N Korea nuclear test would meet ‘unprecedented’ response: US, Japan, S. Korea

The United States, Japan and South Korea warned Wednesday that a North Korean nuclear test would warrant an "unprecedentedly strong response", vowing unity after a blitz of missile launches from the hermit state.

Following talks in Tokyo, the three nations' deputy foreign ministers said they would ramp up their deterrence in the region.

Olympic champ Mete Gazoz nabs bronze medal in world cup

Olympic gold medalist recurve archer Mete Gazoz has won the bronze medal in the 2022 World Cup Final held in Mexico's Tlaxcala.

In the finals, the last of this year's open-air archery activities, eight athletes who were qualified for direct participation or thanks to points they earned during the year competed.

Çavuşoğlu to represent Türkiye in Queen’s funeral

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has announced that he will be representing his country at the funeral of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19.

"I will visit the U.K. capital, London, on Monday and participate [in the funeral of the Queen] as a representative of Türkiye," he said on Sept. 14.

Japanese bath houses find new ways to stay afloat

Just before it opens each afternoon, elderly residents gather outside one of Tokyo's last remaining old-style bath houses carrying flannels, soap and shampoo for their regular soak.

With its communal naked tubs, bright mural of Mount Fuji and sliding wooden entrance under a pointed roof, Inariyu is a classic example of a Japanese public bath, or sento.

Third gold for Garnbret at European Championships

Munich – Janja Garnbret won gold in the new boulder & lead event on Wednesday, her third consecutive gold medal at the European Championships in Munich. Another Slovenian, Mia Krampl, finished in second place.

Garnbret left nothing to chance as she dominated both the boulder and the lead events: there were 200 points available in both events and she took home 199.9 points.