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Japan cult ends stand-off

Members of a mysterious cult who have been engaged in a stand-off with police on a mountain road in central Japan have finally moved on to an unknown destination. The group, which calls itself the Pana Wave Laboratory, initially refused to move until the end of this week. Members insisted they were caring for a seriously ill woman believed to be their leader. But their caravan of vehicles began pulling out of Thursday, after police searched their vehicles on suspicion they had broken traffic laws, said a spokesman for the prefectural police in Gifu. The cult, whose members are clad entirely in white, is reported to believe that the world will be devastated on 15 May by natural disasters, caused by a reversal of the magnetic pole. The group has reportedly been on the move across Japan for the last 10 years. Full Story

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