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38 articles published/printed


Turks honor Japanese hero

Oct 07, 2013

Turks honor Japanese hero

A park commemorating a Japanese aid worker who died there while helping Turkish victims of a major earthquake in 2011 opened Saturday in the suburbs of Istanbul. Atsushi Miyazaki, who was a member of the nonprofit Association for Aid and Relief, Japan, was in ...

Indian film tackles rape crisis

Oct 07, 2013

Indian film tackles rape crisis

As India debates how to halt a rising tide of violence against women, two filmmakers are tackling the subject head-on with a Bollywood movie called “Kill the Rapist?” The film was inspired by the fatal gang rape of a student in the capital, New ...

Top Italian cheese-maker gives VIP treatment to its animals

Oct 07, 2013

Top Italian cheese-maker gives VIP treatment to its animals

A line forms for rubdowns as jazz piano tinkles out of the speakers. Some of the best buffalo mozzarella in the world starts with in-stable VIP treatment. Ducky, Sweety and Lady lumber toward the sound system, attracted to the smooth Keith Jarrett licks at ...

Unique ginkgoes are living fossils

Oct 07, 2013

Unique ginkgoes are living fossils

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This fall, the fan-shaped leaves of the ginkgo tree will turn a golden yellow, and in the silence of the night, the tree will offer a little arboreal tremor and drop its entire canopy in a total release of its unique and primal foliage. ...

Oct 07, 2013

Japan must go green

Japan's government must take a sober view of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report in light of the nation's receding efforts to fight global warming in recent years. apan's government must take a sober view of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ...

Top seed Del Potro beats Raonic to win tense Japan Open final

Oct 07, 2013

Top seed Del Potro beats Raonic to win tense Japan Open final

No. 1 seed Juan Martin del Potro won his third title of the season with a two-set victory over Milos Raonic in a nail-biting Japan Open final on Sunday. Del Potro, a last-minute fill-in for injured Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, defeated the third-seeded Raonic ...

Okubo brace sends Frontale past Reysol

Oct 07, 2013

Okubo brace sends Frontale past Reysol

J. League leading scorer Yoshito Okubo scored twice to pile more misery on Kashiwa Reysol on Sunday, helping Kawasaki Frontale to a 3-1 win in a potential dress rehearsal for next month’s Nabisco Cup final. Kashiwa was badly in need of a tonic after ...

Lions close gap on second place

Oct 07, 2013

Lions close gap on second place

Shogo Akiyama’s two-out, two-run single overturned a one-run deficit in the seventh inning and the Seibu Lions held on to defeat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4-3 on Sunday. The Lions’ seventh-straight victory moved the team to within a half game of the Chiba ...

Oct 07, 2013

Williams provides spark as Takamatsu beats Fukuoka

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Away from the bright lights in the big city, big man Paul Williams honed his skills at St. Bonaventure University in upstate New York. The institute of higher learning is located in Allegany, a town in the Empire State’s western region. And it’s been ...