In Kobe, Sambi meets her old minister from the Japanese Protestant community in Cologne. Ken Noguri now has a small congregation in Kobe, the port city that was devastation by a major earthquake on 17 January, 1995.
Baseball is so popular in Japan that even the high school championship brings the nation to a standstill. Kai Dambach was in the stands at the Hanshin Koshien Stadium near Kobe this summer to speak with fans and watch the game, and sent this retrospective.
Typhoon Jebi has lashed down on Japan's western coast, bringing some of the most powerful winds and rainfall in a quarter century. Residents in the affected areas, including Kobe and Osaka, have been ordered to evacuate.
Ten people died and hundreds were injured as Japan was hit by one of the strongest typhoons in 25 years. More than 3,000 people were stranded at Kansai International Airport and no one knows when it will open again.
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