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Indian police hunt for man who raped Japanese student

Feb 10, 2015

Indian police hunt for man who raped Japanese student

Police were searching Monday for a man who raped a Japanese student sightseeing in northern India, while elsewhere they announced the arrest of eight men suspected of brutally raping and killing a Nepalese woman, as India authorities continue to struggle to address chronic sexual ...

Feb 6, 2015

Sankei reporter sues to nullify South Korean departure ban

A Japanese reporter filed a lawsuit on Friday, seeking to nullify a decision by South Korean authorities to bar him from leaving the country over his alleged defamation of President Park Geun-hye. Tatsuya Kato, former Seoul bureau chief of the daily Sankei Shimbun, filed ...

Feb 6, 2015

Police used wiretaps in 10 investigations in 2014

Police last year intercepted telecommunications during investigations of 10 cases, leading to 72 arrests, the Justice Ministry said Friday. In all, police sought 26 court orders under a communications intercept law that took effect in 2000 and all requests were granted, the ministry said. ...