An aerial view from a Jiji Press helicopter shows a ship that collided with a breakwater due to strong winds caused by typhoon Jebi in Nishinomiya city, Hyogo prefecture on Wednesday.
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Engineers track progress of construction at a Toyota plant in Kentucky in 1986. It was one of several factories built in the 1980s by Japanese automakers in the U.S. as a result of voluntary limits on Japanese auto exports.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (from left), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and European Council President Donald Tusk conclude their news conference at the Japan-EU summit on Tuesday in Tokyo.
In Shoko Asahara's eight-year trial, he spoke incoherently and never explained the motive for the attacks or acknowledged responsibility. He is seen here in 1989 in Bonn, Germany.
Asteroid Ryugu, photographed on June 26 by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft, was the Japanese mission's destination. The craft will travel alongside the asteroid for 18 months.
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Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso speaks during the Governor's Seminar on the second day of the 51st Asian Development Bank Friday, on Friday in suburban Mandaluyong city, northeast of Manila, Philippines.
The Coke logo is seen on the door of the Coca-Cola Ebina plant in the Kanagawa Prefecture, near Tokyo, in 2016. Coca-Cola is planning to launch its first alcoholic drink, in Japan.
Nao Kodaira of Japan hugs Sang-Hwa Lee of Korea after Kodaira beat Lee in the 500m speed skating finals. The two have finished within fractions of a second of each other for years and are constantly compared to one another.
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