquake, registering lower 5 on Shindo scale, strikes Ibaraki, Japan; no tsunami alert issued - Japan Times

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2020 Olympics

Tokyo 2020 bidding committee say $2 million in payments to son of the disgraced former IAAF president Lamine Diack were 'legitimate consultant's fees' - Reuters

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2020 Olympics

French prosecutors confirm new probe into $2 million in payments associated with Tokyo's successful bid for the 2020 Olympics - AP

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2020 Olympics

French police reportedly investigating €1.3 million ($1.49 million) payment from Tokyo Olympic bid team to account at heart of IAAF scandal - Guardian

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