President Trump has recently mused to confidants about withdrawing from a postwar defense treaty with Japan, sources say

Map. History of Japan conflict

19 July 2019
President Trump has recently mused to confidants about withdrawing from a postwar defense treaty with Japan, sources say
3 week ago
[email protected]: China gets 91% of its Oil from the Straight, Japan 62%, and many other countries likewise. So why are we protecting the shipping lanes for other countries (many years) for zero compensation. All of these countries should be protecting their own ships on what has always been..
Tokyo's subway and trains were not affected by the earthquake and continue to operate normally.
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 14km SE of Tateyama, Japan
Raikoke volcano in Kuriles, Kuril Islands was reported erupting at 18:10 UTC on 22 June 2019 based on Japan's Himari 8 Satellite. Ash-laden plume rising to 13-km altitude was noted drifting eastward. VAAC Tokyo issued warnings to world-wide aviation to avoid the area. Raikoke3 week ago
Raikoke volcano in Kuriles, Kuril Islands was reported erupting at 18:10 UTC on 22 June 2019 based on Japan's Himari 8 Satellite. Ash-laden plume rising to 13-km altitude was noted drifting eastward. VAAC Tokyo issued warnings to world-wide aviation to avoid the area. Raikoke
4 week ago
2 Russian bombers enter South Korea's air defense zone
Russian nuclear-capable Tu-95MS bombers violated Japanese airspace4 week ago
Russian nuclear-capable Tu-95MS bombers violated Japanese airspace
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - near the east coast of Honshu, Japan
US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker 'bears a striking resemblance' to Iranian mines; Also says, damage to that tanker is 'not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship.'
1 month ago
Japan Met Agency revises 22:22 earthquake to M6.7, with epicenter 14 km deep. It warns strong tremors can be expected during the coming week
1 month ago
Four people injured in Sakata City, Yamagata Prefecture
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga: No reports of injuries as yet. No problems reported at any nuclear power plant
1 month ago
TEPCO reports that the earthquake caused no particular malfunction at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant in Niigata, which hasn't yet been restarted in any case.
City of Murakami (pop. 60,000) in Niigata Pref. may be among hardest hit. Phone lines to city government, police and fire departments are knocked out, according to @nhk_news.1 month ago
City of Murakami (pop. 60,000) in Niigata Pref. may be among hardest hit. Phone lines to city government, police and fire departments are knocked out, according to @nhk_news.
Earthquake intensity 6 high in Niigata Prefecture, Intensity 6 weak in Yamagata Prefecture
A Magnitude-6.8 earthquake has hit off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in northern Japan. Tsunami advisories are in place along coastal areas of Yamagata, Niigata and Ishikawa prefectures.1 month ago
A Magnitude-6.8 earthquake has hit off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in northern Japan. Tsunami advisories are in place along coastal areas of Yamagata, Niigata and Ishikawa prefectures.
Tsunami warning - Depending on the location, the height of the tsunami may be higher than the estimated tsunami height1 month ago
"Tsunami warning" - Depending on the location, the height of the tsunami may be higher than the "estimated tsunami height"
1 month ago
Earthquake effect on Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant Under investigation
1 month ago
[email protected]: Had a very good telephone conversation with President Xi of China. We will be having an extended meeting next week at the G-20 in Japan. Our respective teams will begin talks prior to our meeting.
Here's the shake map  @nhk_news. (The numbers measure intensity at those locations and a 6 means less earthquake-resistant houses collapse and similar buildings can suffer extensive damage.1 month ago
Here's the shake map @nhk_news. (The numbers measure intensity at those locations and a 6 means "less earthquake-resistant houses collapse" and similar buildings can suffer extensive damage.
1 month ago
The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning at 10:24 pm on the 18th June to Yamagata Prefecture, Niigata Prefecture, Kamikoshi, Sado, and Noto, Ishikawa Prefecture
1 month ago
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits Japan, Tsunami warning issued.
1 month ago
Strong earthquake shakes Niigata
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 - 33km WSW of Tsuruoka, Japan
Pentagon lays out detailed timeline to further evidence claim that Iranian patrol boat removed limpet mine from damaged vessel in Gulf of Oman. Germany and Japan had asked the Trump administration to publicly put forward more proof of Iran's involvement in the attacks.1 month ago
Pentagon lays out detailed timeline to further evidence claim that Iranian patrol boat removed limpet mine from damaged vessel in Gulf of Oman. Germany and Japan had asked the Trump administration to publicly put forward more proof of Iran's involvement in the attacks.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 19km SE of Hitachi, Japan
Saudi Crown Prince: Iran has not respected the visit of the Prime Minister of Japan and attacked two tankers, one Japanese
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 78km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan
1 month ago
USS Mason, guided missile destroyer, has arrived on station to assist USS Bainbridge and protect the stricken Japanese oil tanker, Kokuka Courageous. Iranian tugboat tried to approach Japanese tanker but waved off by US Navy warship.
Crew on Japan tanker saw 'flying object' before attack: company head
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