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Hakuho in doubt for Kyushu basho after first post-surgery practice

Sumo Oct 31, 2018

Hakuho in doubt for Kyushu basho after first post-surgery practice

Yokozuna Hakuho appears a long shot to take part in next month's Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament after practicing Wednesday for the first time following knee surgery on Oct. 18. The Mongolian wrestler had endoscopic surgery to remove a bone spur in his right knee and ...

Editorials Oct 31, 2018

South Korea court ruling bad news for bilateral ties

The South Korean government, which has said it "respects" the decision of the judiciary while hoping for a future-oriented development of its relations with Japan, should set its position straight and contain any disruptions to bilateral ties.

Fire breaks out in Tokyo's Shibuya as Halloween crowds converge

National Oct 31, 2018

Fire breaks out in Tokyo's Shibuya as Halloween crowds converge

A rooftop fire broke out in Tokyo's crowded Shibuya Ward on Wednesday evening, as revelers flocked to the Halloween mecca for a massive annual street party. Firefighters were working to extinguish the blaze, which occurred at a building near a police box on the area's ...