23 January 2020, Thursday | 03:49am


Could North Korea Hit Japan with Sarin Nerve Gas Missiles?

Earlier today Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned Parliament that Pyongyang might be able to kill Japan's citizens with poison-tipped missiles.

U.S., Japan in talks to prevent China acquiring Westinghouse: U.S. official

The Vogtle Unit 3 and 4 site, being constructed by primary contactor Westinghouse, a business unit of Toshiba, near Waynesboro, Georgia, U.S. is seen in an aerial photo taken February 2017.

Japan seeks answers in avalanche deaths of seven students and teacher

TOKYO: Investigators pored over a Japanese mountain on Tuesday after a massive avalanche tore through a group of high school students and teachers, killing eight, amid questions about why avalanche warnings were ignored and whether they had proper

Japan earthquake sparks tsunami advisory near Fukushima

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake off north-eastern Japan near Fukushima prefecture has prompted a tsunami advisory.

Japanese ex-soldier blows himself up in park

Firefighters investigating one of the burnt-out cars found after the explosions in Utsunomiya yesterday. A retired soldier killed himself in one of the explosions, which also injured two other men and a teenage boy.PHOTO: KYODO/REUTERS

Japan eyes new land-to-sea missile amid tensions over isles: Report

A group of disputed islands known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China is seen in the East China Sea, on September 2012.PHOTO: REUTERS

At least 15 hurt when Molotov cocktails rain down on Tokyo parade

Fifteen people were injured after a man hurled Molotov cocktails on a Samba parade in Tokyo before hanging himself.

Tokyo governor quits over scandal, second since winning Olympics

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe resigned on Wednesday after coming under fire for misuse of tax money, including spending on family trips and artwork, the latest embarrassment as the Japanese capital prepares to host the 2020 Olympics.

Strong quake in Japan kills at least nine, nuclear plants safe

TOKYO: At least nine people were killed and nearly 1,000 injured after a strong quake hit southwestern Japan, toppling houses and leaving thousands without power, but no problems were reported at nuclear plants in the area.

Hiroshima tunnel fire kills 2, injures nearly 100

At least two people have been killed and nearly 100 others have been injured after a collision sparked a major fire inside a highway tunnel in western Japan, officials say.