The massacre occurred over a period of six weeks starting on December 13, , the day that the Japanese captured Nanjing. During this period, soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army murdered Chinese civilians and disarmed combatants who numbered an estimated 40, to over ,,   and perpetrated widespread rape and looting. Since most Japanese military records on the killings were kept secret or destroyed shortly after the surrender of Japan in , historians have been unable to accurately estimate the death toll of the massacre. The death toll has been actively contested among scholars since the s. The event remains a contentious political issue and a stumbling block in Sino-Japanese relations. The Chinese government has been accused of exaggerating aspects of the massacre such as the death toll by many Japanese,  while historical negationists and Japanese nationalists go as far as claiming the massacre was fabricated for propaganda purposes.
SEOUL — Police in South Korea questioned two K-pop stars and two other singers resigned on Thursday, as accusations of sex tapes, prostitutes and secret chat about rape rocked the music industry and hit entertainment stocks. The blame game triggered by accusations against the boyish stars who epitomize an industry that carried South Korean pop culture to the global stage is rooted in concerns the business has neglected morality in its lust for fame and fortune. Singer Lee Seung-hyun, 28, better known by the stage name Seungri, is suspected of paying for prostitutes for foreign businessmen to drum up investment in his business. On Wednesday, Jung admitted to having shared videos he took secretly while having sex with women. He appeared at the same police station earlier on Thursday to help police with an investigation into suspicions that he distributed the videos. Lee and Jung were both members of online chat groups where secret sex tapes were shared, and men joked about drugging and raping women, the broadcaster SBS said.
A year-old doctor has been arrested on suspicion of child prostitution after allegedly paying a year-old female high school student 40, yen in cash for sexual acts in April Police said Kurata reportedly became acquainted with the girl on Twitter, where they began exchanging messages. Kurata was quoted by police as saying he wanted to speak to his lawyer before making a statement. We've made a "drinking map" for you so that you can easily find pubs even when you are hammered. This is not news.
He was released after two years of pre-trial detention upon being found legally insane. He was born prematurely, reportedly small enough to fit in the palm of his father's hand, and immediately developed enteritis , a disease of the small intestine. He eventually recovered after several injections of potassium and calcium in saline.