Japan has declared the current heatwave sweeping the country as a natural disaster, as the death toll continues to rise – currently sitting at 65 deaths in the past week. Advertisements
North Korea has held another fresh missile test, firing a missile over northern Japan and into the sea, triggering warnings in Japan.
A powerful earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.3, has struck Japan, triggering a tsunami evacuation warning.
At least one person has died, and three more are injured, after two apparent explosions, reportedly caused by a suicide attempt, in Japan.
At least 19 people have been killed, and a further 45 injured, following a knife attack, at a residential care centre, in Japan.
Islamist gunmen have killed at least 20 people, following a police raid to end a hostage situation at a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.
At least six people have been killed, and another is missing, after torrential rains struck southwestern Japan, triggering landslides and flooding.
At least 17 people are reportedly missing, after a Chinese fishing boat collided with a Maltese cargo ship, and sunk, in the East China Sea.
At least three people have been killed, after an earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.3, struck southern Japan, just over a day after another quake killed nine in the region.
At least two people have been killed, after an earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.0, struck southwestern Japan.