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39 articles published


Australia spots Chinese spy ship near joint military exercises

Asia Pacific Jul 22, 2017

Australia spots Chinese spy ship near joint military exercises

by Jesse Johnson

The Australian Defence Department confirmed reports Saturday that a Chinese spy ship has been operating off the country's northeast coast in the vicinity of joint military exercises involving Australian, U.S., Japanese and other troops. The Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy Type 815 Dongdiao-class auxiliary general intelligence ...

Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client

World Jul 22, 2017

Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client

The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia's FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters show. The documents show that the lawyer, Natalia ...

'Tokyo Geek's Guide': Mapping the epicenter of 'otaku' culture

Books / Reviews Jul 22, 2017

'Tokyo Geek's Guide': Mapping the epicenter of 'otaku' culture

by Kris Kosaka

Anyone on the lookout for "weird Japan" culture, take note. Tokyo Geek's Guide, by Gianni Simone.144 pages TUTTLE, Nonfiction. Around the world, Japan's otaku (geek) culture continues to grow in popularity, boasting a widening variety of nerdy-yet-hip obsessions, from manga and toys to cosplay. Gianni Simone, the Japan ...

Hakuho still on target for 39th Emperor's Cup

Sumo / Basho Reports Jul 22, 2017

Hakuho still on target for 39th Emperor's Cup

Record-breaking yokozuna Hakuho zeroed in on his 39th championship title by easily seeing off ozeki Goeido on Saturday, the penultimate day of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament. The Mongolian, who collected his 1,048th career win on Friday, was in total control at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, ...

Cavs' Irving fired up about 2020 Games

Basketball / NBA Jul 22, 2017

Cavs' Irving fired up about 2020 Games

by Jason Coskrey

Kyrie Irving made his first trip to Japan this week, and the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard already has plans to come back. In the summer of 2020, just in time for the Tokyo Olympics. "I can't wait," Irving said on Friday night, after the Clutch Bucket ...