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The thing that struck me about Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose's Muslim-slurring remarks (May 1 front-page article Inose apologizes for slurring Muslims ) is his apparent clueless obliviousness. Of course, there's nothing surprising in that because Japanese
Members of Tokyo's Muslim community meet for Friday prayer at the city's largest mosque, the Tokyo Camii, in the Turkish Culture Center in Shibuya.
Two weeks ago, Tokyo Governor Naoki Inose gave an interview to the New York Times in which he violated International Olympic Committee rules by publicly bad-mouthing Istanbul and Madrid, the Japanese capital's two rivals to host the 2020 games...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he would be "the first to applaud" if Istanbul is chosen to host the 2020 Olympics...Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency quoted Abe during his visit to Turkey on Friday. Abe appeared to be trying to make amends
The International Olympic Committee said Wednesday that Tokyo will not be penalized for Gov. Naoki Inose's disparaging comments about Istanbul's bid for the 2020 Olympics. We wrote to Tokyo 2020 to remind them of the rules of conduct and this
The governor of Tokyo apologised to the Muslim world yesterday after saying Islamic countries have nothing in common but Allah and fighting with each other. Naoki Inose, whose city is bidding for the 2020 Olympic Games, was forced into the climbdown
The perpetrators of deadly violence last week in China's Xinjiang region held secret Quran study sessions and possessed extremist religious literature, authorities said Tuesday, accusations likely to be used by Beijing as justification for its strict
Organizers of Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Olympics reiterated their commitment to IOC rules Monday after the city's governor was quoted making critical comments about rival candidate Istanbul. Tokyo 2020 fully respects and adheres to the IOC guidelines
Organizers of Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Olympics have reiterated their commitment to the IOC's guidelines for candidate cities amid reports that Tokyo governor Naoki Inose may have violated bidding rules by commenting on Istanbul, a rival in the
Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose expressed his hope Monday in New York to start a 24-hour bus service between Shibuya and Roppongi by the end of this year, a Tokyo Metropolitan Government official said. Inose was referring to a proposal by private-sector