Two dead, dozens injured in Hiroshima highway tunnel pileup

National Mar 17, 2016

Two dead, dozens injured in Hiroshima highway tunnel pileup

At least two people are dead and almost 70 injured following a 12-vehicle pileup inside a highway tunnel in Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, on Thursday. Five vehicles caught fire following the pileup, which was triggered after a truck slammed into a vehicle about 7:30 a.m. on ...

Toronto mystery tunnel had rosary nailed to wall, police say

World Feb 25, 2015

Toronto mystery tunnel had rosary nailed to wall, police say

A mysterious tunnel discovered in Toronto near one of the venues for this summer's Pan American Games contained a rosary with a crucifix and poppy, and there is nothing to suggest the tunnel was linked to criminal activity, police said on Tuesday. The hand-dug tunnel, ...

World Jul 18, 2014

Israel launches ground offensive into Gaza

Iraeli forces on Thursday launched a ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, the military said. The operation came after 10 days of intense fighting between Israel and the Islamic militant Hamas, in which Israel hit more than 2,000 targets in Gaza and Hamas launched nearly ...

Abe fetes Japan-aided Bosporus tunnel's opening

National / Politics Oct 29, 2013

Abe fetes Japan-aided Bosporus tunnel's opening

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a reception Monday to mark the opening of a subway line under the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul that was partly financed by Japanese yen loans. "I hope (the railway) will be a symbol of friendship between Japan and Turkey, and ...