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Dec 17, 2018
Over 40 injured in explosion at restaurant in Japan's Sapporo; cause of blast is under investigation, say policeMore than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a Japanese restaurant in northern Japan, police said.
Oct 01, 2018
Typhoon Trami in Japan: Fierce winds, heavy rains leave at least 120 people injured, disrupts travelAuthorities had to shut down critical transport services due to Typhoon Trami which caused widespread damage across the country.
Sep 29, 2018
Typhoon Trami batters Okinawa: Nine injured, over 600 people shifted to shelters; storm progresses towards Japan mainlandA powerful typhoon pummelled Japan's southern island of Okinawa Saturday, injuring at least nine.
Sep 20, 2018
Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan amidst security concerns after back-to-back natural disasters in the regionThe Rugby World cup will begin in earnest shortly, but hosts Japan have a few reasons for concern, namely the fact that a couple of back-to-back natural disasters have rocked the nation and turned the event into a significantly more risky affair.
Sep 10, 2018
Toll rises to 44 dead in Japan earthquake; Toyota Motors suspends operations in 16 assembly plantsAbout 2,500 people remain in evacuation centres in Japan's Hokkaido after landslides buried houses and rain at the weekend loosened the soil in a further threat to unstable houses.
Sep 09, 2018
Japan earthquake toll rises to 37: Shinzo Abe visits quake-hit Hokkaido, will later meet residents at evacuation sheltersJapan's prime minister Shinzo Abe visited the quake-hit northern region of Hokkaido Sunday, as officials confirmed two more deaths bringing the toll to 37.
Sep 08, 2018
Japan earthquake toll rises to 30 as rescuers dig through landslides; 9 still unaccounted for in worst-hit Atsuma townThe toll from an earthquake that rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido rose to 30 on Saturday, and 9 others remained unaccounted for in rural town Atsuma after an entire mountainside collapsed on their homes
Sep 07, 2018
Japan earthquake toll rises to 16; rescue operation underway but hopes fade for survivors with 26 still missingArray
Sep 06, 2018
Powerful earthquake in northern Japan causes landslides, power loss; several people missingThree reactors at the Tomari nuclear plant were offline, but they are running on backup generators after losing external power because of the island-wide blackouts that also caused power loss at all 2.9 million households and disrupted traffic
Sep 19, 2017
Japan to deploy missile defence system to northern island of Hokkaido amid growing threat from North KoreaJapan will deploy an additional missile defence system on its northern island of Hokkaido, days after North Korea launched a missile over the island