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Man came in yelling 'you die' before setting Japan animation studio on fire

Japanese media reported the fire might have been set near the front door, forcing people to find other ways out.

19 Jul 2019 2:54 PM

Oil jumps after US Navy downs Iranian drone

Brent crude futures were up USD 1.17, or 1.9 per cent, at USD 63.10 a barrel by 0505 GMT.

19 Jul 2019 1:13 PM

13 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio

Police said the fierce blaze appeared to have been started deliberately but there was no immediate information on a possible motive.

18 Jul 2019 1:25 PM

Japan's USD 270 million craft makes second touchdown on distant asteroid

The successful touchdown was greeted with cheering and applause in the JAXA mission control room, with officials grinning and shaking hands.

11 Jul 2019 11:06 AM

Oil prices drop on signs global economy slowing amid trade disputes

Oil prices are being pressured by ongoing worries about demand as the US-China trade war.

09 Jul 2019 9:49 AM

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800,000 people ordered to evacuate due to heavy rain in Japan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has asked residents of the cities to 'take steps to protect their lives'.

03 Jul 2019 4:35 PM

Japan's Kagoshima city orders 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centres

About 900 mm (35.4 inches) of rain has fallen on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, where Kagoshima is located.

03 Jul 2019 1:14 PM

PM addresses Indian diaspora in Japan; reiterates 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vishwas'

Prime Minister is in Japan to attend the G-20 summit which would be his first meeting with world leaders.

27 Jun 2019 5:33 PM

Oil prices climb as US, Iran tensions mount

West Texas Intermediate crude was up 70 cents, or 1.2 per cent, at USD 58.13 a barrel.

24 Jun 2019 2:21 PM

Tiny insect stops dozens of trains, affects 12k people in Japan

Local media said the slug had been burned to death after short-circuiting the device.

23 Jun 2019 1:06 PM

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Retiring Spain star Torres eyes future coaching role

The 35-year-old, once one of the deadliest marksmen in the world, would not rule out a future in coaching.

23 Jun 2019 11:15 AM

Shinzo Abe criticised over pension report, calls it 'misunderstanding'

Abe has made reform of the social security system a top priority to cope with Japan's fast-ageing, shrinking population.

19 Jun 2019 5:03 PM

Japan: 6.4 magnitude earthquake causes minor tsunami, 16 hurt

The earthquake struck at a late hour in mainly sparsely populated areas so it was not easy to evaluate the damage immediately.

19 Jun 2019 8:48 AM

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes

US West Texas Intermediate crude gained 44 cents, or 0.8 per cent, to USD 54.34 a barrel.

19 Jun 2019 8:46 AM

Japan issues tsunami advisory following quake

A strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit the northwest of the country.

18 Jun 2019 7:35 PM

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Japanese man arrested for stabbing police officer, grabbing loaded gun

The 33-year-old suspect, caught while lying on a bench beneath which the stolen gun had been placed, has denied the charges.

17 Jun 2019 12:35 PM

G20 countries set to seal marine pollution deal

Plastic pollution has become an increasing concern, particularly after bans imposed by some countries on the import of plastic waste.

16 Jun 2019 6:38 PM

'Don't drink and fly drones,' say Japanese MPs

Drunkenly flying a drone weighing more than 200 grams (seven ounces) could also result in a fine of up to 300,000 yen (USD 2,750).

13 Jun 2019 3:01 PM

After #MeToo, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform in rape law through #WithYou

Legislators revised Japan’s century-old rape law in 2017 to include harsher penalties, among other changes.

12 Jun 2019 12:03 PM

Olympics 2020: Podiums to be constructed with plastic waste in Tokyo

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said the plan would help push a message of sustainability.

11 Jun 2019 2:56 PM

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