World leaders have gathered in Osaka for the G20 summit. The two-day meeting comes at a time of heightened global tensions, including the ongoing US-China trade war and the friction between Washington and Tehran.
The summit officially kicked off Friday morning with a welcome ceremony hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The G20 summit is officially kicking off in Osaka. The goal is to reach a consensus on a wide range of pressing issues -- despite conflicting views and competing interests.
Most of the world leaders are already in Osaka. Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel touched down Friday morning.
A police officer in Osaka Prefecture was found stabbed in front of a police box in the city of Suita early Sunday morning. Police say the officer's gun, loaded with several bullets, was stolen. Police are searching for the attacker and are calling on people in the area to stay indoors and lock up the house.
The 26-year-old officer is in serious condition in hospital.
Japan's Defense Ministry has reported that a US military Osprey aircraft made an emergency landing at Osaka International Airport in western Japan on Monday afternoon.
The tilt-rotor aircraft is stationed at US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Okinawa Prefecture. The ministry said it was flying to Naval Air Facility Atsugi in Kanagawa Prefecture from Marine Corp Air Station Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture.