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Strong quake jolts Tokyo, surrounding areas

A strong earthquake jolted Tokyo and surrounding areas in eastern Japan on Sunday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage to infrastructure. The magnitude-5.0 quake, which…

Japanese billionaire arrives at space station

A Japanese billionaire arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday (Dec 8), marking Russia's return to space tourism after a decade-long pause that saw the rise of competition from the United States. Online fashion tycoon…

Japan quells fears of Mt Fuji eruption after earthquake

Japanese authorities on Friday (Dec 3) damped down speculation about a possible volcanic eruption at Mount Fuji, the nation's highest peak, after a 4.8-magnitude earthquake sent the topic trending on Twitter. The quake at 6.37am (5.37am…