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Stocks add gains on U.S. rally

Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, supported by an overnight rise on Wall Street. The Nikkei 225 climbed 70.15 points, or 0.36 percent, to finish at 19,813.13. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained 129.70 points. The Topix, which covers ...

Japan's 'SWAT' team hones terror attack response after Brussels

Mar 30, 2016

Japan's 'SWAT' team hones terror attack response after Brussels

Police armed with guns tackled a grenade-throwing man and his accomplice in a bus hijack enactment in Tokyo on Wednesday after the Brussels airport and subway bomb attacks that killed 32 people. The Emergency Response Team, a select group from members of the country’s ...

MPD holds couterterrorism drill ahead of G-7 summit

Mar 28, 2016

MPD holds couterterrorism drill ahead of G-7 summit

The Metropolitan Police Department held an anti-terrorism drill Monday ahead of the Group of Seven summit in Ise-Shima, Mie Prefecture, in May. Around 200 people, including staff from East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) and other companies, took part in the drill at Tokyo ...