Okinawa, Osaka governors at odds over police officer’s insult

Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga told a news conference that Osaka Gov. Ichiro Matsui “lacked consideration for the Okinawan people,” after Matsui expressed appreciation for the work of his police officers on Wednesday, a day after one of them called the ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese pensioner blows himself up in park, injures 3 others

A 72-year-old retired soldier blew himself up in a park in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, killing himself and injuring three other people in an apparent suicide, state broadcaster NHK reported. A second explosion, separate from the blast that killed the ... ( read original story ...)

3 injured, 1 killed by explosions in Japan park

TOKYO: Two near-simultaneous blasts in a Japanese park on Sunday (Oct 23) killed one person and injured at least three others. The explosions occurred at a park in Utsunomiya, some 100km (60 miles) north of Tokyo, shortly after 11.30am (0230 GMT), a fire ... ( read original story ...)