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Airport staffs bow as a container carrying the bodies of victim Hitoshi Yokota at Guam mass stabbing unloaded at Narita International Airport on February 18, 2013 in Narita, Chiba, Japan. A 21-year-old man was arrested for killing two...More
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A topless protester is taken away by police officers at a polling station where former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was casting his vote on February 24, 2013 in Milan, Italy. Three half-naked protesters with 'Basta...More
Thousands fill St. Peter's Square as Pope Benedict XVI gives his last Angelus noon prayer at his final Sunday blessing before step down on February 24, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Pontiff will hold his last weekly public...More
A female participant tries to lift 90-kilogram rice cake during Mochi-Age 'rice cake lifting' as a part of Godai-Rikison Ninno-ue festival at Daigoji Temple on February 23, 2013 in Kyoto, Japan. 92 participants compete how long they...More
Japanese semiconductor maker Kyocera new President Goro Yamaguchi (R) and President Tetsuo Kuba listens during a press conference on February 21, 2013 in Kyoto, Japan. Yamaguchi is officially appointed as president on April 1.
Visitors take photographs with the snow wall at Sukayu hot spring area on February 21, 2013 in Aomori, Japan. 515 centimeters of snow fall is observed at 1 p.m, breaks the former record of 502 centimeters in 1979.
Visitors look up the snow wall at Sukayu hot spring area on February 21, 2013 in Aomori, Japan. 515 centimeters of snow fall is observed at 1 p.m, breaks the former record of 502 centimeters in 1979.
In this aerial image, Japanese cedar pollen blown by northwest wind scatter, forming a yellowish cloud over the area on February 20, 2013 in Munakata, Fukuoka, Japan. The dispersion and hay fever season arrives in Japan.
The Huffington Post CEO Jimmy Maymann addresses during the Social Media Week at Hamarikyu Asahi Hall on February 20, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.
Electric signs of a service station displays over 150 Japanese yen per liter for gasoline on February 20, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. The soar continues due to lower yen and hike in crude oil prices.