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Japanese stalker traced singer through reflection in her eyes

12 Oct 2019

Japanese stalker traced singer through reflection in her eyes

We all see technology as a boon for humanity, but sometimes, a few nefarious minds can use the same tech for things you can't even imagine.

Japan: 2 dead, 19 injured in mass stabbing

28 May 2019

Japan: 2 dead, 19 injured in mass stabbing

A knife-wielding man attacked commuters at a busy bus stop in Japan on Tuesday, injuring at least 19 people, including 13 elementary school children. According to Japan's national broadcaster, NHK, two people, including a kid, died in the inhumane attack.

Powerful Typhoon Trami batters Southern Japan; flights, trains canceled

01 Oct 2018

Powerful Typhoon Trami batters Southern Japan; flights, trains canceled

A powerful typhoon ripped through Japan yesterday, forcing cancelation of flights and trains, including in the Tokyo area as authorities warned of strong winds and torrential rain.

Powerful 6.6 quake strikes typhoon-hit Japan; landslides leave dozens missing

06 Sep 2018

Powerful 6.6 quake strikes typhoon-hit Japan; landslides leave dozens missing

A powerful 6.6-magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido today, killing two people, collapsing homes, and triggering landslides that left dozens missing.

"Fat-finger errors" and the Hawaii missile alert debacle

20 Jan 2018

"Fat-finger errors" and the Hawaii missile alert debacle

A few days back, residents of Hawaii witnessed 38 minutes of panic after the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency mistakenly issued a ballistic missile warning.

US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes in Pacific Ocean

22 Nov 2017

US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crashes in Pacific Ocean

A US Navy aircraft having 11 people on board has crashed into the Pacific Ocean, southeast of Okinawa, Japan.

Japan in shock after police find 9 dismembered bodies

01 Nov 2017

Japan in shock after police find 9 dismembered bodies

Police have found at least nine dismembered bodies hidden in coolers in an apartment near Tokyo.

Why are Japanese people working themselves to death?

06 Oct 2017

Why are Japanese people working themselves to death?

"Karoshi" or deaths from overworking have been on the rise in Japan.