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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Barack Obama intend to declare at their summit that they will not tolerate any alterations to the status ...
The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the ...
The South Korean ferry Sewol that sank off the country’s southwest coast on Wednesday, with the likely loss of more than 300 passengers, was being ...
Japanese and American officials are gearing up for a fresh round of talks in Tokyo this week over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.
The deputy chief of New Komeito casts doubt on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's move to lift Japan's ban on using the right to collective self-defense.
Facial recognition tests will resume at airports this summer in preparation for the expected surge in visitors for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Pakistani police said Saturday they have arrested six men suspected of carrying out a series of high-profile sectarian killings in the eastern city of Lahore ...
Some relatives of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs on Saturday to help identify the dead ...
“In the Spring,” wrote Alfred, Lord Tennyson in his famous poem “Locksley Hall,” “a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” In Japan, ...
Several weeks ago Fuji TV’s morning news show sent a reporter to the Gunma Prefecture “antenna shop” located across the street from the Kabukiza theater ...
The team leader at the Laboratory for Proteolytic Neuroscience at Riken’s Brain Science Institute is not a man usually given to making apocalyptic statements.
Taiwan is Japan's forgotten colony.
National Lawmakers on Wednesday demanded the government redesign its “research” whaling program to circumvent an international court ruling that described the program as a commercial ...
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea on Wednesday, leaving more than 300 dead or missing, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of ...
For the first time, U.S. researchers clone embryonic stem cells from adult cells, a breakthrough on the path toward helping doctors treat a host of ...
Flat on his belly in a sniper position, wearing a baseball cap and a flak jacket, a protester aimed his semi-automatic rifle from the edge ...
Never mind the Ukraine crisis and U.S. sanctions against Russia: American automakers say the Russian market is their next big frontier. Russia is simply too ...
Japan and the United States have moved closer on remaining gaps over a Pacific free trade pact and senior officials of the two countries will ...
The U.S. military’s revised proposal for the transfer of marines from Okinawa Prefecture to Guam calls for less population growth and locating a Marine Corps ...
A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public ...
Japan plans to defy the International Court of Justice by continuing its whaling in the Antarctic Ocean and Northwest Pacific after reducing its catch goals.
Japan will abolish tariffs on Australian tuna and oranges over a decade when their bilateral FTA takes effect.
The Japanese widow of a Ghanaian who died after rough handling by immigration officials during deportation protests prosecutors' decision not to indict the officials.
Haruki Murakami's first collection of short stories in nine years generates a buzz as fans line up, light firecrackers and launch a countdown in front ...
A two-day international conference aiming to empower women kicked off Friday in Tokyo with a call for companies and the government to foster more female ...
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