It was established in Kyoto in the 1860s according to the yakuza history book Ninkyojuku.
The Kyoto District Court handed down the verdict on March 22.
On the other hand, leaks of methane from natural gas wells could be pushing the U.S. over the Kyoto target for that gas.
city in Japan, from kyo + to, both meaning "capital." Founded 794 as Heionkyo "Capital of Calm and Peace," it also has been known as Miyako and Saikyo. Kyoto Protocol so called because it was initially adopted Dec. 11, 1997, in the Japanese city.