An executive from Turkish private jet operator MNG Jet and four pilots were detained by Turkish authorities in early January 2020 and charged with migrant smuggling. Two pilots have been acquitted.
United and Japan’s two main airlines confirmed they have suspended operations of 56 planes fitted with the same engine which fell apart mid-flight over Colorado on Saturday.
President Joe Biden has said the US' traditional allies should once again have confidence in Washington's leadership, in his first major international address on foreign policy.
Coronavirus has killed more than 2.4 million people and infected over 110 million globally. Here are virus-related developments for February 19:
Hashimoto, a seven-time Olympian and one of two women in the cabinet, will head the Tokyo 2020 organising committee after the last chief had to step down over an uproar on his claims that women “talk too much”.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to meet virtually with his counterparts from Japan, Australia and India in the "Quad" framework, a grouping seen as part of efforts to counter China's growing military and economic power.
A growing number of countries and private companies are developing and expanding their space programs. What does it mean to have so many new actors with extraterrestrial ambitions?
Liberal Democratic Party chief says it is important for party’s female members to “look” at the decision-making process. So-called women observers reportedly can’t speak during meetings and can submit opinions separately to the secretariat office.
The show, also featuring bossa nova artist Ono Lisa, jazz pianists Junko Onishi and Yosuke Yamashita and singer Miu Sakamoto, was held at Tokyo FM hall with just 100 fans chosen by a lottery and is viewable online until February 24.
More than 140 people suffered mostly minor injures, many of them by falling objects and cuts while stepping on broken glass.
The quake produced powerful shaking along parts of Japan's eastern coast, and was felt strongly in Tokyo, but triggered no tsunami alert.
The number of people taking their own lives in Japan rose for the first time in over a decade last year as the pandemic reversed years of progress in combatting a stubbornly high suicide rate.
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