The number of people confirmed killed in central and eastern Japan by Typhoon Hagibis rises to 66, with 15 people still missing and more than 200 injured.
Mauritius says it will seek "compensation from the owner and the insurer" of MV "Wakashio", which broke apart the previous day after leaking hundreds of tonnes of fuel oil. The Japanese company in charge of the ship pledged to compensate for the damage.
The number of people confirmed killed in central and eastern Japan by Typhoon Hagibis rises to 77, while nine other people are still missing.
Forty-eight people are confirmed dead, about 100 others are injured and 17 are missing after Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan.
Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan, the biggest storm to hit the region in decades, with over seven million people urged to evacuate.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in announces plans to create a Northeast Asian railroad community with North Korea, the United States, China, Japan, Russia, and Mongolia.
Japan announces it will fall in line with American sanctions against Russia for its role in promoting the secession of Crimea from Ukraine.
Naoki Tanaka, Japan's Minister of Defense, issues orders to shoot down a North Korean rocket if it falls towards Japanese territory.
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Nagano Prefecture in Japan, resulting in at least seven injuries.
The bodies of two dead workers are found at the afflicted Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.
American celebrity Paris Hilton is barred from entering Japan after pleading guilty to cocaine possession in Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier in the week.