Diplomatic cables show Okinawa kept in the dark when Japan, U.S. agreed to remove poison gas
Newly released diplomatic cables show Japan and the United States worked behind the scenes to carefully script the handling of the removal of poison gas from Okinawa before it...
Abe playing catch-up to China as he travels to Latin America seeking allies
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe embarked on a five-nation Latin America tour starting July 25 in the hopes of gaining diplomatic allies, but he will likely find that China has already...
Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe, left, shakes hands with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the presidential office in Seoul on July 25. (Provided by The Dong-A Ilbo)
Tokyo governor meets with S. Korean president, conveys Abe’s...
SEOUL--Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe passed along a message to South Korean President Park Geun-hye on July 25 from the Japanese prime minister that he hopes to improve bilateral relations between their two nations.
MSDF, U.S. Navy carry out joint exercise to lay, sweep for mines
Plan to station Osprey in Saga part of Abe's political power play
SDF to deploy 17 Osprey aircraft at Saga Airport
Cyclists and pedestrians are meant to share the sidewalk on Shintora-dori, a newly completed boulevard between the Shinbashi and Toranomon districts in Tokyo. (Louis Templado)
London provides model for Tokyo's own cycle revolution
Satoshi Hikita really dislikes Tokyo’s newest boulevard: the wide stretch known as Shintora-dori that opened at the end of March between the Shinbashi and Toranomon districts. With its unusually wide traffic lanes, the road, ...
Photographers capture items from Nagasaki atomic bombing for...
U.N. human rights panel urges Japan to silence hate speech
NHK governor's remarks on prewar Koreans in news show may violate...
Doris Salcedo, this year's winner of the Hiroshima Art Prize (Yoshihisa Aoyama)
Colombia's Salcedo wins Hiroshima Art Prize for works echoing...
HIROSHIMA--Colombian artist Doris Salcedo, known for conveying the suffering of victims of violence and discrimination, has been named the ninth recipient of the Hiroshima Art Prize.
Local politician wages anti-drug crusade, admitting past addiction
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Tireless UNICEF ambassador Kuroyanagi working for world's children ...
Ozeki Kisenosato forces down yokozuna Hakuho on Day 13 of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on July 25 at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium. (Taku Hosokawa)
SUMO/ Hakuho upset by Kisenosato to fall into 3-way tie for lead...
Ozeki Kisenosato played the spoiler on July 25 when he upset sole leader Hakuho, dropping the Mongolian yokozuna into a three-way tie for the lead with two days remaining in the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.
SUMO/ Hakuho moves step closer to title with win over Kotoshogiku...
Mexican Aguirre named as new coach of Japan
SUMO/ Muslim sumo wrestler Osunaarashi struggles with Ramadan as...

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