Man shot dead in Hyogo in possible yakuza feud

National / Crime & Legal Nov 28, 2019

Man shot dead in Hyogo in possible yakuza feud

A senior member of the nation's largest organized crime syndicate was shot dead Wednesday in Hyogo Prefecture by a man armed with a submachine gun and a handgun amid a possible gang feud, police said. Keiichi Furukawa, 59, a high-ranking yakuza of the Yamaguchi-gumi group, ...

Japan strongly condemns shootings in Copenhagen

National Feb 16, 2015

Japan strongly condemns shootings in Copenhagen

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has told his Danish counterpart that the fatal shootings in Copenhagen that targeted people debating free speech deserved "strong condemnation," the Foreign Ministry said Sunday. "I feel great anger over contemptible terrorist acts attacking the freedom of expression and different values. ...