News On Japan. The Japan Times Online: News on Japan, Business News, Opinion, Sports, Entertainment and More. In Focus. The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014.
First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early entries with you here, gathered from four categories: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place, and Spontaneous Moments. Earthquake in Japan - Alan Taylor - In Focus. A massive 8.9-magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing dozens of deaths, more than 80 fires, and a 10-meter (33-ft) tsunami along parts of the country's coastline.
Homes were swept away and damage is extensive. As more images of this historic event become available, they will be added below. Foreign Policy - the global magazine of economics, politics, and ideas. Radio Chine Internationale. Homepage. BBC Afrique - Accueil. Gallery View. Through a special agreement with more than 800 newspapers worldwide, the Newseum displays these front pages each day on its website.
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