The Asahi Shimbun Weekly
Destruction of Taishosuji shopping street near JR Shin-Nagata Station is shown through the smartphone app developed by the Kobe city government on December 2, 2013 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. People visiting sites in Kobe's Nagata Ward that...More
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Fireworks explode above the illuminated floats during the Chichibu Yomatsuri, or Chichibu Night Festival on December 3, 2013 in Chichibu, Saitama, Japan. 194,000 visitors enjoy the annual festival.
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The pagoda of Toji temple is lit up with new LED lighting on December 6, 2013 in Kyoto, Japan.
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In this aerial image, Fukuoka City is shrouded in polluted smog on December 6, 2013 in Fukuoka, Japan. Th esmog flows in from China, hitting Kyushu area of Japan.
People walk under illuminated shopping street as a part of the 19th Kobe Luminarie on December 5, 2013 in Kobe, Japan. The annual illumination event, which began in 1995 to commemorate the victims of Hanshin Awaji Great Earthquake,...More
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People admire the Luminarie illuminations as a part of the 19th Kobe Luminarie on December 5, 2013 in Kobe, Japan. The annual illumination event, which began in 1995 to commemorate the victims of Hanshin Awaji Great Earthquake, will be...More
Opposition party lawmakers approach to the Upper House special committee on national security chiar Masaharu Nakagawa (1st L) as the ruling coalition pushed the state secrets protection bill through, at the diet building on December 5,...More
Anti-government protesters clean up the street around the Democracy Monument ahead of the birthday of Thai King Bhumibol Adulydej, on December 4, 2013 in Bongkok, Thailand. Tension between anti-government protesters and police have...More
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Protesters face off with the police officers at the public hearing site which is set up by the upper house committee, on December 4, 2013 in Saitama, Japan. The controversial bill was rammed through the Lower House and now in debate at...More
Sara Takanashi of Japan in action during the training session of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup at Lysgaardsbakkene Ski Jumping Hill on December 4, 2013 in Lillehammer, Norway.