Japanese student held after two killed with crossbow Jun 05, 2020 0 36 12345 Tokyo Japanese police on Thursday arrested a university student suspected of killing two members of his family with a crossbow and injuring two others in a rare violent crime in the country.Police in Takarazuka city near Osaka in western Japan said they took the 23-year-old student, identified as Hideaki Nozu, into custody at the scene of the incident in a residential neighbourhood.Two women in their 40s and 70s were confirmed dead, while two others -- also family members -- were injured and sent to hospital, a police official told AFP.“Details, including his motive, are under investigation,” the official said.The man reportedly confessed saying: “I killed several members of my family.”Local media said police were alerted when a woman called saying: “My grandchild shot me with an arrow.” (AFP) Pages 123 RELATED ARTICLES India, Australia strengthen defence ties as China tensions loom Jun 05, 2020 0 802 Hong Kong protesters defy ban, rally to remember Tiananmen Jun 05, 2020 0 719 Rohingya refugees running scared from coronvirus tests Jun 05, 2020 0 38 Taiwan urges Beijing to acknowledge Tiananmen crackdown AFP Taipei Taiwan called on China to officially acknowledge the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on Thursday, as the island marked the anniversary of the day student-led protests were violently crushed by tanks. Hundreds of .. Philippines allows churches to resume Mass as caseload tops 20,000 DPA Manila The Philippine government on Thursday announced it was allowing churches to resume Mass and other religious gatherings in areas with a low risk of coronavirus infections. Religious gatherings and work .. South Korean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Samsung heir Seoul South Korean prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for Samsung Group heir Lee Jae Yon, as part of an investigation into a controversial merger between two group units five years ago, local media reported on .. Spike in Malaysia virus cases as migrants are infected AFP Kuala Lumpur Malaysia reported 277 coronavirus cases Thursday, its biggest daily increase, due to a growing outbreak at a migrant detention centre, sparking accusations the government is failing to protect .. Thousands attend funeral ceremony of well-known cleric in Kabul DPA Kabul Despite a pandemic, several thousand people, including politicians and government officials, attended the funeral ceremony of a well-known cleric who was killed by a bomb earlier this week. The funeral .. N Korea threatens to end military agreement over activists’ leaflets DPA Seoul North Korea has threatened to pull out of a military agreement with South Korea unless the government in Seoul takes action on activists sending leaflets into the reclusive neighbouring nation. South Korean ..