National Jun 16, 2016

Man thought abducted by North Korea found in Japan

A man missing since 1997 and thought possibly abducted by North Korea has been found within Japan, police have confirmed. Kazuya Miyauchi, 51, who went missing at the age of 32 in Fukui Prefecture, was found in early June, the Fukui police said Thursday, adding ...

National Mar 24, 2016

Japan to raise speed limit to 120 kph on some expressways

The maximum possible speed limit on the country's major expressways will be raised from 100 kph to 120 kph, it was announced Thursday, marking the first increase since the 1963 opening of Japan's first highway. Trucks and other large freight vehicles will not be subject ...

World Aug 5, 2014

Video shows 'unspeakable acts' carried out by Nigerian soldiers: Amnesty

Footage obtained by human rights group Amnesty International and released on Tuesday appears to show Nigerian soldiers slitting the throats of Boko Haram suspects and dumping their bodies in a mass grave. Nigeria's military is battling an increasingly vicious Islamist insurgency by Boko Haram, which ...