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
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
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.
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.