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Japan unlikely to take up nuclear arms, expert says

Japan is unlikely to develop nuclear weapons to counter the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons capability, a Japanese security specialist said last week in Taipei. Yuki Tatsumi, director of the Japan Program at the Stimson Center, a Washington think tank, said Japan will not go down that road for ...

Three die as fire razes aging Akita apartment building

Aug 22, 2017

Three die as fire razes aging Akita apartment building

At least three people were killed and two others remain unaccounted for after a fire engulfed an apartment building in Yokote, Akita Prefecture, early Tuesday, police and firefighters said. Ten of the two-story wooden building's 25 residents were injured in the fire that started around ...