UPDATE: Bereaved families mark 2005 train crash that killed 107
AMAGASAKI, Hyogo Prefecture--Mourners gathered along the tracks of the JR Takarazuka Line bowed in prayer as a train passed at about 9:18 a.m. on April 25 to mark the derailment...
Locals baffled by expanded coastline in eastern Hokkaido
RAUSU, Hokkaido--The appearance of newly formed land along Shiretoko Peninsula’s southeastern coast is causing a stir.
Thousands of military personnel and civilians take part in the Bataan Memorial Death March held at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, on March 22, 2015. (Takashi Oshima)
Memories of militarist Japan linger in U.S.
Nearly 6,000 U.S. military personnel and civilians walked for about 42 kilometers through unforgiving sandy terrain in relentlessly scorching heat.
While Abe seeks to stress close ties, U.S. will be focusing on his ...
Japan to name separate minister in charge of 2020 Olympics
White House expects no trade breakthrough with Japan during Abe...
Yasuo Yamamoto, second from right, is transported from the Obama Police Station in Obama, Fukui Prefecture, on April 25 to the Metropolitan Police Department in Tokyo. (Noboru Tomura)
UPDATE: Man who operated drone found in Tokyo was protesting Abe's ...
A man held for landing a drone on the roof of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's office in Tokyo said he was protesting the administration's nuclear policy.
Segway electric vehicle to hit public roads in July
Discovery of the Musashi wreckage raises interest in wartime...
Found: Magazine with obscure works by Masuji Ibuse, Akiko Yosano
Stefan Schauwecker (Photo by Naoki Tsuzaka)
Want the latest tourist tips on Japan? Then Stefan Schauwecker's...
Swiss-born Stefan Schauwecker is something of a Japanophile, having made this country his home, and visiting well over 1,000 tourist destinations around Japan.
Determined sake brewer seeks to revive Fukushima with renewable...
Cleanup guru Marie Kondo among Time's 100 most influential people
Veteran DJ a Buddhist priest who mentors prison inmates
Kazuto Ioka, left, fights Juan Carlos Reveco in Osaka on April 22. (Ryo Kato/ The Asahi Shimbun)
BOXING/ Ioka takes WBA flyweight belt to become 2nd Japanese to...
OSAKA--Boxer Kazuto Ioka became the second Japanese fighter to win world titles in three different weight classes after defeating Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina for the WBA flyweight title on April 22 by a majority decision.
SOCCER/ King Kazu silences critic, renews scoring record
OLYMPICS/ Samsung signs local sponsorship deal for 2018 Games
SOCCER/ King Kazu, 48, extends Japanese scoring record

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