Two Men Questioned Over Nakamura Shooting

Two men questioned over Nakamura shooting

The Afghan interior ministry says its officials are questioning two men in connection with the fatal shooting of Japanese doctor and aid worker Tetsu Nakamura.

The ministry told NHK it believes the two men may know something about the incident.

Hiroshima Plans To Demolish Two A-bombed Buildings

Hiroshima plans to demolish two A-bombed buildings

Two buildings in Hiroshima that survived the 1945 atomic bombing may be demolished due to a lack of maintenance funds.

The former army uniform depot is 2.7 kilometers from Ground Zero. Military uniforms were manufactured and stored there. People injured by the atomic bombing were carried into the buildings, and many of them died.

Two Japanese Died In Utah National Park

Two Japanese died in Utah national park

Japan's Foreign Ministry says two Japanese have died after falling in a national park in the western US state of Utah.

The ministry says a man and a women both in their 60s died in the Arches National Park on Friday.

Japanese Win Top Two Spots In French Piano Contest

Japanese win top two spots in French piano contest

Japanese pianists have won the top two prizes in the Long-Thibaud-Crespin international competition in France.

After final concerts on Friday and Saturday, 26-year-old Kenji Miura won first prize, and Keigo Mukawa, who is also 26, took second prize. They were among six finalists selected in the piano category, which began on Wednesday.

Emergency Discharge Planned For Two Dams In Chiba

Emergency discharge planned for two dams in Chiba

Officials of Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, are warning residents in four cities to take safety measures as water will be discharged from two dams to keep them from bursting.

The warning was issued on Friday afternoon to residents of Kimitsu, Kisarazu, Sodegaura and Ichihara cities.

Two Rugby World Cup Games Canceled Due To Typhoon

Two Rugby World Cup games canceled due to typhoon

Organizers of the Rugby World Cup in Japan have announced that two pool-stage matches on Saturday will be canceled because of potential impact of a violent typhoon approaching Japan.

The event's organizing committee and the sport's governing body World Rugby announced the decision on Thursday.

Fujifilm Could Have Two New Cameras In The Works

Fujifilm Could Have Two New Cameras In The Works

According to the rumors, Fujifilm could be looking to announce its X-Pro3 camera later this month. However, it seems that in addition to the X-Pro3, the company could have two more cameras in the works. This is according to a tweet by Nokishita Camera in which it was discovered that the company had registered two new models.

The model numbers for the two new Fujifilm cameras are the FF190003 and the FF190005. At this point in time, it is unclear as to what these model numbers are referring to, but all we know is that there will be two new Fujifilm cameras that will be announced in the coming months. As Fuji Rumors notes, there is usually a 1-3 month waiting time from when a camera is registered to when it will be announced.

Two Reactors To Be Halted For Anti-terror Measures

Two reactors to be halted for anti-terror measures

The operator of a nuclear power plant in southwestern Japan says it will suspend operations of two reactors next year as it will not be able to meet the deadline for the construction of mandatory anti-terrorism facilities.

Kyushu Electric Power Company revealed the plan for its Sendai plant in Kagoshima Prefecture at a news conference on Thursday.

Two Typhoons Affecting Japan

Two typhoons affecting Japan

Twin typhoons are sweeping through East Asia. Typhoon Faxai is approaching the Ogasawara Islands, southeast of Tokyo, while Typhoon Lingling is hitting the Korean Peninsula after bringing heavy rains to wide areas of western Japan. Japanese weather officials are advising people to be on the alert for possible disasters.

Japan's Meteorological Agency says Typhoon Faxai is moving northwest on Saturday near Chichijima Island, one of the Ogasawara chain.

Japan Awards Two African Researchers

Japan awards two African researchers

The Japanese government has awarded two African researchers a prize for their contribution to medical research and services.

The government grants the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize once every three years. It is named after a Japanese doctor who died in Ghana in 1928 while studying yellow fever.

Iwaya: N.korea Fired Two Ballistic Missiles

Iwaya: N.Korea fired two ballistic missiles

Japan's Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya says North Korea fired two ballistic missiles on Saturday morning. He also says South Korea's notification that it will end an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan did not affect Tokyo's information gathering on the launch.

Speaking to reporters on Saturday at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Iwaya said the missiles were launched from the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula at around 6:44 and 7:01 a.m. He said both missiles are believed to have fallen in the Sea of Japan, outside Japan's exclusive economic zone.