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The possibility of another eruption of Mount Ontake forces rescuers to suspend efforts to recover the two dozen bodies known to be lying near the ...
Democratic Party of Japan leader Banri Kaieda lashes out at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, demanding that he publicly denounce the rise in racist rallies in ...
Sumitomo shares post their biggest fall in almost two decades after the trading house said it lost $2.2 billion on investments, including Texas shale oil ...
Saturday's eruption of Mount Ontake is likely to set back plans to restart nuclear reactors in Kagoshima Prefecture and possibly elsewhere, as local officials and ...
Rescue workers who witnessed the aftermath of Saturday’s eruption of Mount Ontake said they were tormented by a sense of helplessness and powerlessness before Mother ...
Hong Kong’s embattled leader called Tuesday for an immediate end to street demonstrations that have drawn tens of thousands and paralyzed the city, but protesters ...
The United States is carefully calibrating its response to pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, showing support for peaceful protests while signaling it has little interest ...
The Fukushima nuclear disaster reflects a failure by the government to learn from Japan’s first deadly nuclear accident 15 years ago in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture, ...
In a nation where young children are commonly encouraged to walk to school on their own, the recent shocking murder of a girl in Kobe ...
On a recent evening, two of Jordan’s top pro-al-Qaida ideologues held court on the rooftop of a villa decorated with strings of lights. Sporting shaggy ...
A group of researchers led by a professor of health economics at Osaka University is working out a business model in which the insurance industry ...
Japan’s output unexpectedly fell while stronger retail sales and an improving job market showed resilience, government statistics showed Tuesday as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe weighs ...
They are dubbed the “umbrella generation” — teenaged students who have stormed the streets of Hong Kong in their tens of thousands and electrified a ...
Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of ...
Tens of thousands of protesters filled streets in Hong Kong through the night Monday to press for open elections and the resignation of Chief Executive ...
Wild card Tatsuma Ito shocked top seed Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 7-5, 6-2 in their first-round match at the Rakuten Japan Open on Tuesday afternoon. ...
Yoshio Itoi and Takuya Shimada each homered in a six-run fourth inning as the Orix Buffaloes overturned a two-run deficit in Tuesday’s 7-3 win over ...
The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, saying it was time for a new voice after his 13-season tenure concluded with at least ...
South Korean prosecutors on Monday fined Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita 1 million won (about ¥100,000) for stealing a camera belonging to a South Korean media ...
After the longest offseason of his career, Kobe Bryant pulled on his familiar gold jersey Monday and went back to work with the Los Angeles ...
Kaka is set to be Major League Soccer’s highest-paid player with a base salary of $6.6 million from Orlando City, according to figures released Monday ...
LeBron James doesn’t know whether he’ll take another shot at Olympic gold. James said Monday he has not yet decided whether he’ll play for Team ...
Marcel Granollers knocked fellow Spaniard and former champion David Ferrer out of the Japan Open in a first-round upset on Monday, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. The ...
Saido Berahino’s brace powered West Bromwich Albion past Burnley 4-0 Sunday in the Premier League to seal its third win in a week. The striker ...
Yuki Saito allowed a run in five impressive innings on Monday and earned the win as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters wrapped up the Pacific ...
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