North Korean ‘ghost ships’ are washing up on the shores of Japan, prompting questions about why now

7 December 2017 @11:30 | The Washington Post
Many analysts think it’s a reflection of tougher sanctions imposed to punish the regime, with fishermen running out of fuel as they try to meet increasing quotas. continue...


Yes, that’s a monkey grinding on top of a deer
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Burning Passions: Fire in Japanese Sex Service Kills Four, Injures Seven
An investigation into the incident has been launched as firefighters have been battling the fire for...

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3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station
A capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has blasted off for a t...

Hidden gems of 2017: great albums you may have missed
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North Korea threat on agenda when South Korean foreign minister visits Japan
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Japan's drive-through funeral service
Japan's first drive-through funeral service launches.

This company is encouraging employees to take part of their salary in Bitcoin
With cryptocurrency values to continuing to skyrocket , at least one company is going to try to give...