Jul 13, 2015

Caller threatens to blow up bullet train

Tokyo Station received a phone call Sunday afternoon from a man claiming to have planted a bomb on a bullet train, authorities said Monday. The man claimed he would detonate the bomb by Monday. No explosives were found and the incident did not affect ...

Belgian paper that ran Charlie cartoons evacuated after threat: police

Jan 12, 2015

Belgian paper that ran Charlie cartoons evacuated after threat: police

The offices of a Belgian newspaper that republished cartoons from the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were evacuated on Sunday after receiving an anonymous bomb threat, its staff said. The evacuation of Le Soir, a French-language daily, came as thousands of people marched through ...

Mar 27, 2013

Kishida retraction: China a 'concern,' not 'threat'

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida effectively retracted his remarks over the weekend in which he described China’s military expansion as a “threat” to the region, saying Tuesday that he instead meant to say “concern.” The remarks, made in a Sunday appearance on NHK, “would not ...

Alleged cyberriddler charged with making JAL bomb threat

Mar 23, 2013

Alleged cyberriddler charged with making JAL bomb threat

The alleged cyberriddler accused of issuing online threats that triggered four false arrests last year was indicted Friday afternoon over a bomb threat sent to Japan Airlines from a hijacked computer in Osaka Prefecture, prosecutors said. The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office charged Yusuke ...