A man who fled a station office was found dead beside a building in Tokyo on Friday. He had been detained for groping a female passenger while sitting next to her on a train.
A 62-year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of investment fraud after being extradited from Thailand. An acquaintance says she is known for her flashy outfit and is skilled at manipulating men.
United Airlines has changed its policy on bumping customers following the outrage over an incident on Sunday. Footage of a screaming passenger being dragged off an overbooked flight went viral on social media.
The US and South Korean militaries said on Sunday that North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the country’s east coast, but it blew up almost immediately.
The Japanese prime minister expressed support on Friday for the resolve of the United States after its missile strikes on a Syrian air base, from which a chemical attack was allegedly launched.
Police searched a high school in eastern Japan on Friday over the deaths of eight people in an avalanche during mountaineering training for possible charges of professional negligence.
Malaysian police are investigating the assassination of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Two women attacked him with poison at an airport on Monday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned North Korea’s missile launch as “absolutely intolerable” and U.S. President Donald Trump stood with Japan at a joint news conference on Saturday.
A huge fire that started at a ramen shop was fanned by high winds, spreading to at least 140 buildings on Thursday in a small city on the Japan Sea coast.
Police arrested a 28-year-old man on Tuesday for allegedly pushing a woman off a station platform in Osaka, who fell onto the tracks and narrowly escaped being hit by a train.