Japanese man charged with murder over the 2019 arson attack on Kyoto Animation that killed 36 people, local media says. It was country's deadliest violent crime in decades

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8 March 2021
Japanese man charged with murder over the 2019 arson attack on Kyoto Animation that killed 36 people, local media says. It was country's deadliest violent crime in decades
Reuters: Tokyo daily coronavirus cases hit 678, topping previous record of 621
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 33 km SSW of Kushiro, Japan
Japanese man dubbed the "Twitter killer" is sentenced to death for murdering and dismembering nine people. Takahiro Shiraishi, 30, admitted killing and butchering his victims - all women but one - who he met on the social media platform
Foreign correspondents' clubs of Japan, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand join the FCC in China on seeking explanation for Bloomberg News employee Haze Fan's detention
Japan proceeded to the opening of the capsule released by the Hayabusa2 probe and should begin the analysis of the asteroid samples
Japan's prime minister says the government will entirely suspend its domestic travel subsidy
Earthquake Detailed Report – 12/12 At around 4:18pm, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 occurred offshore Iwate Prefecture at a depth of 50km. The maximum intensity was 5-. There is no threat of a tsunami2 month ago
Earthquake Detailed Report – 12/12 At around 4:18pm, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 occurred offshore Iwate Prefecture at a depth of 50km. The maximum intensity was 5-. There is no threat of a tsunami
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 52 km N of Miyako, Japan
Russia: Ebeko volcano on Paramouchir in the Kuril Islands spewed ash columns twice over 3.5 km2 month ago
Russia: Ebeko volcano on Paramouchir in the Kuril Islands spewed ash columns twice over 3.5 km
3 month ago
Japan strongly hopes that the democracy in Venezuela will be recovered expeditiously and peacefully through free and fair elections with a broad participation of the Venezuelan people
The Hayabusa-2 sample return capsule flew back to Japan from Woomera aboard a business jet - landed at Haneda airport
Space: Japan recovered an asteroid dust capsule in the remote Australia hinterland after the Hayabusa2 airdrop, a six-year mission that could help learn more about the origins of the planets and the water3 month ago
Space: Japan recovered an asteroid dust capsule in the remote Australia hinterland after the Hayabusa2 airdrop, a six-year mission that could help learn more about the origins of the planets and the water
Japan, France and the United States will hold joint military exercises on land and sea for the first time in May next year as the Chinese military intensifies activities in the region
Samples from the near-Earth asteroid  Ryugu have arrived in Woomera3 month ago
Samples from the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu have arrived in Woomera
Australia: A helicopter is currently searching for the capsule dropped by the Hayabusa2 probe from Japan, which contains samples taken from the asteroid Ryugu3 month ago
Australia: A helicopter is currently searching for the capsule dropped by the Hayabusa2 probe from Japan, which contains samples taken from the asteroid Ryugu
The capsule released by the Japanese probe Hayabusa2 re-entered the atmosphere. There are still a few minutes before it hits Earth3 month ago
The capsule released by the Japanese probe Hayabusa2 re-entered the atmosphere. There are still a few minutes before it hits Earth
UK: Britain to send attack group with its Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to waters near Japan The group is expected to conduct joint exercises with the US military and Japan Self-Defense Forces3 month ago
UK: Britain to send attack group with its Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to waters near Japan The group is expected to conduct joint exercises with the US military and Japan Self-Defense Forces
Space: Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft brings a capsule back to Earth with samples from the asteroid Ryugu. The capsule is due to enter Earth's atmosphere early Sunday before landing in a desert in southern Australia3 month ago
Space: Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft brings a capsule back to Earth with samples from the asteroid Ryugu. The capsule is due to enter Earth's atmosphere early Sunday before landing in a desert in southern Australia
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 42 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan
USA: Video documenting US Marines in the Pacific during Exercise Fuji Viper 21.1 at the Combined Arms Training Center in Japan3 month ago
USA: Video documenting US Marines in the Pacific during Exercise Fuji Viper 21.1 at the Combined Arms Training Center in Japan
USA: Photos documenting 1 US Navy EA-18G Growlers at Misawa Air Force Base, Japan, where the VAQ135 Electronic Attack Squadron3 month ago
USA: Photos documenting 1 US Navy EA-18G Growlers at Misawa Air Force Base, Japan, where the VAQ135 Electronic Attack Squadron
Australia plans to sign a military exchange deal with Japan so troops from both sides could pool their firepower if needed to counter China
Day 2 of @NATO ForMin virtual meeting. Today Allied Ministers, including Poland FM @RauZbigniew will discuss: The rise of China - session with partners Sweden, Norway, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, EU; Security in the Black Sea Region - session with partners Georgia and Ukraine
3 month ago
Tokyo protested against the deployment of S-300 air defense systems in the Kuril Islands
Bird flu has been detected in a fourth Japanese prefecture, the agriculture ministry said, as a wave of infections at poultry farms sparks the country's worst outbreak in more than four years
3 month ago
Military grouping on the Kuril Islands reinforced with a long-range air defense system - Eastern Military District
USA: US Marines video documenting a CH-53E Super Stallion from which units of the 3rd Marine Division are rappelling down during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Assessment at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Camp Gonsalves , in Okinawa, Japan
Moon's special adviser urges South Korea-Japan cooperation to help prevent 'new Cold War'
Earthquake Detailed Report – 11/22 At around 7:05pm, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 occurred offshore Ibaraki Prefecture at a depth of 40km. The maximum intensity was 5-. There is no threat of a tsunami3 month ago
Earthquake Detailed Report – 11/22 At around 7:05pm, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 occurred offshore Ibaraki Prefecture at a depth of 40km. The maximum intensity was 5-. There is no threat of a tsunami
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