South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands
South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of their territory.
Japan stabbing attack: Several killed, children among injured
Two people, one of them a child, are feared dead in a mass stabbing attack in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo. Up to 17 more may have been injured. The attacker is believed to have killed himself.
Japan anti-groper app becomes smash hit
A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rush-hour trains.
Japan prosecutors appeal Carlos Ghosn bail decision
A Tokyo court has unexpectedly granted bail to Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's former high-flying chairman. Prosecutors have filed an appeal against the decision, potentially delaying Ghosn's release from detention.
Nissan files complaint ex-boss Carlos Ghosn for 'misuse of funds'
The Japanese automaker has accused the once-praised former executive of misusing a "significant amount of the company's funds." Nissan's criminal complaint followed fresh charges against Ghosn from Tokyo prosecutors.
U.S. Ambassador Hagerty says China needs to change its behavior
William Hagerty, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, talks about the trade spat between the U.S. and China. He speaks at Bloomberg’s The Year Ahead Summit in Tokyo.
Lagos Fashion Week 2018 - Adama Paris
Adama Amanda Ndiaye is a Senegalese fashion designer. She also goes by the name Adama Paris, which is also the name of the label she owns and operates. Her pieces, which are manufactured in Morocco, can be found internationally, including in New York City, Tokyo, London and Paris. She is credited with starting Black Fashion Week.
U.S.'s Pompeo meets Japanese FM after N. Korea talks
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday (July 8) met with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono in Tokyo, one day after his latest talks in Pyongyang with North Korean officials.
Japan foreign minister says Beijing, Tokyo should co-operate more to denuclearise N.Korea
Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Taro Kono said on Sunday (April 15) that Tokyo and Beijing needed to work more closely together to denuclearise North Korea, after a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi.