Gulf Times - Niigata
World's oldest man dies in Japan at 112

World's oldest man dies in Japan at 112

A Japanese man recently named the world's oldest living male has died aged 112, a local official said Tuesday.

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings.