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#Japan

# japan - Yesterday’s News

Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack

It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.

Japan activates emergency system to warn people about deadly blowfish

The toxic parts of the fugu fish may have been sold by mistake.

# japan - Friday 12 January, 2018

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.

# japan - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Youtube drops Logan Paul after 'suicide forest' video

The website has dropped Paul from two projects on its Youtube Red platform.

# japan - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest' Logan Paul This post contains videos

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest'

The video has been deleted and Logan Paul has apologised but this has not quelled anger about the post.

# japan - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

YouTube star apologises for posting video of dead body in Japanese 'suicide forest'

Broadcaster Piers Morgan reacted to the apology by calling Paul a “sick, twisted, heartless little p***k”.

# japan - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Flight from LA to Japan turns back after four hours due to 'unauthorised person'

Someone had apparently managed to board the plane with a ticket from a different carrier.

# japan - Monday 18 December, 2017

Window that fell from US helicopter into Japanese school blamed on 'human error'

The locals are unhappy about a US marine airbase on Okinawa island.

# japan - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that

The service allows a pregnant woman to send a message when she wants a seat.

# japan - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

'Regrettable': US military apologises after helicopter window falls on Japanese school

The US military said it was taking the incident “extremely seriously”.

# japan - Friday 8 December, 2017

Former priest wielding a samurai sword kills three at Tokyo shrine

It is understood that the fight erupted due to a family vendetta.

# japan - Monday 4 December, 2017

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

# japan - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# japan - Saturday 25 November, 2017

From The42 'I've had to put my family first' - Dan Carter confirms he is leaving Racing 92 at the end of the season Wave Goodbye

'I've had to put my family first' - Dan Carter confirms he is leaving Racing 92 at the end of the season

The out-half will join Kobelco Steelers next season.

# japan - Friday 24 November, 2017

Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan

Dozens of North Korean fishing vessels wash up on Japan’s Sea of Japan coast every year.

# japan - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

US Navy plane carrying 11 passengers crashes into Philippine Sea off coast of Japan

Eight people have been rescued so far.

# japan - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death

Takahiro Shiraishi reportedly beheaded nine young people who tweeted suicidal thoughts.

# japan - Monday 13 November, 2017

# japan - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From The42 Kevin De Bruyne and City are the best in the Premier League, says Hazard Belgian Brilliance

Kevin De Bruyne and City are the best in the Premier League, says Hazard

Eden Hazard has also insisted that he remains happy at Chelsea.

# japan - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Japan's Black Widow to hang for murder

Kyoto District Court condemned Chisako Kakehi, 70, to the gallows for the murder of three men.

# japan - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From The42 Australia hit over 60 points against hapless Japan in nine-try rout Devoured

Australia hit over 60 points against hapless Japan in nine-try rout

The Wallabies had two tries on the board inside the opening 11 minutes.

# japan - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Japanese serial killer who kept nine bodies in coolers met the victims through Twitter

An arrested man has confessed to the killings, according to reports.

# japan - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Reports: 200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korea nuclear testing site

A tunnel has collapsed for the second time at Punggye-ri in North Korea.

Police make arrest after nine headless bodies found in Tokyo flat

Police originally found two heads inside a cool box at the entrance to the apartment.

# japan - Monday 23 October, 2017

Japan's Abe storms to 'super-majority', promises to 'deal firmly' with North Korea

The 66-year-old is on course to become the country’s longest serving premier.

# japan - Saturday 21 October, 2017

You thought Brian was bad....a super typhoon is about to hit Japan

Gusts have already been measured as being at over 250 km/h.

# japan - Friday 6 October, 2017

Powerful earthquake hits off the coast of eastern Japan

The quake had a depth of 10 kilometers.

Japanese reporter died after working 159 hours of overtime in a month

A government inquest a year after her death ruled that it was linked to excessive overtime.

# japan - Monday 25 September, 2017

Japan's prime minister calls snap election

Shinzo Abe hopes to capitalise on a weak and fractured opposition to sweep back into power.

# japan - Sunday 17 September, 2017

India is set to get its first bullet train thanks to Japan

A 500km journey will be cut from eight hours to just over two hours when services start.

# japan - Friday 15 September, 2017

# japan - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test

The US President also criticised China, and offered advice to South Korea.

# japan - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert

North Korea sent a ballistic missile over Japan as part of tests.

'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile Ballistic This post contains videos

'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile

The missile flew over Japan for two minutes before crashing into the sea.

# japan - Monday 28 August, 2017

North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan

Tokyo also said it overflew its territory, with the prime minister saying the government would take “full steps” to ensure the safety of the Japanese people.

# japan - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From The42 'We're not making any excuses. We didn't play well and we've got a lot of work to do' Reaction

'We're not making any excuses. We didn't play well and we've got a lot of work to do'

All errors made this evening can be rectified, says Ireland head coach Tom Tierney and Hannah Tyrrell.

From The42 As It Happened: Ireland v Japan, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 Bring It

As It Happened: Ireland v Japan, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

Ireland pulled off a huge comeback to make it two wins from two against Japan.

# japan - Saturday 12 August, 2017

This Rolls Royce of fidget spinners is here... but it doesn't come cheap

A Japanese company is using its expertise in ball bearings for satellite to make premium fidget spinners.

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