Car rams into Israeli Embassy in Tokyo

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TOKYO, Nov 16 (News On Japan) - A car crashed into the barricades near the Israeli Embassy in Tokyo on Thursday morning, injuring a police officer.

Just before 11 AM, in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, a car rammed into the barricades near the Israeli Embassy.

A police officer was reported to have broken bones his left hand.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a man in his 50s, believed to be associated with a right-wing group, for obstructing the execution of public duties. They are currently investigating the circumstances of the incident.

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The first-ever discussion between the executives of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito has been held on whether to allow the export of defense equipment, including the "next-generation fighter jet" being developed by Japan, the United Kingdom, and Italy, to third countries.

A panel of experts has compiled a draft report outlining key issues for the revision of the adult guardianship system, which is designed to manage the property and affairs of individuals with dementia and other conditions on their behalf.

Amid the Liberal Democratic Party's slush fund scandal, taxpayers are voicing their anger, leaving those working at tax filing offices bewildered.