Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 58km E of Hakodate, Japan
2 year ago
North Korea says it won't denuclearize unless the US removes its troops and nuclear umbrella from South Korea and Japan. DPRK also accused the US and Trump of misleading the world about what was agreed to at the Singapore talks last summer.
KCNA: "Japan, a militarist viper that has been desperate for a wild ambition to launch overseas expansion, effuses venom towards the world, free from 'restraint'Japan's reinvasion is a matter of time."
The cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday approved an increase of Japan's existing order for 42 F-35s to 147 of the aircraft as part of new defense plans that include the development of Tokyo's first post-World War II aircraft carriers.
Russia said on Monday it had built new barracks for troops on a disputed chain of islands near Japan and would build more facilities for armored vehicles
2 year ago
Japan 20 reported injured at explosion in restaurant at Sapporo city
KCNA: "Japan, a defeated country devoid of the right of belligerency andto participate in a war, cried out for the possession of aircraft carriers and goes roughshod for overseas expansionTherefore, it can be said Japan is certainly the most dangerous force of aggression."
KCNA: "Japan is trying to possess aircraft carrier, main force in the modern naval battle, again after the Second World WarJapan is hell-bent on the expansion of the theatre of operation of the 'Self-Defence Forces.'"
2 year ago
DEC 12: JASDF fighters scrambled and intercepted 1x PLAAF Y-9 REG/9211 over the East China Sea near Okinawa
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 7km N of Funaishikawa, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 158km S of Oyama, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 36km E of Iwaki, Japan
2 year ago
Marines identify the F/A-18 pilot killed in the mishap off the coast of Japan this week as Capt. Jahmar F. Resilard, 28. Five Marines are still missing from the KC-130.
: My thoughts and prayers are with the @USMC crew members who were involved in a mid-air collision off the coast of Japan. Thank you to @USForcesJapan for their immediate response and rescue efforts. Whatever you need, we are here for you. @IIIMEF
U.S. officials say 1 of recovered U.S. Marines involved in midair collision off Japan has died. Search continues for 5 missing Marines. 1 Marine previously rescued listed in 'fair' condition.
2nd U.S. Marine rescued following midair collision 200 miles off coast of Japan during aerial refueling, 5 others remain missing: USMC
5 American military members are missing in waters off Japan after 2 U.S. Marine Corps aircraft collided in mid-air and plunged into the ocean
The United States Marine Corps confirms that two Marines have been found. One is in fair condition and the other is being transported to a local hospital for evaluation
The Second crew member found in the waters off the Japanese coast where two U.S. Marine Corps warplanes collided and crashed, Japan's Defense Ministry says.
A Marine F-18 and a C-130 crashed during aerial refueling off Iwakuni, Japan. Both aircraft went into the water. There were five on the C-130 and two on the F-18, condition unknown. Search and rescue is underway - @USMC
The US sailed the guided missile destroyer USS McCampbell Wednesday "in the vicinity of Peter the Great Bay to challenge Russia's excessive maritime claims" in the Sea of Japan(East Sea), according to the US Navy
KCNA: "Japan's bid to be a permanent member nation of the UNSC is aimed at creating an international climate in favor of overseas expansion and reinvasion. The political dwarf Japantries to take the responsible post in the international body. It is a mockeryto mankind."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 53km SSE of Tateyama, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 44km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 23km N of Misawa, Japan
Russia poll by @levada_ru: 17% of Russians polled reportedly support the transfer of South Kuril islands to Japan, up from 4% in 2011
KCNA: "Japan is styling itself as if it were an 'advanced human rights state'Japan would be well advised to solve its own human rights issue including despicable human rights abuses, to begin with, not to take issue with others' non-existent human rights situation."
KCNA: "Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan Sugais a prototype of the immorality and shamelessness of islandersThe misbehavior of the islanders is nothing but a poor wriggle of those who run counter to the trend of the times."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 33km ESE of Hitachi, Japan