Abe, Trump Denounce Attack On Saudi Oil Facilities

Abe, Trump denounce attack on Saudi oil facilities

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump have denounced the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, and have agreed to cooperate to help ease tensions in the Middle East.

The agreement came during their meeting that lasted more than one hour in New York on Wednesday. Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joined the meeting.

Wednesday Marks 2 Months Since Kyoto Arson Attack

Wednesday marks 2 months since Kyoto arson attack

Wednesday marks two months since dozens of people were killed in an arson attack on an animation studio in Kyoto. Police say it will likely be several months before they arrest the suspect, who's hospitalized with severe burns.

The attack on the Kyoto Animation studio on July 18 left 35 people dead and 34 injured. Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Shinji Aoba on suspicion of arson and murder, among other charges.

Kyoto Animation Releases First Film After Attack

Kyoto Animation releases first film after attack

The Japanese animation production company Kyoto Animation has released its first new film since a deadly arson attack at one of its studios in July that killed 35 of its employees.

The film was released nationwide on Friday. At a movie theater in Kyoto City, many fans came to see it.

Media Shown Arson Attack Victim's College Work

Media shown arson attack victim's college work

Art work by one of the victims of the Kyoto Animation arson attack has been shown to the media at his university.

Yuki Omura, who was 23, died in the fire at the animation studio in Kyoto last month. He had joined the company after graduating from the Faculty of Art and Design at Tokoha University in Shizuoka City in March.

Arson Attack Investigation Focuses On Novel

Arson attack investigation focuses on novel

Thursday marks two weeks since a deadly arson attack on a Kyoto Animation studio. A possible connection between the suspect, Shinji Aoba, and the animation firm has emerged. It will likely take more time to establish his motive, as he is being treated in an intensive care unit for severe burns.

When Shinji Aoba was captured by police on July 18, he reportedly yelled something about the studio stealing the plot of his novel.

Police Seize Smartphone In Arson Attack

Police seize smartphone in arson attack

Investigative sources say police in Japan have seized a smartphone after searching the home of the suspect in the deadly arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto.

Police entered the apartment unit where Shinji Aoba lives in Saitama, near Tokyo, on Friday. The sources say the smartphone believed to belong to Aoba was among the confiscated items, and police intend to analyze the device in hopes of determining a motive. The sources say Kyoto Animation products were also seized in the raid.

Police Identify All The Dead In Kyoto Arson Attack

Police identify all the dead in Kyoto arson attack

Police say they have identified all the people who died in last week's arson attack on an animation studio in Kyoto City, western Japan.

Thirty-four people died and 34 were injured after a man used gasoline to set fire to Kyoto Animation's number one studio on the morning of July 18.

Anime Fans Mourn Victims Of Kyoto Arson Attack

Anime fans mourn victims of Kyoto arson attack

Anime fans from around the world continue to visit Kyoto to mourn the victims of the arson attack on a renowned animation studio one week ago.

Thirty-four people were killed and 34 others were injured after a man spread gasoline and set fire to a Kyoto Animation studio.

Arson Suspect Seen Carrying Gas Cans Before Attack

Arson suspect seen carrying gas cans before attack

Police in Kyoto say the suspect in Thursday's deadly arson attack had come a long way on foot, pushing a cart loaded with gasoline cans, before reaching the animation studio.

Shinji Aoba is suspected of setting fire to Kyoto Animation's No.1 studio, killing 34 people and injuring 34 others.

Kyoani Attack Suspect Seen In Security Cameras

KyoAni attack suspect seen in security cameras

Security footage appears to show the suspect in the deadly arson attack at a Kyoto Animation studio walking around the scene before the incident. Police suspect he was waiting for an opportunity to carry out the attack.

Police apprehended 41-year-old Shinji Aoba at the scene of Thursday's attack. He is being treated in hospital for burns.

Police: 12 Dead In Suspected Arson Attack

Police: 12 dead in suspected arson attack

Police say at least 12 people have died and many others are unaccounted for in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto.

Police say a man poured what appeared to be gasoline inside Kyoto Animation's studio and set fire to the building shortly after 10:30 am on Thursday.

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.