March 12, 2013
KHAN YUNIS, Gaza Strip--A thousand local children gathered in southern Gaza Strip and flew kites on March 11 to commemorate the victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake and...
April 22, 2012
SADO, Niigata Prefecture--In a wildlife incident that Environment Ministry officials say is "unheard of," a bird of prey took over a nest of crested ibises here, apparently to...
January 01, 2012
A huge traditional kite emblazoned with a glowing rising sun from tsunami-hit Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, is on display at Tokyo Midtown.
November 18, 2011
A couple in Kita-Kyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, plan to make 600 kites decorated with images of dragons ahead of the start of 2012, the year of the dragon in the oriental zodiac.
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