Japan Knife Attack
2 months ago
0 Comments for this article

19 killed in stabbing attack near Tokyo

A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired.
japan military
3 months ago
0 Comments for this article

Japan, US agree to narrow definition of workers on US bases

Japan and the U.S. announced Tuesday that they will reduce the number of civilians working on American military bases who receive immunity from Japanese prosecution, a step toward addressing outrage on Okinawa over a recent murder case on the island involving a Marine-turned-contractor.
Photo: MGN
4 months ago
0 Comments for this article

US sailors in Japan banned from drinking, Navy says

The U.S. Navy has issued a drinking ban on all sailors stationed in Japan following a car accident this weekend where a U.S. sailor was suspected of drunk driving.
Photo: MGN
4 months ago
0 Comments for this article

Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima Friday

President Obama will travel to Hiroshima Friday, becoming the first American president to visit the city where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb during World War II.
(Photo: Pete Souza / The White House / MGN)
5 months ago
0 Comments for this article

Obama to pay historic visit to Hiroshima this month

President Barack Obama will travel to Hiroshima this month in the first visit by a sitting American president to the site where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb.
Photo: MGN Online
6 months ago
0 Comments for this article

Japan quakes death toll up to 32 as rains cause rescue fears

Japan dispatched 20,000 army troops and other rescuers to find and save residents trapped under rubble from two earthquakes that struck the country in two days, killing at least 32 and injuring more than 1,500.
earthquake
6 months ago
0 Comments for this article

Tsunami warning lifted, new quake hits southern Japan

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 has struck southern Japan, barely 24 hours after a deadly quake hit the same region.
japanese_flag.jpg
6 months ago
0 Comments for this article

Girl rescued after escaping from 2-year confinement

Japanese police have caught a 23-year-old man wanted for allegedly abducting a teenage girl who escaped and ran for freedom a day earlier after being held captive in his apartment for nearly two years. Police said Monday that the girl, now aged 15, escaped from suspect Kabu Terauchi's apartment in downtown Tokyo on Sunday while he was out shopping and called home from a pay phone. She disappeared two years ago from her hometown in Saitama, near Tokyo.
Hiroshima bomb
1 year ago
0 Comments for this article

Survivor talks about life after the bomb dropped

August 6, 2015 marks 70 years since the United States unleashed an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Tens of thousands were killed instantly. Many more died from the radioactive fallout.
NC official: Japanese trip will pay dividends
2 years ago
0 Comments for this article

NC official: Japanese trip will pay dividends

North Carolina's top economic development official says the state is aggressively trying to land a foreign automaker. As part of the plan, Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker visited Japan last week where she met with business interests.