Ultra-leftist fugitive wanted for 1971 police slaying may have been captured, sources say

OSAKA – After 45 years on the run, a suspected ultra-leftist wanted for the 1971 killing of a police officer during a protest over the reversion of Okinawa to Japan may have been captured, investigative sources said. Masaaki Osaka, 67, is suspected of …
( read original story …)


Related Post

Nikkei falls as Italian referendum result creates ...
views 48
TOKYO, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share...average fell on Monday after Italian Prime...Minister Matteo Renzi's defeat in a constitutional...reform referendum gave investors an opportunity to...sell into a market that had rallied to 11-month...highs late last week. ( read original story ...)


Market Scramble: IPOs become bastion for bearish r...
views 70
TOKYO -- Retail investors here are fleeing their...traditional ... according to information website IPO Japan. These...strong performers include Temona, an information...technology support company that listed April 6 and...achieved more than triple its offer ... ( read original story ...)


Tillerson won't rule out 'foolish, simpl...
views 81
He even refused to rule out having Japan and South...Korea develop their own nuclear weapons ... Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms...Control Association, told Business Insider the...idea that North Korea's nuclear posturing could be...answered with ... ( read original story ...)


Osaka cops nab 6 in dumping of body of ex-yakuza
views 60
OSAKA (TR) – Osaka Prefectural Police have...arrested six persons, including a corporate...executive, for allegedly dumping the body of a...former gang member found buried on a property in...Izumi City, reports Mainichi Broadcasting System...(June 1). In the ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei touches lowest level since early December
views 58
Safe-haven yen gains ahead of British PM May's...Brexit speech * Investors weigh Trump's promises...ahead of Friday's inauguration TOKYO Jan 17...Japan's Nikkei share average skidded to its lowest...levels since early December on Tuesday, undermined...by a resurgent ... ( read original story ...)


Japan to require regional banks to contain bond-ho...
views 52
With their margins squeezed by the Bank of Japan's...negative interest rate policy, regional banks have...stepped up investment on assets vulnerable to...interest-rate risk, such as foreign bonds. Under...the rule, from the fiscal year ending in March...2019 ... ( read original story ...)


BANK OF JAPAN : Japan’s key bond yield falls...
views 60
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese...government bond ended lower Friday as investors...bought the safe-haven debt in the wake of lower...Tokyo equities and the firm results of a Bank of...Japan bond purchase operation. The yield on the...No. 346, 0.1 ... ( read original story ...)


BRIEF-Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings acquires shar...
views 69
* Says it acquired shares of GUOTAI JUNAN...SECURITIES for $10 million, in Hong Kong stock...exchange Source text in Japanese:goo.gl/ypqE8D...Further company coverage: (Beijing Headline...News) ( read original story ...)


Japanese PM visits Pearl Harbor memorial, says �...
views 42
Under a warm Oahu sun, with the tranquil, teal...waters of Pearl Harbor behind them, former enemies...came together Tuesday to acknowledge the...tremendous loss caused by the Japanese attack on...U.S. military installations in Hawaii 75 years...ago. Japanese Prime ... ( read original story ...)


Bank of Japan March meeting summary: Policy will r...
views 65
TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan board members said...easy monetary policy will be in place for some...time because consumer price growth is still...distant from the central bank's 2 percent...inflation target, a summary of opinions from their...March 15-16 meeting ... ( read original story ...)