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Return of the Pumpkin

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An artwork called "Pumpkin" by renowned contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama is seen after its restoration in Naoshima, Kagawa Prefecture, on Tuesday. The sculpture was damaged after being swept into the sea by high winds in a typhoon in August 2021. Read

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Flying green

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All Nippon Airways (ANA) unveils its Green Jet, a special aircraft developed to raise awareness and promote sustainable practices and reduce CO2 emissions, at Haneda airport in Tokyo on Monday. The aircraft features a special material developed by Nikon Corporation, which is expected to have a "shark skin effect" with… Read

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Ready to fly

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SpaceX Crew5 astronauts, from left, NASA astronaut Nicole Mann, Roscosmos cosmonaut Anna Kikina, of Russia, NASA astronaut Josh Cassada and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata wave to news media after arriving at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla, Sunday. The SpaceX launch is scheduled for Wednesday. Read

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Railway line fully reopens after 11 years

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People welcome a Tadami Line train as it pulls into Aizu-Kawaguchi Station on the first day services have been restored to a section of the line after 11 years of disruption, in Kaneyama, Fukushima Prefecture, on Saturday. The line, straddling Fukushima and Niigata prefectures fully reopened Saturday after a 27.6-kilometer… Read

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Season's 1st snow on Mt Fuji

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Photo shows the first snow of the season spotted on the peak of Mt Fuji, the iconic mountain of Japan on the borders of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures. The snow was observed four days later than last year. Read

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Good relations

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Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu waves to audience members as he and Chinese Japanese erhu player Zhang Hina leave the stage at the beginning of an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of normalizing relations of Japan and China, in Tokyo on Thursday. Read

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Royal shake

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Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, left, shakes hands with Emperor Naruhito during their meeting at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Wednesday. Read

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Japan fan

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A Japan supporter laughs during the international friendly soccer match between Japan and Ecuador as part of the Kirin Challenge Cup in Duesseldorf, Germany, on Tuesday night. The game ended in a scoreless draw. Read

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Harris visits Zojoji Temple

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U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to the media during her visit to Zojoji Temple after attending the state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Tuesday. Read

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Dog office

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Yuka Hatagaki cuddles her five-year-old Maltese-poodle cross pet dog Noel as she works at an experimental "dog office," separated from standard working areas and operating on a trial basis until the end of the year, at a building of Fujitsu in Kawasaki. Fujitsu opened the experimental "dog office" in July. After teleworking throughout the… Read

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