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Japan's Joker assailant wanted to 'kill lots of people' - police

The attacker behind a stabbing and arson attack on a Tokyo train said he "wanted to kill lots of people."

By REUTERS
02/11/2021

Man dressed as Joker terrorizes Tokyo train, injuring 17

A man was unconscious and in critical condition after being stabbed, while witnesses also said the attacker had spread fluid around the train and started a fire, according to media.

By REUTERS
31/10/2021

Japan's princess Mako gives up title as she weds her college sweetheart

Japan's Princess Mako married her college sweetheart Kei Komuro on Tuesday and gave up royal title, ending a dramatic four-year saga.

By REUTERS
26/10/2021

Japanese volcano spews plumes of ash, people warned away

Mount Aso, a tourist destination on the main southern island of Kyushu, sent plumes of ash 3.5 km (2.2 miles) high when it erupted at about 11:43 a.m. (0243 GMT).

By REUTERS
20/10/2021
A suspected missile is fired, in this image released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KC

N.Korea fires ballistic missile, disrupts Japan election campaign start

The North Korean launch would be the latest weapons test by the country, which has pressed ahead with military development in the face of international sanctions imposed over its nuclear weapons.

By REUTERS
19/10/2021
A Nazi armband with a swastika displayed in the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Japan's Nazi-themed host club sparks outrage on social media

The incident reflects the lack of awareness about the Nazis and the Holocaust in the Japanese education system.

14/10/2021

Japan comes to Petah Tikva through new restaurant

Nini Choo in Petah Tikva, open only six weeks, has a stunning cocktail bar and unique, traditional Japanese dishes.

Holocaust hero Chiune Sugihara's son inaugurates park in father's honor

DIASPORA AFFAIRS: Not only is Jerusalem honoring Sugihari, he said, but Sugihari is honoring Jerusalem.

Voices from the Arab press: Kuwaiti vs Japanese morals

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

By THE MEDIA LINE
14/10/2021

Voices from the Arab press: Arab-Americans and Visa Waiver Program

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

By THE MEDIA LINE
08/10/2021
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