2 Dead, 3 Wounded in Kenya Shooting

       Two people were killed and three others wounded when Kenyan military officers opened a fire on a car travelling in Mandera County on Monday.      Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia told VOA’s Somali service that security forces suspected the car of carrying explosives before shooting the two occupants.      But…

Fukushima disaster plaintiffs to form association

  Japanese people who are suing the central government and an electric power utility over the Fukushima nuclear disaster will form their first association. The move comes ahead of the 5th anniversary next March of the nuclear meltdowns. Plaintiffs of class-action lawsuits living in and outside Fukushima are demanding compensation from the national government and…

Suga: 3 arrested, 1 detained in China for spying

Japan’s top government spokesman says 3 Japanese nationals have been arrested and another detained by the Chinese authorities on suspicion of espionage. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga spoke to reporters on Friday morning. Suga said the Chinese government has informed Japan that the authorities arrested 2 men in September after detaining them separately in the…