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24 injured as Typhoon Jongdari traverses west Japan

National Jul 29, 2018

24 injured as Typhoon Jongdari traverses west Japan

A weakening Typhoon Jongdari traveled over the southernmost main island of Kyushu after passing over western parts of Honshu on Sunday, in its wake leaving at least 24 people injured and causing extreme heat in the Hokuriku region along the Sea of Japan. However, no ...

Japanese men turn to parasols to ward off intense summer heat

National Jul 29, 2018

Japanese men turn to parasols to ward off intense summer heat

Parasols — accessories normally associated with women trying to protect their skin from the sun — are proving increasingly popular with men as the nation grapples with one of its hottest summers ever. Parasols have been attracting attention in recent years, but this summer sales ...

Muslim survivors of Indian massacre shaken by citizenship test

Asia Pacific Jul 29, 2018

Muslim survivors of Indian massacre shaken by citizenship test

Thirty-six years after losing his parents, sister and a 4-year-old daughter in one of India's worst sectarian massacres, Abdul Suban is still trying to prove he is a citizen of the Hindu-majority nation. Suban is one of hundreds of thousands of Bengali-speaking Muslims categorized as ...