Sapporo Snow Festival crowds recover to pre-pandemic level in 2024

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ The Sapporo Snow Festival drew 2.39 million visitors through Sunday, with an organizer saying attendance has recovered to pre-pandemic levels after the removal of coronavirus measures.… Read more

World mourns loss of “magician” Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ Japan and the world on Friday reacted with an outpouring of grief and tributes after the death of famed Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa, with some recalling… Read more

Google, Facebook take bigger share of ad spending, but economic slowdown could hurt growth

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ Weak results from Google, Snap and other big sellers of online ads are raising concerns that Wall Street’s optimistic growth forecasts are setting investors up for… Read more

Chinese teen Pan smashes men’s 100 meters freestyle world record

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ Chinese teenager Pan Zhanle broke the men’s 100 meters freestyle world record with a time of 46.80 seconds at the world championships in Doha on Sunday.… Read more

Arsenal hammers West Ham 6-0; Man United ignites Champions League hopes with 2-1 win at Villa

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ A record win for Arsenal. An absolutely critical one for Manchester United. After Arsenal hammered West Ham 6-0 Sunday for its biggest ever Premier League away… Read more

Azerbaijani oil experiences decline in global markets

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ The global oil markets have witnessed a decrease in the price of Azerbaijani oil. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil dropped by… Read more

Oil prices surge in global markets

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ Oil prices have risen in the global markets. On the London InterContinental Exchange Futures (ICE), Brent crude oil rose by $0.56, reaching a trading value of… Read more

4.4 magnitude earthquake recorded in Türkiye

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Turkish province of Hakkari, the Agency for Disaster Management and Emergency Situations under the Government of Türkiye (AFAD) says,… Read more

US Congress approves F-16 fighter jet agreement with Türkiye

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ The US Congress has decided to approve an agreement with Türkiye on the sale of 40 new F-16 fighter jets and the modernization of existing F-16… Read more

12 people detained in connection with armed incident in Istanbul

Tokyo, 12 February, /AJMEDIA/ In connection with an armed incident in the Kucukcekmece district of Istanbul, 12 people were detained. Work continues to arrest seven more people, Turkish Justice Minister… Read more