Gulf Times - Japan
Lebanon bans Ghosn from foreign travel

Lebanon bans Ghosn from foreign travel

Lebanon banned former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn from travel Thursday and asked Japan to hand over his file on financial misconduct charges, as Tokyo urged the fugitive businessman to return.

Ghosn took bullet train to Osaka en route to Lebanon - Kyodo

Ghosn took bullet train to Osaka en route to Lebanon - Kyodo

Former Nissan and Renault boss Carlos Ghosn began his astonishing escape from Japan with a bullet train ride from Tokyo to Osaka, possibly accompanied by several people, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported Monday.

Japanese woman turns 117, extends record as world's oldest person

Japanese woman turns 117, extends record as world's oldest person

Kane Tanaka has extended her record as the world's oldest person by celebrating her 117th birthday at a nursing home in Fukuoka in southern Japan.

Lebanon receives Interpol arrest warrant for Ghosn

Lebanon receives Interpol arrest warrant for Ghosn

Lebanon received an Interpol arrest warrant on Thursday for former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, while Turkey launched an investigation into his daring escape from Japan via Istanbul.

Ghosn met Lebanese president after fleeing Japan

Ghosn met Lebanese president after fleeing Japan

Fugitive former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn met Lebanon's president after his escape from Japan, where he was smuggled out of house arrest

Japan police find human remains in boat suspected from North Korea

Japan police find human remains in boat suspected from North Korea

Japanese police found the remains of at least five people in a wooden boat suspected to be from North Korea on the coast of one of Japan's outlying islands on Saturday, a Coast Guard official said.

New chapter in QU-Japan education, research tie-up

New chapter in QU-Japan education, research tie-up

The significance of continuing collaboration between Qatar University (QU) and Japan in the fields of education, culture and research was highlighted at the internal grant award announcement ceremony.

Japan's Abe asks South Korea's Moon to act on row at first meeting for 15 months

Japan's Abe asks South Korea's Moon to act on row at first meeting for 15 months

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asked South Korea's president on Tuesday to take steps to resolve a bitter dispute at their first bilateral talks in 15 months ...

China hosts Japan, South Korea with eyes on nuclear North

China hosts Japan, South Korea with eyes on nuclear North

China hosted the leaders of squabbling neighbours South Korea and Japan for their first meeting in over a year on Tuesday, flexing its diplomatic muscle with America's two key military allies in Asia ...

Iran's Rouhani welcomes Japan opt-out of US-led naval mission in Gulf

Iran's Rouhani welcomes Japan opt-out of US-led naval mission in Gulf

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday welcomed Japan's decision not to join a US-led naval mission in the Gulf, in remarks carried by state television.

Japan briefs Iran on plan to send forces to Middle East

Japan briefs Iran on plan to send forces to Middle East

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday briefed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tokyo's plan to send naval forces to the Middle East to protect Japanese vessels

Japan praises strong ties with Qatar

Japan praises strong ties with Qatar

In Tokyo, Qatar's ambassador to Japan Hassan bin Mohamed Rafea al-Emadi hosted a reception on the occasion of Qatar National Day.