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A BOMBING

Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Aug 15, 2021
‘Soul Lanterns’ approaches Hiroshima's past with childlike curiosity and compassion
Shaw Kuzkiu2019s middle grade novel takes place 25 years after the atomic bombings, with middle schoolers seeking out memories of World War II from their community to reclaim their history.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Jul 29, 2021
In-utero A-bomb survivor eager to tell family's story in English
Kazuhiko Futagawa was still eight months shy of being born when Hiroshima was bombed in 1945.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 1, 2018
In a first, U.N. chief Antonio Guterres to visit Nagasaki for 73rd anniversary of atomic bombing
Antonio Guterresu2019s visit to Nagasaki will be the first time for a U.N. secretary-general to attend the Aug. 9 anniversary.
WORLD
Jul 31, 2018
Manchester suicide bomber was rescued by British navy in 2014 from Libya: Daily Mail
A British man who killed 22 people in an attack in Manchester at the end of a show by U.S. singer Ariana Grande was rescued from the civil war in Libya three years before by the British navy, the Daily Mail reported.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 27, 2017
Japan's Supreme Court upholds acquittal of ex-Aum Shinrikyo cult member in Tokyo bombing case
The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that acquitted former Aum Shinrikyo cult member Naoko Kikuchi over her role in a 1995 parcel bombing at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 12, 2017
Times Square subway bomber claims ties to Islamic State but officials say he's solo player
A Brooklyn man wearing a pipe bomb attached with Velcro and zip ties set off an explosive in the Times Square subway station Monday morning, injuring himself and three others, sending ambulances racing and commuters fleeing as Christmas shoppers poured into New York City. He later said he is a follower of Islamic State.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 8, 2017
Judge charges Argentina ex-leader Fernandez with treason over Jewish center blast, seeks arrest
A federal judge in Argentina indicted former President Cristina Fernandez for treason and asked for her arrest for allegedly covering up Iran's possible role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center that killed 85 people, a court ruling said.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Aug 5, 2017
50 years after Guevara's death, rare Tokyo photo show to shine light on Marxist revolutionary
Every photo has a story to tell, and the eldest son of Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara is hoping that the photographs taken by his father will give people a fuller view of his life.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Jun 16, 2017
Homemade explosive believed to be cause of deadly blast at Chinese kindergarten
Chinese authorities said Friday an explosive device made by a 22-year-old local man was behind a deadly incident outside a kindergarten in the eastern part of the country.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 2, 2017
Taliban denies Kabul truck blast, warns against retaliation
The Taliban warned the Afghan government on Thursday against harming any of their prisoners after reports that President Ashraf Ghani would order the execution of 11 militants on death row in revenge for the devastating truck bomb attack in Kabul.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 24, 2017
Japanese residents of Manchester shaken by terrorist attack
Japanese residents in Manchester, England, expressed shock that the deadly terrorist attack at a concert hall took place in a city known for welcoming different cultures.
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 10, 2017
Firefight kills six linked to Islamic State after failed ambush in Indonesia
Indonesian police said Saturday they killed six suspected members of a group loyal to Islamic State militants following a failed ambush of officers.
WORLD
Apr 4, 2017
St. Petersburg metro blast suspect likely born in central Asia
A blast in a St. Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 14 people and wounded 50 was probably carried out by a Russian citizen born in Kyrgyzstan, authorities from the predominantly Muslim central Asian state said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 21, 2017
Noted Hiroshima hibakusha Dr. Shuntaro Hida dies at 100
Shuntaro Hida, a former Imperial Japanese Army doctor who survived the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II and treated survivors, died Monday, sources close to him said. He was 100.
WORLD
Apr 9, 2016
U.S. Embassy warns citizens about 'credible threats' in Turkey
The United States warned its citizens on Saturday about "credible threats" to tourist areas in Turkey, particularly in Istanbul and the southwest coastal resort of Antalya.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Feb 26, 2016
Bangkok shrine bombers planned vast carnage, targeted China tourist pier first
The perpetrators of last year's deadly explosion at a Bangkok shrine originally chose a pier packed with Chinese tourists as their primary target and had amassed enough chemicals to make 10 equally powerful bombs, the chief of Thailand's police bomb squad told Reuters.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 9, 2016
Iran complains to U.N. about Saudi "provocations"
Iran's foreign minister has complained to the United Nations about Saudi Arabia's "provocations" towards Tehran, as a diplomatic crisis between the region's two major powers entered its second week.
WORLD
Jan 7, 2016
Truck bomb kills dozens at Libyan police training center
At least 65 people were killed on Thursday when one of Libya's worst truck bombs in years exploded at a police training center in the town of Zliten, local officials and hospital sources said.
WORLD
Jan 7, 2016
Saudi-led coalition says investigating Iran embassy attack claim
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen will investigate an accusation by Iran that coalition jets targeted the Islamic republic's embassy in Sanaa on Wednesday night, coalition spokesman Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asseri said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 11, 2015
Yasukuni blast suspect may have had gunpowder in luggage when arrested
A South Korean man being held over the Yasukuni Shrine restroom explosion may have tried to smuggle gunpowder into Japan during his return this week, sources say.

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