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Tokyo: Capital and most populous city of Japan
Tokyo, officially the Tokyo Metropolis, is the capital city of Japan and one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of over 14 million residents as of 2023. The Greater Tokyo Area, which includes Tokyo and parts of six neighbouring prefectures, is the most-populous metropolitan area in the world, with 40.8 million residents as of 2023.

'Today's Ukraine could be tomorrow's East Asia': Japan and France agree to bolster cooperation [Video]

'Today's Ukraine could be tomorrow's East Asia': Japan and France agree to bolster cooperation

Tokyo and Paris have agreed to enhance security collaboration in the Indo-Pacific. Euronews discussed the significance of these talks for Tokyo with Maki Kobayashi, spokesperson for the Japanese..

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Massive Recall Follows Discovery of Rat Parts in Japanese Sliced Bread [Video]

Massive Recall Follows Discovery of Rat Parts in Japanese Sliced Bread

Massive Recall Follows , Discovery of Rat Parts, in Japanese Sliced Bread. NBC reports that a brand of sliced bread in Japan has been recalled after rat parts were discovered in the popular product...

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2 Japanese navy helicopters crash in the Pacific Ocean during training, 1 dead | Oneindia [Video]

2 Japanese navy helicopters crash in the Pacific Ocean during training, 1 dead | Oneindia

During a nighttime training flight, two Japanese navy helicopters, each carrying four crew members, crashed in the Pacific Ocean south of Tokyo, possibly colliding with each other, according to the..

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