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A Tokyo taxi driver was arrested for deliberately driving into a flock of pigeons and killing one, police said Tuesday, reportedly because he was angry that the birds were on the road. Atsushi Ozawa, 50, "used his car to kill a common pigeon, which is not a game animal," in the Japanese capital last month…
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US and Japanese rescuers found five bodies on Monday following the crash of an Osprey military aircraft last week off Japan with eight crew members on board, the US military said. "Today (Monday), the combined Japanese and United States teams... had a breakthrough when their surface ships and dive teams were able to locate remains…
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A French court on Monday opened the appeal trial for a Chilean man who was sentenced to 28 years in prison last year for murdering his Japanese ex-girlfriend, Narumi Kurosaki. The trial opened shortly after 9:00 a.m. (0800 GMT) in the town of Vesoul in eastern France. Nicolas Zepeda spoke French to Judge Francois Arnaud,…
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Japanese great Shinji Ono retired from football at the age of 44 on Sunday, ending a career that saw him become the first player from his country to win a European club trophy.
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Japan on Tuesday for a meeting of G7 foreign ministers set to seek a common line on Gaza as calls mount for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war.
A suspected gunman has taken an unknown number of people hostage inside a post office in Japan, authorities said Tuesday.
Japan's anti-trust watchdog said Monday it is investigating whether Google violated rules by asking smartphone manufacturers for preferential treatment.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has opened the online application for a networking event in Japan.
More than 10 percent of Japanese people have crossed 80 years or older for the first time, new official data showed, as the nation faces a rapidly greying population.
Japan's struggling Prime Minister Fumio Kishida named new foreign and defence ministers on Wednesday in a major reshuffle that raised the number of women in the cabinet to five. Kishida's popularity and his standing within the ruling party have dived since he took office in October 2021, and many voters are not happy with his…
McDonald's Japan, automaker Nissan and beer giant Kirin said Tuesday they were dissociating themselves from Japan's biggest boyband agency following revelations about decades of sex abuse by its late founder. With their dazzling smiles and suave looks, boyband members made famous by Johnny & Associates have long been ubiquitous in TV commercials and posters for…