is your portal to Nagoya - Japan's industrial capital. jCiti
introduces you to the softer side of Nagoya.
BBC News - World
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Search for US tornado survivors The search for victims of the gigantic tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb continues into a second day, with 24 people confirmed dead. Details Syria and Israel in exchange of fire Israeli and Syrian forces trade fire across the ceasefire line in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights. Details Suicide inside Notre-Dame de Paris A far-right historian shoots himself dead inside the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris in the French capital, police say, causing its evacuation. Details Apple's Tim Cook defends tax claim Apple chief executive Tim Cook has defended the tech giant's tax strategy during a Senate grilling. Details Fresh bombings in Iraq 'kill 13' At least 13 people are killed in new bomb attacks in Iraq, a day after a wave of bombings across the country left at least 70 people dead. Details North Koreans free Chinese crew A Chinese fishing crew seized by unidentified North Koreans two weeks ago is freed along with their boat, reports say. Details DR Congo fighting - '19 killed' Fighting between government and rebel forces continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, with 19 people confirmed dead, a minister says. Details Oscar Pistorius' brother acquitted The brother of South African athletics star Oscar Pistorius, Carl, is acquitted of culpable homicide over the death of a motorcyclist in 2008. Details Barroso urges full tax data exchange The head of the European Commission tells the European Parliament he will argue for EU-wide exchange of income data to battle tax evasion. Details Deadly virus kills Tunisian man A man has died of the novel coronavirus (NCoV) in Tunisia, in what is believed to be the first such case in Africa. Details Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek dies Ray Manzarek, keyboard player and founder member of the 1960s rock band The Doors, dies aged 74 in Germany after a long battle with cancer. Details Russia: Eurovision snub 'outrageous' Russia's foreign minister calls Azerbaijan's failure to award any Eurovision points to Russia "outrageous" and promises a response. Details Pacy pigeon Bolt sets world record A Belgian racing pigeon called Bolt is sold to a Chinese businessman for a world record price of 310,000 euros (£260,000; $400,000). Details