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Japan requests UNSC emergency session over Pyongyang's latest missile test: Cabinet

Tokyo, Apr 14 (UNI) Japan has requested an emergency session of the UN Security Council (UNSC) after the latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile conducted by North Korea, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said on Friday.

Chinese, Japanese FMs hold talks on relations

Beijing: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang held talks with Yoshimasa Hayashi, Japan's Minister for Foreign Affairs, in Beijing on Sunday.

6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes northern Japan today

Aomori/Japan: The Japan Meteorological Agency reported that a 6.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Aomori in northern Japan on Tuesday.

Japan: Hokkaido prefecture to cull over 500,000 chickens due to new bird flu outbreak

Tokyo: More than 500,000 chickens will be culled in the Japanese prefecture of Hokkaido due to a new outbreak of bird flu, the local administration said on Tuesday.

Chinese authorities detain Japanese company official

Beijing: A Japanese man, who is in his 50s, was detained in Beijing this month for an alleged violation of the country's law, media reports said.

Rebooting memories of life before the nuclear devastation of Hiroshima

New York: A Japanese initiative to colourize photos of Hiroshima survivors, taken before the war, has been hailed by the UN as a way to breathe new life into conversations about peace, and a world without nuclear weapons.

Missile launched by Pyongyang falls outside of Japan’s exclusive zone: Reports

Tokyo: The suspected ballistic missile launched by North Korea on Sunday landed outside of Japan's exclusive economic zone, Japanese media report.

Japan govt approves bill to raise age of consent, amend range of sexual offense charges

Tokyo: Japan's Cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to amend the country's Penal Code regarding the age of sexual consent and a range of sexual offense charges.

Japan: Authorities remove mysterious metal ball which washed up on beach in Hamamatsu

A metal sphere, which had washed up on a beach in Japan and left locals perplexed, has been removed, media reports said on Friday.

Japanese citizen sentenced to 12 years in China over possible espionage: Reports

Tokyo/Beijing: A Japanese citizen, detained by the Chinese security forces four years ago, has been sentenced to 12 years for espionage, the NHK broadcaster reported on Friday, citing government sources.

Japan, Bhutan plan to partner to produce sake

Tokyo: Japanese Sake manufacturing company Tsuchida Sake Brewery is planning to set up a production plant in Bhutan.

French helicopter carrier to participate in military drills with Japan, India, US: Reports

Paris: France's helicopter carrier Dixmude will participate in military drills in the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean alongside ships of the Japanese maritime self-defense forces and the Australian, Indian and US navies, media reported on Friday.

China resumes issuing ordinary visas to Japanese citizens

Beijing: China has resumed issuing ordinary visas to Japanese citizens after halting the procedure earlier in January, the Chinese Embassy in Japan said on Sunday.

Several unconscious after avalanche in Japan's Nagano prefecture

Tokyo: Several people were unconscious after being involved in an avalanche on Sunday at a ski resort in Otari village of Japan's Nagano prefecture, the country's public broadcaster NHK reported.

Chinese cargo ship runs aground in southern Japan: Reports

Beijing: The Chinese cargo ship Shin Haijo 2 has run aground between the islands of Ishigaki and Kohama in Japan's Okinawa Prefecture, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday, citing the country's coast guard.