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From TheJournal.ie 24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio Kyoto

24 people killed in suspected arson attack at Japanese animation studio

Dozens of other people have been injured in the fire at the studio in the city of Kyoto.

From The42 Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short One Last Chance

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short

Billy Dardis and his squad will have one last shot at Olympic qualification next year.

From The42 Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad Made The Cut

Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad

The former Shamrock Rovers netminder will join Pep’s side on their tour of Asia.

From TheJournal.ie Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87 J Pop

Johnny Kitagawa, record-breaking producer for 'most number one hits', dies aged 87

Between the years of 1974 and 2010, Kitagawa was responsible for 232 number one singles.

From TheJournal.ie Japan resumes commercial whaling despite extinction fears 30-year Ban

Japan resumes commercial whaling despite extinction fears

The move has drawn widespread criticism.

From TheJournal.ie Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please' G20

Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election, please'

Trump came face to face with Putin for the first time since extensive evidence was found of Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

From The42 'I’m excited about making history': Japanese winger Sasaki joins Cabinteely Sign Him Up This post contains videos

'I’m excited about making history': Japanese winger Sasaki joins Cabinteely

The 23-year-old moved to Ireland last year and has played club football in Germany and Paraguay before.

From TheJournal.ie Osaka closes red light district and drafts in quick-flushing toilets for arrival of G20 Playing Host

Osaka closes red light district and drafts in quick-flushing toilets for arrival of G20

The Japanese city prides itself as having a different outlook to much of the rest of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine Osaka

Brazilian soldier travelling on military plane to G20 summit arrested with 39kg of cocaine

The soldier was arrested when the plane made a stopover in Spain.

From The42 Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals Late Late Show This post contains videos

Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals

Lieke Martens scored the crucial spot-kick to put the Netherlands into the last eight.

From TheJournal.ie A slug has been blamed for delaying thousands of train passengers in Japan Snail's Pace

A slug has been blamed for delaying thousands of train passengers in Japan

26 trains in the country were cancelled as a result of the slug on 30 May.

From The42 Luis Suarez rues mistakes as Japan secure point against Uruguay Regrets

Luis Suarez rues mistakes as Japan secure point against Uruguay

The forward reflected on his side’s entertaining draw against the Asian outfit as ‘bittersweet’ and wants to see the mistakes corrected.

From The42 'For six weeks I felt worse than I ever have before' - Sanchez relieved to find form for Chile Escape

'For six weeks I felt worse than I ever have before' - Sanchez relieved to find form for Chile

The Manchester United attacker bounced back to have a hand in two goals as his side strolled to victory over Japan in Sao Paulo.

From The42 Japan captain Leitch 'quietly confident' as he faces World Cup pool with Ireland Pool A

Japan captain Leitch 'quietly confident' as he faces World Cup pool with Ireland

‘Once we get out of (the pool) we’ve either got New Zealand or South Africa, and we’re not going to lay down for them either.’

From The42 Argentina earn first-ever World Cup point in 2019 tournament's first goalless draw Scenes This post contains videos

Argentina earn first-ever World Cup point in 2019 tournament's first goalless draw

They held 2011 winners and 2015 finalists Japan at the Parc des Princes, and recorded a huge result.

From TheJournal.ie White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit Old Rival

White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit

Trump denied any knowledge of a directive to cover up the ship’s name, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

From The42 Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris Hiccups

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris

Women’s top seed Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to reach the second round.

From The42 Uncapped Kleyn and Haley included in Ireland's World Cup training squad CONFIRMED

Uncapped Kleyn and Haley included in Ireland's World Cup training squad

Dave Kearney is among those called back into the national squad by Joe Schmidt.

From TheJournal.ie Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan Kawasaki

Girl (12) and man (39) die following mass stabbing incident in Japan

Over a dozen people were injured, and there was no immediate motive for the attack.

From The42 Japan on Sexton's mind with Schmidt set to name wider World Cup squad World Cup

Japan on Sexton's mind with Schmidt set to name wider World Cup squad

The Leinster out-half will move back into Ireland mode after leaving Leinster in a happy place.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests Donald Trump

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests

The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.

From The42 Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad Options

Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad

Gregor Townsend has omitted Richie Gray but he could still come into the mix.

From TheJournal.ie Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years Historic

Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years

His son Naruhito is now preparing to take the Chrysanthemum Throne.

From TheJournal.ie Japan court grants ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail at €4 million Bail

Japan court grants ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail at €4 million

Prosecutors quickly appealed the court’s decision, delaying his immediate release.

From TheJournal.ie 'Smallest' boy who was born the same weight as an apple set to leave Japanese hospital Japan

'Smallest' boy who was born the same weight as an apple set to leave Japanese hospital

Ryusuke Sekiya was just 258g when he was born last October.

From TheJournal.ie 116-year-old woman in Japan declared world's oldest person Guinness World Record

116-year-old woman in Japan declared world's oldest person

Kane Tanaka was born on 2 January 1903.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail at €7.8 million in Japan Nissan

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail at €7.8 million in Japan

Ghosn was arrested on 19 November over suspicions of financial misconduct.

From TheJournal.ie Japan probe lands 300 million km away in hunt for clues to origin of life Ideal Touchdown

Japan probe lands 300 million km away in hunt for clues to origin of life

Meanwhile, Israel began a mission to make its first Moon landing.

From The42 'It's in everyone's minds' - Former All Black Nonu dreaming of World Cup comeback One Step At A Time

'It's in everyone's minds' - Former All Black Nonu dreaming of World Cup comeback

The 36-year-old says he needs to prove himself with the Auckland Blues first.

From TheJournal.ie Nissan confirms new car model will not be built in Sunderland factory Brexit

Nissan confirms new car model will not be built in Sunderland factory

The car giant announced in 2016 that it planned to build the model at its plant in Sunderland.

From The42 Record-breaking bicycle kick helps Qatar claim a first-ever Asian Cup The Maroons

Record-breaking bicycle kick helps Qatar claim a first-ever Asian Cup

The 2022 World Cup hosts handed Japan a 3-1 defeat in Abu Dhabi, with Almoez Ali scoring nine goals at the tournament.

From The42 'I went my own way' - Queiroz ends eight-year spell with Iran after Asian Cup exit Out The Gap

'I went my own way' - Queiroz ends eight-year spell with Iran after Asian Cup exit

After seeing his side beaten 3-0 by Japan in the semi-final, the former United number two announced his departure.

From The42 Rugby World Cup boss planning for typhoons, quakes in disaster-prone Japan Threat

Rugby World Cup boss planning for typhoons, quakes in disaster-prone Japan

The country is especially vulnerable to extreme weather in September, when the tournament will be in full swing.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn tell court he was 'wrongly accused and unfairly detained' Carlos Ghosn

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn tell court he was 'wrongly accused and unfairly detained'

Ghosn was arrested in November on suspicion of under-declaring his income by some €38 million between 2010 and 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish Top Dollar

Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish

Unsurprisingly, the price tag is a new record.

From The42 'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well' RWC19

'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well'

A very different adventure awaits rugby supporters at the World Cup in Japan later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again Hunting

Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again

The International Whaling Commission, established in 1946 to conserve and manage the world’s whale and cetacean population, introduced a moratorium on commercial whaling in 1986.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct

Ghosn has been charged with under-declaring his income by some €38 million.

From TheJournal.ie Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan US Marines

Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan

One crew member has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition.

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