May 21, 2015

Man arrested over online post threatening Princess Kako

A 43-year-old man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of posting an online message threatening Princess Kako, the 20-year-old granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, police said. Toshiyuki Ikehara, an unemployed man from Tokyo, allegedly posted the message on the 2channel online bulletin board on May 16, ...

Mar 6, 2015

Envelopes with white powder found at Canadian Cabinet offices

Authorities in Quebec launched an investigation after envelopes containing a suspicious white powder were found Thursday in the district offices of four Conservative Canadian Cabinet ministers. A government official later said the powder sent to one of the ministers has been deemed harmless. It ...

Mar 3, 2015

Twitter, law enforcement investigate alleged Islamic State threats

Twitter Inc. and law enforcement authorities are investigating alleged threats made by Islamic State militants against the social media network’s co-founder and other employees, the company said in reaction to media reports. Islamic State supporters, in online posts on Sunday, called for attacks against ...

Nov 12, 2014

Man arrested for threatening 'blog queen'

Police have arrested an unemployed man in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, for allegedly issuing an online threat to kill TV celebrity Kaori Manabe, it was learned Wednesday. Kazuki Matsuhashi, 39, has admitted to posting the threatening comment on Manabe’s official blog site in mid-October, police ...

Oct 31, 2014

Vigilance urged over threat to American schools in Mideast

U.S. embassies in the Gulf and Egypt are calling for vigilance after a post on a jihadist website encouraged attacks on American and other international schools there, specifically teachers. The warnings have been issued by missions in Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the ...

Pyongyang threatens to cancel reunions with Seoul

Feb 6, 2014

Pyongyang threatens to cancel reunions with Seoul

North Korea threatened Thursday to cancel reunions of Korean War-divided families because of upcoming U.S.-South Korean military drills and accused the United States of raising tensions by flying nuclear-capable B-52 bombers near the Korean Peninsula. The apparent about-face a day after the rival Koreas ...