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Radiation hot spots found at 2020 Olympic torch relay venue

High-level radiation hot spots can be detected at a sports complex in Japan's northeastern Fukushima prefecture, where the 2020 Tokyo Olympics torch relay will kick off next year, according to a report by environmental group Greenpeace.

Yahoo Japan, Line merge to fend off US tech giants

SoftBank founder Masaoyshi Son is trying to orchestrate a $30 billion merger of two Japanese internet companies to build a tech business that can survive in the "winner-takes-all" world of Google and Facebook

Japan's emperor formally enthroned

Japan's Emperor Naruhito has officially proclaimed his enthronement, in a ritual-bound, centuries-old ceremony attended by more than a hundred dignitaries from around the world.