French police search for man after Japanese woman goes missing

Dec 24, 2016

French police search for man after Japanese woman goes missing

A 21-year-old Japanese university student is missing in France, and local police are trying to ascertain the whereabouts of another foreign student in connection with her disappearance, local authorities and media said Friday. Narumi Kurosaki, a Tokyo-born student at the University of Tsukuba in ...

Dec 9, 2016

Hundreds missing after fleeing east Aleppo: U.N.

Hundreds of men may have gone missing after fleeing into government-controlled parts of Aleppo, the U.N. warned Friday, saying armed groups were reportedly blocking civilians from leaving the shrinking areas under their control. As Syrian government artillery pummeled the rebel territory in Aleppo, the ...

Missing Hokkaido boy leaves hospital, ending 10-day drama

Jun 7, 2016

Missing Hokkaido boy leaves hospital, ending 10-day drama

A 7-year-old boy who survived for nearly a week after being left by his parents on a Hokkaido mountain road was discharged from a hospital in Hakodate on Tuesday, capping a 10-day drama that captivated Japan and sparked a national conversation about child discipline. ...

Jun 3, 2016

Chronology of events related to missing boy in Hokkaido

May 28, around 12:30 p.m. — Yamato Tanooka, 7, his parents and sister leave their home in Hokuto, Hokkaido, for a park in Shikabe. Around 5 p.m. — Parents tell Yamato to get out of car, leave him on mountain forest path in Nanae. ...