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Water woes

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A member of a civic group holds a sign demanding the withdrawal of the Japanese government's decision to release treated radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the sea, near a building which houses the Japanese Embassy, in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday. Read

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Protected passengers

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Passengers wearing personal protection equipment (PPE) are escorted by an airline company employee at Narita international airport on Tuesday. Read

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Guard duty

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A security guard stands in front of a fence at the athletes' village to be used during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games on Monday. Read

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Side by side

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Spectators watch Japan's Naomi Osaka playing Romania's Patricia Maria Tig during their first round match of the French open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris on Sunday. Osaka won 6-4, 7-6 (4). Read

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Moon watchers

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People gather to watch a total lunar eclipse at a park in Kawasaki, near Tokyo, on Wednesday. Read

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Ready to roll

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Vehicles for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are parked at Tsukiji Depot in Tokyo on Tuesday. The depot will house and manage vehicles related to the Tokyo Games. Read

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Sumo arena used for vaccinations

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Elderly residents of Sumida Ward sit in box seats after receiving their first dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at the Ryogoku Kokugikan sporting arena, in Tokyo on Monday. The arena, mainly used for sumo wrestling tournaments, is being used as temporary inoculation venue for local residents aged over 65. Read

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Stop terrorism

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A poster by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department on a subway station wall asks the public for help in the fight against terrorism. Read

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Nothing to see

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The Toho Cinemas complex at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo remains closed during the state of emergency in place until May 31. Read

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Sanja Matsuri

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Shinto priests and shrine maidens attend a ritual during the Sanja Matsuri, one of Tokyo's biggest traditional festivals, held without spectators for the second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic, at a shrine in Asakusa in Tokyo on Saturday. Read

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