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Global leaders pay tribute to late IAEA chief Yukiya Amano

National Jul 23, 2019

Global leaders pay tribute to late IAEA chief Yukiya Amano

The secretary-general of the United Nations joined other global leaders in praising Yukiya Amano, the late chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency who for a decade led the agency and was extensively involved in negotiations over Iran's nuclear program and the cleanup of ...

Editorials Jul 23, 2019

Tehran ups the ante again

With tensions mounting and ample opportunities for miscalculation, every diplomatic channel must be operating and explored.

Capturing Haruki Murakami's 'eccentric atmosphere'

Stage Jul 23, 2019

Capturing Haruki Murakami's 'eccentric atmosphere'

by Yukari Tanaka

"As a university student, I never even imagined that I could be an actor. Because, to me, they only existed on screen," says Yuki Furukawa. Now a well-established actor, Furukawa is largely known for his portrayal of Naoki Irie in "Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo," ...

Chelsea outplays Barcelona in Rakuten Cup opener

Soccer Jul 23, 2019

Chelsea outplays Barcelona in Rakuten Cup opener

by Dan Orlowitz

A confident Chelsea overcame a depleted Barcelona side to win 2-1 on Tuesday in the opening game of the inaugural Rakuten Cup. The friendly at Saitama Stadium was touted as the first-ever meeting between two European clubs in Japan when it was announced in March. ...

Astros blast past Athletics on Apollo 11 night

Baseball / MLB Jul 23, 2019

Astros blast past Athletics on Apollo 11 night

On the night the Houston Astros celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by NASA's Apollo 11, the number 11 factored prominently into a lopsided win over the Oakland Athletics. Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli ...