National Jul 28, 2016

Bullet hit Japanese aid workers' vehicle in South Sudan, Suga confirms

A vehicle carrying Japanese aid workers in conflict-ravaged South Sudan came under gunfire earlier this month, but no one aboard was injured, the government's top spokesman revealed Thursday. A group of four Japan International Cooperation Agency workers were travelling in a bulletproof vehicle in the ...

GSDF hunkers down in Sudan compound

National Feb 13, 2014

GSDF hunkers down in Sudan compound

Japanese troops involved in a U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan do not see any prospect of resuming their original task of infrastructure building, despite a cease-fire deal signed last month, their commander said Tuesday. The Ground Self-Defense Force engineering unit will instead continue helping ...