112-year-old Japanese man recognized as the oldest man living
112-year-old Japanese man recognized as the oldest man living.
Shinzo Abe takes blame for loss of trust over scandal as polls dive
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his popularity plunging amid a cronyism scandal, takes responsibility for a loss of trust in his government but denies he or his wife had intervened in a land sale to a school operator with ties to his wife.
Volcano eruption, avalanche at Japan ski resort
A Japanese soldier was killed after a volcano erupted near a popular Japanese ski resort, sparking an avalanche that left several injured and scores stranded up a mountain.
U.S., Russian, Japanese crew blasts off for space station
The craft set off for a two day trip to the International Space Station with the three crew members on board.
Radio program broadcasts hope to Japanese in North Korea
It is thought that 100 Japanese people who were abducted by North Korea still live there. The Shiokaze Project broadcasts just for them, with Japanese music and the voices of loved ones. One woman reaches out to her sister, who was taken 44 years ago.
Abe to Trump: North Korea threat becoming 'increasingly severe'
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tells U.S. President Donald Trump the security threat in the Asia Pacific region is becoming 'increasingly severe' due to North Korea.
Dramatic Japan highway accident kills driver, injures 45
A passenger vehicle swerved and flipped across a Japanese highway Saturday and crashed into a bus in the oncoming lane, killing the car's driver and injuring 45 people in the bus.
Japanese companies interested in opening factories in Nigeria
Japanese companies interested in opening factories in Nigeria.
Nintendo Switch console goes on sale in strategy reboot
Nintendo's Switch console goes on sale in a global launch seen as key to the Japanese video game giant reversing flagging sales and moving past the failure of its last console, the Wii U.