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# japan - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Widespread flooding in southern Japan has led to 50 deaths

Soldiers, police and rescue workers have been searching for survivors in riverside towns.

# japan - Monday 6 July, 2020

From The42 Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby Japan

Ex-Scotland captain Laidlaw the latest to sign up for Japanese club rugby

The 34-year-old was a popular figure at last year’s World Cup in Japan.

# japan - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan

The floods in Kumamoto region have caused serious damage.

# japan - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan

More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate.

# japan - Monday 22 June, 2020

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

It was known as a ‘ring of fire’ because the moon covered most, but not all, of the sun

# japan - Monday 25 May, 2020

From The42 England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan Sayonara

England lock George Kruis signs for Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan

The 30-year-old will leave Saracens after 12 years with the club.

# japan - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

From The42 Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move Departure

Scarlets confirm Wales centre Parkes' exit ahead of expected Japan move

The 32-year-old will be ineligible for the Welsh if he heads abroad.

# japan - Sunday 19 April, 2020

From The42 38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement Goat

38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement

The legendary former All Blacks out-half helped the Kobelco Steelers to the Top League title in 2018

# japan - Monday 6 April, 2020

From The42 Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that Big In Japan

Virus scrapped your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that

Organisers have offered up two apps to allow participants to complete the marathons alone, tracked online.

# japan - Monday 16 March, 2020

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to death

The court ruled that the former employee of the facility deserved no leniency.

# japan - Monday 9 March, 2020

From The42 Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested Core Values

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested

A player from the Hino Red Dolphins was arrested for alleged cocaine use.

# japan - Friday 28 February, 2020

British man who had been on board quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship dies from Covid-19

He is the first British person to have died from the coronavirus.

# japan - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Japan closes schools across the country to stop spread of Covid-19

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he has asked schools to remain closed until spring holidays begin in late March.

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

# japan - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Coronavirus cruise ship passengers arrive back in the UK

The passengers will now go into quarantine in Wirral.

# japan - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Two Diamond Princess passengers die as Britain announces repatriation flight

Both passengers, who were in their 80s, were taken off the ship last week and were being treated in hospital.

# japan - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Passengers start to leave cruise ship in Japan as coronavirus quarantine ends

Two Irish citizens who were on the cruise ship tested positive for coronavirus.

# japan - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Two Irish citizens test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan

The couple are understood to have tested positive for Covid-19 a number of days ago.

'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says

The Diamond Princess ship docked in Japan has more than 450 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

# japan - Saturday 15 February, 2020

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Washington will send a plane to Japan for the evacuation tomorrow.

From The42 'It's something new, something very different... I thought it would be cool to be part of' Irish Abroad

'It's something new, something very different... I thought it would be cool to be part of'

Former Munster and Pau back row Paddy Butler has joined Japanese club Yamaha Júbilo.

# japan - Friday 14 February, 2020

Cruise passengers land in Cambodia after two weeks at sea over coronavirus fears

Another ship began letting passengers over the age of 80 off the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# japan - Thursday 13 February, 2020

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

China has reported 1,367 deaths among 52,526 cases on the mainland

# japan - Friday 7 February, 2020

At least 61 people on cruise ship off Japan coast test positive for coronavirus

Passengers on the ship have been asked to stay inside their cabins to prevent new infections.

# japan - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

At least 10 people infected with coronavirus on board Japan cruise ship

Tests are being carried out on samples taken from 273 of the 3,711 people on board.

# japan - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Coronavirus latest: Japan, EU, US and South Korea to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

All cases had involved people who had been in or near Wuhan, but Japan and Germany have now reported human-to-human cases.

# japan - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Carlos Ghosn escape: Lebanon receives Interpol wanted notice for Nissan ex-chairman who fled Japan

Carlos Ghosn, formerly a giant of the motor industry, faced charges of financial misconduct.

# japan - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Authorities left dumbfounded after ex-Nissan boss flees Japan to Lebanon while awaiting trial

Carlos Ghosn, formerly a giant of the motor industry, faced charges of financial misconduct.

# japan - Sunday 29 December, 2019

'Best, clearest, latest state-of-the-art binoculars in the world' for Haughey during Japan visit

Naturally, as Taoiseach, Haughey was given two free pairs.

Seven bodies found on suspected North Korean 'ghost ship' in Japan

Three bodies with heads, two heads without bodies and two bodies without heads were discovered.

# japan - Friday 27 December, 2019

From The42 'Everyone's path is different, I wouldn't do it any other way... it makes me the person I am' Fards

'Everyone's path is different, I wouldn't do it any other way... it makes me the person I am'

Leinster man Scott Fardy on what drew him to the province and why he enjoys life in Dublin.

# japan - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Japan executes Chinese man convicted of 2003 murder - the first foreigner executed in 10 years

Wei Wei was executed in a detention centre in Fukuoka.

# japan - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Japanese reporter wins damages in high-profile #MeToo rape case against TV journalist

Official figures show that only 4% of women report rape to police.

# japan - Saturday 30 November, 2019

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

The isolated state also called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the “most stupid man ever known in history”.

# japan - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki

Thousands of Japanese people came out in heavy rain to hear the pope speak.

# japan - Monday 18 November, 2019

From The42 Joseph to take Japan to next Rugby World Cup, ruling out All Blacks role Re-signed

Joseph to take Japan to next Rugby World Cup, ruling out All Blacks role

The Kiwi led the Brave Blossoms to their first World Cup quarter-final last month.

# japan - Monday 4 November, 2019

From The42 Sayonara, Japan! Curtain comes down on a memorable World Cup Arigatou

Sayonara, Japan! Curtain comes down on a memorable World Cup

The Brave Blossoms’ stunning exploits were a real highlight over the past seven weeks.

# japan - Saturday 2 November, 2019

From The42 'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus Hope

'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus explains how his team embraced any pressure at the World Cup.

From The42 Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks Preview

Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks

Rassie Erasmus’ South Africans will back themselves to match the English power in Yokohama.

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