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1,852 more Japanese war dead laid to rest at Tokyo cemetery

National May 28, 2018

1,852 more Japanese war dead laid to rest at Tokyo cemetery

The remains of an additional 1,852 unidentified Japanese who died during World War II were laid to rest at Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward in a memorial service Monday. Among the remains were those recovered in and brought back from Russia and Iwo ...

Tochinoshin ready to tackle ozeki challenge head on

Sumo May 28, 2018

Tochinoshin ready to tackle ozeki challenge head on

A day after coming up short at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament, Georgian wrestler Tochinoshin said Monday that he is bracing for an even tougher road ahead after he is promoted to ozeki, sumo's second-highest rank. "I think it's going to be really tough. I ...