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Jan 11, 2016

Man held over killing of 86-year-old in Fukuoka

A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of fatally stabbing an 86-year-old acquaintance in Fukuoka Prefecture, police said. The 61-year-old suspect, Takahide Fujioka, allegedly admitted to killing Sachio Ayado over a dispute, the police said. Both are from the city of Nakama. Prior to ...

Jan 7, 2016

Turkish men arrested over October brawl near embassy

Police on Thursday arrested two Turkish men, one an ethnic Kurd, for allegedly beating two police officers and obstructing their duties during a brawl last October that broke out near the Turkish Embassy in Tokyo. Demolition laborers Bayav Ercan, a 33-year-old from Aichi Prefecture, ...