Suspected arson attack on psychiatric clinic in Osaka, Japan, kills at least 24

Suspected arson attack on psychiatric clinic in Osaka, Japan, kills at least 24

TOKYO — At least 24 people died after a suspected arson attack on a medical clinic in the Japanese city of Osaka on Friday — one of the deadliest blazes… Read more
Powerful earthquake jolts Tokyo; no tsunami warning issued

Powerful earthquake jolts Tokyo; no tsunami warning issued

FUKUOKA, Japan — A powerful earthquake jolted the greater Tokyo area Thursday, disrupting transit lines in central Tokyo and causing power outages in some parts of the city. The quake,… Read more
Fumio Kishida set to become Japan’s new prime minister after winning party vote

Fumio Kishida set to become Japan’s new prime minister after winning party vote

TOKYO — Fumio Kishida, Japan’s former foreign minister, who is set to become the country’s new prime minister after winning his party’s leadership vote on Wednesday, has vowed to counter… Read more