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Japan: Prince Mikasa dies of heart failure, aged 100

Tokyo, Oct 27 (IBNS): Prince Mikasa of Japan, the uncle of Emperor Akihito, died on Thursday of heart failure, reports said.

US military aircraft crashes in Japan

Tokyo/Washington, Sept 22 (IBNS): A US military aircraft crashed off Okinawa, a Japanese island, on Thursday morning, CNN reported.

Half-Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa crowned Miss World Japan

Tokyo, Sept 6 (IBNS): Half-Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa has been crowned Miss World Japan recently.

UN chief honours Nagasaki victims, urges recommitment to ‘a more secure future for all’

New York, Aug 10 (Just Earth News): Mourning those who perished in the 1945 atomic bombing and suffered through its horrendous after-effects, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday conveyed his solidarity to a peace memorial ceremony in Nagasaki, Japan, and urged all to “recommit to building a safer and more secure future.”

Knife -wielding attacker kills 19 in Japan's mental health care facility

Tokyo, July 26 (IBNS): At least 19 people were killed as a knife-wielding man attacked a a residential mental health care facility in Kanagawa Prefecture west of Japan's Tokyo city on Tuesday, media reports said.

Japan: Knife attack kills 19

Tokyo, July 26 (IBNS): At least 19 people have been killed in a knife attack in Kanagawa Prefecture west of Japan's Tokyo city on Tuesday, media reports said.

5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Japan, no damage reported

Tokyo, July 17 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.0 magnitude jolted the west Kanto region of Japan on Sunday.

South Korea, US military accuse North Korea of firing two missiles; leaves Japan wary

Seoul, Jun 22 (IBNS): The South Korean and US military jointly accused North Korea of firing two missiles from its eastern coasts on Wednesday morning, reports said.

Japanese-Korean accord on comfort women must be speedily implemented: UN official

New York, Jan 1 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Commending the Governments of Japan and the Republic of Korea on their landmark agreement to resolve the longstanding issue of 'comfort women,' a senior United Nations human rights official on Thursday called for its speedy implementation to heal the still raw wound.

Japan announces major boost in assistance for Syrian and Iraqi refugees

New York, Sept 30 (IBNS): In his address to the annual high-level meeting of the General Assembly, Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, vowed to enhance his country's assistance to refugees and internally displaced persons from Syria and Iraq.

After quake, typhoon Vonfong to hit Japan

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IBNS): At a time when super cyclone "Hudhud" is about to unleash in the eastern coast of India, Japan is readying itself to face the pounding of Typhoon "Vongfong", which is about to hit the archipelago nation Saturday, media reported.

3 US military officials feared dead as deadly typhoon tears into Japan

Tokyo, Oct 6 (IBNS): At least 7 people, including three US military officials are feared to have died on Monday when a powerful typhoon rocked Japan’s coast creating havoc in the archipelago, media reported.

Japan: Typhoon hits Kyushu region

Tokyo, July 10 (IBNS): Powerful typhoon Neoguri hit Japan's southernmost main island of Kyushu on Thursday, media reports said.