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Australian Open

Anisimova stuns Osaka as Nadal sends title warning

Defending champion Naomi Osaka was dumped out of the Australian Open in the third round on Friday by unseeded American Amanda Anisimova to open up the draw for title favourite Ashleigh Barty

 Japan's Naomi Osaka reacts as she plays against Amanda Anisimova of the US during their women's singles match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on 21 January, 2022

'World first' hydrogen shipment set to leave Australia for Japan

A state-of-the-art liquid hydrogen tanker readied for loading in Australia Friday ahead of shipment to Japan, in what Canberra described as a "world first" trial of the technology

'World first' hydrogen shipment set to leave Australia for Japan

US, Japan leaders to talk Covid, security in virtual meet

US president Joe Biden and Japanese prime Minister Fumio Kishida will meet virtually Friday, 21 January, to discuss bilateral ties as well as security in the Pacific region, the White House said.

US president Biden, Japanese PM Kishida to meet virtually on 21 Jan to discuss Covid, Quad

Two Japanese girls to stay with mother till 23 January: SC

The appellate division on Monday ruled that the two children of Bangladeshi-American Imran Sharif will stay with their mother Japanese citizen Nakano Erico as of 23 January

Two Japanese girls to stay with mother till 23 January: SC

Champions Trophy Hockey

South Korea clinch title beating Japan 4-2 in tiebreaker

South Korea emerged as the new king of the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy beating Japan by 4-2 goals in a tiebreaker at Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Wednesday

South Korean Hockey players celebrate after winning the he five-nation Hero Men’s Asian Champions Trophy Hockey’ 2021 in Dhaka on 22 December, 2021

Japanese space tourists return to Earth after 12 days on ISS

A Japanese billionaire returned to Earth Monday, after 12 days spent on the International Space Station where he made videos about performing mundane tasks in space including brushing teeth and going ...

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is helped to disembark from a helicopter as he arrives at Zhezkazgan airport after returning from the International Space Station (ISS) on the Soyuz MS-20 space capsule, in Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, December 20, 2021

Potential suspect critical after Japan clinic fire kills 24: reports

A man seen by police as a potential suspect in a deadly fire at a Japanese mental health clinic was in a critical condition on Saturday, reports said, a day after the blaze claimed 24 lives

Firefighters use a plastic sheet to cover the windows of an office building, where a fire broke out in Osaka on 17 December, 2021

27 feared dead in building fire in Japan’s Osaka

Twenty-seven people were feared dead after a blaze swept through a commercial building housing a mental health clinic in the Japanese city of Osaka on Friday, as reports said police considered arson ...

Firefighters use a plastic sheet to cover the windows of an office building, where a fire broke out in Osaka on 17 December,2021

Japan, UK donates over 8.6m vaccines to Bangladesh

The Governments of Japan and the United Kingdom (UK) today donated over 8.6 million AstraZeneca vaccines to Bangladesh Government under the COVAX arrangement

Vials of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine

Quad is very much for real: Indian foreign minister

On the activities of the new grouping of India, the US, Israel and the UAE, Jaishankar said, that some part of it will be tech-focused

Indian external affairs minister S Jaishankar speaks at the inaugural India-Russia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in New Delhi on 6 December 2021
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