TOKYO: The Japanese island of Okinoshima and associated sites in the Munakata Region in the Fukuoka prefecture have been given World Heritage status at the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held in Poland on Sunday (Jul 9).
People who were stranded and rescued by helicopter following heavy rain in southwestern Japan, arrive in the city of Asakura, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo on July 7, 2017. — Reuters pic
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