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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo court awards 5 million yen to family of Ghanaian killed in custody

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 12:09am by AFP

    ... at Tokyo's Narita airport as he was being bundled aboard a plane bound for Cairo. Immigration officials had his legs restrained with handcuffs locked to his belt, Jiji Press news agency reported. He ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese drug smugglers use online shoppers as mules

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:33pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of illegal drugs are becoming a serious problem for the Japanese police. The authorities at Narita International Airport seized a record 270kg of drugs last year, the largest amount since the airport ... people were arrested after arriving with drugs in their luggage from China, with five from Hong Kong. The narcotics seized at the airport had an estimated street value of 18.8 billion yen. ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Three dead, hundreds injured as new storm batters Japan

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... and flooding some roads in downtown Tokyo yesterday, and television footage showed hundreds of passengers resting on benches and floors under blankets at the city's Haneda airport as public-transport services were suspended due to heavy snow. At least 628 flights, mostly on domestic routes, were cancelled yesterday at Haneda and other airports in eastern Japan, NHK said, a day after ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Eleven dead and 1,200 injured as heavy snow hits Japan

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 02:09pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... early on Sunday while airlines cancelled more than 400 domestic flights a day after over 740 flights were grounded. Nearly 5,000 people were stranded at Narita airport on Saturday as traffic linking the airport to the capital was disrupted, NHK said. Further snowfall is expected on Sunday in the northern part of the country, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Bending Adversity, by David Pilling

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... for the Financial Times, spent seven years in Japan before relocating to Hong Kong in 2008 and starts his narrative as his flight lands at Narita Airport hours after the Great East Japan Earthquake had ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Four rescued Japanese scuba divers return home after Indonesia ordeal

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 04:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Four Japanese scuba divers who went missing off Bali for three days before being rescued from a rocky outcrop returned home on Friday, looking exhausted from the terrifying ordeal. I feel terrible to think that we could not come back together Emi Yamamoto Crowds of journalists were waiting for them at Kansai airport in western Japan when they arrived home ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan removes relics from 1970s anti-Narita airport riots

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Press in Tokyo Demolition work begins on two huts built on airport ground in 1970s anti-government clashes Narita's riot relics removed Work crews have begun demolishing two huts built in 1971 on land earmarked for Narita Airport, relics of a radical protest against the building of Japan's main international gateway. The structures are a legacy of bloody ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese airport re-opens after wartime bomb found

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:22pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo A major airport in northern Japan re-opened on Wednesday after bomb squads barricaded the area around an unexploded bomb from the second world war. Flights resumed at Sendai Airport after military troops worked through the night to pile sandbags around the 250-kilogram bomb, which was uncovered during construction near a runway two days earlier. ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese airport closed after wartime bomb found

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:15pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo A major airport in northern Japan was closed on Tuesday after construction workers found an unexploded bomb believed to be from the second world war. All 92 flights in and out of Sendai airport were cancelled after the 250-kilogram bomb was uncovered during construction near a runway, local police official Hiroshi Ouchi said. The bomb was identified ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan lawmaker heads to North Korea after Pyongyang leadership purge

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... Korean leadership] structure," the senator, Antonio Inoki, told reporters before leaving Tokyo's Haneda airport, according to Jiji Press. He was to fly in to Pyongyang today after ...




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