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Suspect may have used homemade pipe bomb in Kishida attack, investigators say
The revelation came as police raided the home of the 24-year-old suspect in Kawanishi, Hyogo Prefecture.
Five bodies from missing SDF chopper found off Okinawa
The SDF searched for the helicopter and the 10 people who had been on board by using deep-sea divers in waters off the island of …
G7 environment ministers agree on drastic expansion of wind power, but no coal exit timeline
Agreement leaves open the possibility of current coal plants employing controversial new technologies like hydrogen and ammonia co-fired plants as well as carbon capture and …
Police probe explosives attack as Kishida returns to election rallies
A suspect is in custody after a cylindrical object landed 1 meter from the prime minister, who was evacuated before the device exploded.
COVID-19 tracker: Tokyo logs 891 new coronavirus cases
On Saturday, 8,550 new COVID-19 cases were reported across Japan, up some 70 from the week before.
Kishida incident shows protecting VIPs from lone wolves remains a tall order
Campaigning often sees politicians looking to shake hands and deliver speeches in front of sometimes large audiences in settings without security checkpoints.

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