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Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66

Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66

The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 66 on Tuesday as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly grim search for the missing ...

Japan rescuers wade in muddy waters to find typhoon survivors

Japan rescuers wade in muddy waters to find typhoon survivors

Rescue workers waded through muddy, waist-high waters on Monday searching for missing people after one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan in recent history, as officials warned of more rain later in the day.

At least 26 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

At least 26 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

Tens of thousands of rescuers were working through Sunday night to reach people feared trapped in Japan by landslides and floods caused by a powerful typhoon

Cultural celebrations 'to bolster bilateral relations' between Japan, Qatar

Cultural celebrations 'to bolster bilateral relations' between Japan, Qatar

Celebrations such as the recently held Japanese Cultural Night hosted by Lagoona Mall play a significant role in strengthening bilateral relations between Qatar and Japan

North Korea demands Japan pay compensation for sinking fishing boat: KCNA

North Korea demands Japan pay compensation for sinking fishing boat: KCNA

North Korea's foreign ministry ‘strongly demanded’ on Saturday that Japan pay compensation for a fishing boat that sank when it collided with a Japanese patrol boat earlier this week ...

Two dead as Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan with 'unprecedented' rain

Two dead as Typhoon Hagibis batters Japan with 'unprecedented' rain

Powerful Typhoon Hagibis barrelled through Japan Saturday, killing at least two people and lashing large parts of the country with "unprecedented" rain that caused floods

Embassy celebrates Japanese Cultural Night

Embassy celebrates Japanese Cultural Night

A 'Japanese Cultural Night' marking the beginning of the Reiwa Era in Japan, was celebrated Friday by the embassy of Japan in Qatar, in co-operation with Lagoona Mall and Fifty One East.

Japan's capital braces for what could be worst typhoon in 60 years

Japan's capital braces for what could be worst typhoon in 60 years

A powerful typhoon approached Japan on Friday, threatening to batter its capital with the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years, shutting down stores

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fired what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile, Seoul said Wednesday, just days before Washington and Pyongyang were set to resume long-stalled nuclear talks.

Al-Kaabi discusses energy, LNG co-operation in Japan

Al-Kaabi discusses energy, LNG co-operation in Japan

HE the Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad bin Sherida al-Kaabi, who is also president and CEO of Qatar Petroleum (QP), has ended a working visit to Japan ...

Qatar-Japan energy talks

Qatar-Japan energy talks

Qatar's Minister of State for Energy Affairs HE Saad bin Sherida al-Kaabi has held talks in Tokyo with Isshu Sugawara, Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry. Discussions focused on co-operation ...

Japan's Abe shakes up cabinet, brings in rising star

Japan's Abe shakes up cabinet, brings in rising star

Japan's Shinzo Abe on Wednesday appointed new foreign and defence ministers and promoted a popular rising political star, in a cabinet reshuffle that fuelled speculation over the prime minister's successor.