Fushimi Inari-Taisha, Japan's most iconic shrine - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comFushimi Inari-Taisha, Japan's most iconic shrineAljazeera.comKyoto, Japan – The orange gates, known as "torii", of the Fushimi Inari-Taisha shrine are one of Japan's most iconic landmarks. Overlooking the former capital city of Kyoto from Inari Mountain, they dot the landscape, attracting…

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Scientists from Japan, Canada win Nobel Prize in Physics - CNN

CNNScientists from Japan, Canada win Nobel Prize in PhysicsCNN"The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 recognizes Takaaki Kajita in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald in Canada, for their key contributions to the experiments which demonstrated that neutrinos change identities," the Nobel Committee's statement said.Nobel Prize…

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Japan Commemorates 70th Anniversary of World War II - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalJapan Commemorates 70th Anniversary of World War IIWall Street JournalTOKYO—Japanese Emperor Akihito expressed “deep remorse” over World War II at a memorial service, deviating from his customary script in what could be seen as a veiled reproach toward Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative policies. For…

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Women's World Cup quarterfinal preview: Japan vs Australia - NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comWomen's World Cup quarterfinal preview: Japan vs AustraliaNBCSports.comJapan – Aya Sameshima: Clearly recovered from the knee injury that cost her the 2014 NWSL season with the Dash, Sameshima has been effective getting forward and helping Japan's attack while still locking things down defensively on the…

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