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Criticism mounted Wednesday amid a fallout over the now-defunct games logo and as compensation claims loomed from sponsors already using the design.
Tokyo police on Wednesday arrested sumo stable master Kumagatani, 45, on suspicion of assaulting a male assistant. The suspect, whose real name is Kazuyuki Yamamura, ...
The government will conduct so-called research whaling off Hokkaido in northern Japan from this Saturday through late October, with plans to take up to 51 ...
The government and ruling bloc have started arrangements to have the national security bills passed as early as Sept. 14, sources said Wednesday. The two ...
China and South Korea agreed Wednesday to realize a trilateral summit with Japan by late October at the earliest, despite tensions that remain over territorial ...
U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II’s end. “It ...
Ishin no To (Japan Innovation Party) heavyweight Toranosuke Katayama has become the latest lawmaker to join Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto’s planned new political party after ...
Fatih Birol, newly installed executive director of the Paris-based International Energy Agency, has said the nation’s energy policy following the Fukushima meltdowns provides a “realistic ...
As Kurdish people in Japan seek to settle and adjust to life, some harbor misgivings about their future and for the safety of their relatives ...
Republican Jeb Bush’s new campaign ad ridiculing Donald Trump as a “germophobe” and Democrat-in-disguise is just the start of what will be a bigger onslaught, ...
The operator of the Disney theme parks in Japan said Wednesday it will open its fourth hotel near Tokyo next June, encouraged by the growing ...
Hundreds of frustrated migrants demanding passage to Germany jostled with riot police beside Budapest’s main international train station Wednesday as Hungary spent a second day ...
East Japan Railway Co. President Tetsuro Tomita said Wednesday that the company plans to increase the number of security cameras at its key facilities, following ...
Strong opposition from LDP members to lowering the legal age from 20 to 18 meant the panel will discuss the matter again next week to ...
Thai police say a man in custody described by authorities as the main suspect in last month’s deadly bombing in Bangkok has acknowledged being in ...
The main opposition Democratic Party of Japan is considering submitting a motion of no confidence in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the ...
Australian animal welfare officers Wednesday put out an urgent appeal for shearers after finding a huge sheep with wool so overgrown its life was in ...
As news broke Tuesday that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics organizing committee would scrap its official logo after weeks of plagiarism allegations surrounding the designer Kenjiro ...
The noise of tanks and thousands of marching feet may be intended to stiffen the confidence of Chinese citizens, but Tokyo’s reaction may be more ...
A century after its founding, the Kobe-based Yamaguchi-gumi, Japan’s largest and most notorious crime syndicate, appears to have expelled 13 of its approximately 70 affiliated ...
At first glance, Nijiiro Komachi (Rainbow Beauty) looks like any craft shop, with colorful handmade earrings, necklaces, illustrated postcards and metal badges adorning the shelves ...
An ice cream chain in Shanghai, China, is offering a lickable likeness of the head of executed Japanese war criminal Hideki Tojo to mark the ...
If Japan lays another egg in a World Cup qualifier against Cambodia, pin it on me, says Shinji Okazaki. “If we don’t score again, I’m ...
Kazuhiro Hatakeyama broke a 2-2 tie with a two-run, fourth-inning single and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows held off the Yomiuri Giants for a 5-3 win ...
Ryunosuke Noda headed in a late equalizer to give Nagoya Grampus a 1-1 draw away to holder Gamba Osaka in the first leg of the ...
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