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 Japan government tells public broadcaster not to repeat false missile alert

Japan government tells public broadcaster not to repeat false missile alert

 

Japan's public broadcaster NHK's false alarm about a North Korean missile launch which was received on a smart phone is pictured in Tokyo


January 17, 2018 - 06:07 GMT
 Heavy snow strands 430 people overnight on train in Japan

Heavy snow strands 430 people overnight on train in Japan

 

Passengers wait for resumption of operation in a stranded train in Sanjo, Niigata prefecture, north of Tokyo early Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. A Japanese railway official says about 430 people were stuck on the train overnight because of heavy snow that blanketed much of the countrys Japan Sea coast. (Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)


January 12, 2018 - 07:24 GMT
 Japan emperor to cede public duties after abdication: prince

Japan emperor to cede public duties after abdication: prince

 

Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko wave to Luxembourg's Grand Duke Henri after their meeting and welcoming ceremony for Grand Duke at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo


November 30, 2017 - 05:40 GMT
 North Korea meeting seeks 'better ideas' to solve crisis - Canada

North Korea meeting seeks 'better ideas' to solve crisis - Canada

 

A man walks past a street monitor showing a news report about North Korea's missile launch, in Tokyo, Japan, November 29, 2017.


November 29, 2017 - 23:30 GMT
 Apple scientists disclose self-driving car research

Apple scientists disclose self-driving car research

 

FILE PHOTO: Apple logo is pictured inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan


November 22, 2017 - 16:32 GMT
 Japan special panel to weigh timing of emperor's abdication

Japan special panel to weigh timing of emperor's abdication

 

Japan's Emperor Akihito, flanked by Empress Michiko, greets guests during the annual autumn garden party at the Akasaka Palace imperial garden in Tokyo


November 22, 2017 - 04:26 GMT
 North Korea's history of attempted murders on foreign soil

North Korea's history of attempted murders on foreign soil

 

Image: Kim Jong NamAn immigration officer escorts Kim Jong-nam, son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, getting off a bus to board an All Nippon Airways airplane at Narita airport near Tokyo on May 4, 2001.


November 22, 2017 - 02:59 GMT
 Japan 'Twitter killer' faces first murder charge

Japan 'Twitter killer' faces first murder charge

 

Takahiro Shiraishi has been charged with murder, the first of an expected series of charges for a man who has admitted killing and dimembering nine peopl in his Tokyo apartment


November 20, 2017 - 17:11 GMT
 Japanese Train Leaves 20 Seconds Early. Cue the Abject Apologies.

Japanese Train Leaves 20 Seconds Early. Cue the Abject Apologies.

 

Passengers at a railway station in Tokyo. A train company apologized to customers after an express left a station early. Yes, you read that right.


November 16, 2017 - 23:31 GMT
 Your Kid Might Be Able to Unlock Your iPhone X

Your Kid Might Be Able to Unlock Your iPhone X

 

A girl reacts as she tries an iPhone X at the Apple Omotesando store on November 3, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.


November 15, 2017 - 07:40 GMT
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