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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Japan News This Week 31 July 2016

今週の日本

Japan News.
Knife attacker wanted to rid Japan of the disabled, authorities say
New York Times

Tokyo votes for new prefecture governor after scandals
BBC

Japan responds to Brexit shock with record stimulus package
Guardian

Better to holiday at home than endure a resort during the Japanese summer
Japan Times

Introduction to the Taiheiki: The Chronicle of Great Peace
Japan Focus

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Statistics

Homicides per 100,000 people in 34 OECD countries in 2013:

1. Mexico: 18.9
2. Turkey: 4.35
3. Estonia: 4.08
4. USA: 3.82
5. Chile: 3.14
6. Hungary: 2.67
7. Belgium: 1.67
8. Israel*: 1.75
9. Finland: 1.72
10. Canada: 1.44

34. Japan: 0.29

*Israel's data is from 2012.
 
Source: Business Insider

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