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49 articles published


World Sep 4, 2018

Israel signals it could launch attack on Iranian weaponry in Iraq

Israel on Monday signaled it could attack suspected Iranian military assets in Iraq, as it has done with scores of airstrikes in war-torn Syria. Citing Iranian, Iraqi and Western sources, Reuters reported last week that Iran had transferred short-range ballistic missiles to Shiite allies in ...

'Qiu Zhijie Living Writing'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Sep 4, 2018

'Qiu Zhijie Living Writing'

by Yukari Tanaka

Sept. 8-March 3, 2019 Born in Fujian Province and now based in Beijing, artist, writer, critic and curator Qiu Zhijie explores the universal and primordial question of human existence using traditional Chinese calligraphy, photography and video. His dramatic multimedia works are largely influenced by his formative ...

'Treasures of Buddhist Art'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Sep 4, 2018

'Treasures of Buddhist Art'

by Yukari Tanaka

Sept. 8-Oct. 14 With its roots in India, Buddhism came to Japan via monks traveling on the Silk Road trade route in the 5th century. As it flourished in East Asia, Buddhist artworks also proliferated with statues and paintings now admired by both the religious ...

Takeya Nakamura powers Lions past Fighters

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 4, 2018

Takeya Nakamura powers Lions past Fighters

Takeya Nakamura drove in three runs on three hits, including his 24th homer of the season, as the Seibu Lions beat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 7-3 in the Pacific League on Tuesday night. The PL-leading Lions forced the Fighters to go deep into their ...