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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US airman accused of assaulting Japanese boy

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo US airman accused of assaulting boy during break-in A US airman is suspected of assaulting a young boy yesterday on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, authorities said. The incident comes just two weeks after a curfew was imposed on all 52,000 US troops in Japan over the arrest of two Navy sailors for allegedly raping a local woman. Half of those ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US serviceman apologises for Japan boy assault

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 03:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo A US serviceman who allegedly hit a Japanese schoolboy in the face after drunkenly breaking into his home in Okinawa has apologised, an official said on Monday. The 24-year-old, who belongs to the US Air Force’s Kadena base, ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan protests another US troop-related assault

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 01:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo The US ambassador to Japan on Friday rushed into firefighting mode for the second time in a month after a soldier allegedly attacked a schoolboy on an island already angry with the US military presence. Ambassador John Roos a ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tusked marauder: Wild boar lets Japanese TV cameraman have it

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:34pm by WIRE

    ... had been sent to cover the boar’s assault through the streets of Kobe, which has a problem with burgeoning populations of pigs and deer coming into the city from the countryside. The boar ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Motherhood promoter in Japan arrested amid wife-beating claims

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Motherhood promoter arrested over wife's assault A man who runs a non-profit organisation promoting motherhood in Japan has been arrested on suspicion of hospitalising his wife by kicking and beating her, police said yesterday. Shinji Morimatsu, 49, the chairman of the Japan Mothers Society, was alleged to have hit his 51-year-old wife around the head ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Recent child abuse cases in Japan 'just the tip of the iceberg', say experts

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... proud of the way it nurtures its young people. Tetsuya Sato, 23, was previously arrested in May last year for assaulting his wife and received a suspended sentence. When his daughter ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo sarin attack widow says she wants cult members executed

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:01am by Julian Ryall

    ... in order to get its own way. It bought a Russian military helicopter to better release sarin over a wide area and was manufacturing its own assault rifles. Its chemists were concocting "truth ...

  8. News - China - JAPAN

    Japan scrambles fighter jets and warns China on military moves

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:39am by AFP

    ... of the conventional notion that just the existence of a defence force could act as a deterrent." Abe presided over an inspection of the military at which a US amphibious assault vehicle was displayed ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tragedy of stalked Japanese teenager forces police to act

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... not to name a teenage girl in a bid to protect her from further abuse from a man who allegedly molested her on a train and then started following her. The girl was 14 when she was assaulted ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan mayor to apologise to US over brothels advice

    Posted May 25th 2013, 04:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... crimes including rapes and assaults, patronise legal sex businesses there. As the remark triggered disgust in the United States and outrage in Okinawa, Hashimoto said he would retract ...




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