An art exhibit in honor of Elvis Presley is shown at the candlelit vigil in Graceland, which commemorates his death 42 years ago on Thursday in Memphis, Tennessee. Photo: AP

Elvis fans perform ceremony on 42 anniversary of artist's death

Elvis Presley fans carrying lighted candles on Tennessee night are visiting the grave of rock 'n' icon

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A ceremony marking the 74 anniversary of the US bombing of Nagasaki is held in front of the Peace Statue on Friday morning. Photo: KYODO

Nagasaki Marks 74 Anniversary of Atomic Bombing

Nagasaki marked the 74 anniversary on Friday of the American bombing of the city in World War II, with the mayor

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Three women selected as the first generation Nara City Concierge to promote the charms of the former capital (Provided by Nara City Tourism Association)

“Miss Nara”: Title Adopts Milder Name to Include Men

“Miss Nara”, the title of the work of official representatives to promote the charms of the old capital since 1989, disappeared in

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The paintings in the main hall of Kokujoji Temple in Tsubame, Niigata Prefecture, represent five historical figures enjoying a bath. (Photo: Asahi | Yamato Iizuka)

Niigata Temple artwork draws visitors and wrath of the city

Brightly colored paintings of historical - and naked - male figures brought much-needed visitors and backgrounds to a

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Aichi Triennale's opening ceremony was held in front of the artwork of Mexican artist Pia Camil, “Front Curtain”, at Higashi Ward, Nagoya, on 1 August. (Photo: Asahi | Noboru Tomura)

Aichi Triennale Art Festival Opens with Works by 90 Groups

Art aficionados who want a "fix" will be happy over the next two and a half months with the opening

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