Gunshot Heard Near Scene Of Attack On Policeman

Gunshot heard near scene of attack on policeman

Police in Osaka say what is believed to be a gunshot was heard in the city of Suita on Sunday morning shortly after a police officer was stabbed and had his handgun stolen.

A 33-year-old man was arrested on Monday morning on suspicion of attempted murder and theft.

Police Attack Suspect May Be Tokyo Man In His 30s

Police attack suspect may be Tokyo man in his 30s

An investigative source has told NHK that a suspect who stabbed a police officer and stole a loaded firearm in Osaka Prefecture may be a Tokyo resident in his 30s.

The officer, Suzunosuke Kose, was found stabbed in the chest at around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday near the police box in Suita City where he had been on duty. Kose remains unconscious.

Tanker Operator Hints At Attack By Projectile

Tanker operator hints at attack by projectile

The president of the company operating a tanker hit in an attack in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday has hinted that the incident may have involved a projectile.

Kokuka Sangyo president Yutaka Katada was speaking at a news conference on Friday.

School Officials Explain Attack

School officials explain attack

Officials at the children's elementary school in Kawasaki City held a news conference on Tuesday evening.

The stabbings killed one girl and wounded 16 other students at the school.

Victims In Ethiopia Attack Include Japanese Woman

Victims in Ethiopia attack include Japanese woman

Japanese Embassy officials in Ethiopia say DNA tests have identified one of the five victims in an armed attack in the country in March as a Japanese woman in her 40s.

The five people were killed when gunmen stormed a vehicle on March 19 in the state of Oromia, around 500 kilometers west of the capital, Addis Ababa.

24th Anniversary Of Tokyo Sarin Gas Attack Marked

24th anniversary of Tokyo sarin gas attack marked

Wednesday marks the twenty-fourth anniversary of the sarin nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway system by the Aum Shinrikyo cult. Bereaved families of the victims mourned at one of the stations targeted.

Members of the cult released the toxic substance inside rush-hour subway trains in central Tokyo on March 20, 1995. Thirteen people died and about 6,300 others were injured.

Rally Held Ahead Of Sarin Gas Attack Anniversary

Rally held ahead of sarin gas attack anniversary

Relatives of people killed in the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system have held a rally in Tokyo ahead of its 24th anniversary.

The act of terrorism by the Aum Shinrikyo cult left 13 people dead and about 6,300 others injured.

Suspect In Tokyo Car Attack Sent To Prosecutors

Suspect in Tokyo car attack sent to prosecutors

Japanese police have sent a 21-year-old man to prosecutors on allegations of hitting pedestrians with his car in central Tokyo early on New Year's Day.

Police say Kazuhiro Kusakabe drove his rented vehicle along a crowded street in the Harajuku shopping district just after midnight, and injured nine people.

'attack On Titan' Author Isayama Hajime Announces Marriage

'Attack on Titan' author Isayama Hajime announces marriage

Popular manga 'Attack on Titan' ('Shingeki no Kyojin') author Isayama Hajime has announced his marriage. 

In a blog entry titled 'My Last Update for 2018,' he wrote, "It's a personal matter, but I got married this year. With my companion, I will work even harder as a manga artist and a person."