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Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown

World / Politics Jul 28, 2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown

Russian police rounded up more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent times against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin's tight grip on power. The detentions came around a protest to demand that opposition members ...

National Jul 28, 2019

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes off Mie Prefecture

An earthquake registering a magnitude 6.5 struck off the coast of Mie Prefecture around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, the Meteorological Agency reported. Occurring at a depth of 420 km, the quake was still felt in the Kanto area, where it registered a 3 on the Japanese ...

A happy end for Panjuro, the little powerhouse

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Jul 28, 2019

A happy end for Panjuro, the little powerhouse

The attention-loving Panjuro, who was first featured here in October 2017, has found a home in Osaka with Yuka Mori (pictured here) and her father, Seiki Mori. The Moris, who had also adopted their previous dog from ARK, lavish Panjuro with all the attention they ...

Takanori Nagase grabs gold at Zagreb Grand Prix

More Sports / Judo Jul 28, 2019

Takanori Nagase grabs gold at Zagreb Grand Prix

Takanori Nagase won the gold medal in the men's 81-kg division at the Zagreb Grand Prix on Saturday, the second day of the three-day judo competition in the Croatian capital. Nagase, a former world champion and bronze medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics, scored an ...

Japanese relay teams secure berths for Tokyo Olympics

More Sports / Swimming Jul 28, 2019

Japanese relay teams secure berths for Tokyo Olympics

Japan qualified for both the men's and women's 4x100-meter medley relay swimming event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by advancing to their respective finals at the world championships on Sunday. Japan finished third overall in the men's heats and eighth overall in the women's heats. ...