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Backstory: Covering the Carlos Ghosn saga: Japanese "burasagari" and a bit of luck

26 Apr 2019

TOKYO From a 14-hour wait outside Tokyo's main jail on Christmas Day to a momentous photograph filed from the top of a step-ladder, covering the Carlos Ghosn story has mostly been about mastering the art of Japanese stakeout journalism.

Backstory: Covering the Carlos Ghosn saga: Japanese "burasagari" and a bit of luck

25 Apr 2019

TOKYO From a 14-hour wait outside Tokyo's main jail on Christmas Day to a momentous photograph filed from the top of a step-ladder, covering the Carlos Ghosn story has mostly been about mastering the art of Japanese stakeout journalism.

Japan faces 'frequent' disasters as flood toll reaches 200

12 Jul 2018

KURASHIKI, Japan Japan risks more severe weather and must find ways to alleviate disasters, a government spokesman said on Thursday, as intense heat and water shortages raised fear of disease among survivors of last week's floods and landslides. | Video

Japan struggles to get help to victims of worst floods in decades

11 Jul 2018

KURASHIKI, Japan Japan struggled on Tuesday to restore utilities after its worst weather disaster in 36 years killed at least 155 people, with survivors facing health risks from broiling temperatures and a lack of water, while rescuers kept up a grim search for victims. | Video

Japan PM visits flood disaster zone, promises help as new warnings issued

11 Jul 2018

KUMANO, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited flood-stricken parts of Japan on Wednesday as the death toll from the worst weather disaster in 36 years reached 176 and health concerns rose amid scorching heat and the threat of new floods. | Video

Rescuers search for survivors after Japan floods kill at least 126

10 Jul 2018

KURASHIKI, Japan Rescuers in western Japan dug through mud and rubble early on Tuesday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain that began last week unleashed floods and landslides that killed up to 130 people, with dozens missing. | Video

Torrential rains kill at least 88 in western Japan

09 Jul 2018

KURASHIKI, Japan The death toll from torrential rain and landslides in western Japan rose to 88 people early on Monday, with dozens still missing after the rescue of more than 2,000 stranded in the city of Kurashiki. | Video

Tearful Japan fans crushed by last-gasp loss to Belgium

03 Jul 2018

TOKYO Japanese soccer fans fought back tears and wondered what could have been after a last-gasp goal by Belgium crushed their dreams of a historic World Cup quarter-final berth in heartbreaking fashion.

Tearful Japan fans crushed by last-gasp loss to Belgium

03 Jul 2018

TOKYO Japanese soccer fans fought back tears and wondered what could have been after a last-gasp goal by Belgium crushed their dreams of a historic World Cup quarter-final berth in heartbreaking fashion.

Mongolian-born wrestler turned Japanese to get to grips with sumo

19 Jul 2017

NAGOYA, Japan The sound of bodies slapping against each other rocks the stifling sumo "stable" in the Japanese city of Nagoya, as 11 gigantic wrestlers wearing only loincloths take turns throwing each other out of a ring of sand. | Video

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