Prince William delights nuclear accident-affected children before leaving Japan
MOTOMIYA, Fukushima Prefecture--Britain's Prince William visited areas in Fukushima Prefecture impacted by the nuclear accident on Feb. 28, drawing renewed attention from the world...
Site used to plan Pearl Harbor attack to be torn down
KANOYA, Kagoshima Prefecture--A building here that is believed to have been used by the Imperial Japanese Navy to plan the attack on Pearl Harbor is set to be demolished as early as ...
Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa, left, prepares to reply to a question at the Feb. 27 Lower House Budget Committee. Seated next to her are Environment Minister Yoshio Mochizuki and Hakubun Shimomura, the education minister who is also under a shadow for questionable support from local organizations. (Shinichi Iizuka)
INSIGHT: Abe seeking to avoid repeat of scandal-linked resignations
The Abe administration moved into damage control mode after two more Cabinet ministers were implicated in possible fresh money scandals.
Abe's environment, justice ministers connected to questionable...
Abe ally raises doubts about Tokyo war crimes trial
Education minister disputes report of political fund transgression
Muslims and supporters in Japan hand out leaflets to eradicate negative stereotypes attached to practitioners of Islam in front of Kanayama Station in Nagoya on Feb. 7. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Shizuoka bank refuses to do business with Japan-Islamic friendship ...
NUMAZU, Shizuoka Prefecture--In a rejection that could stir the ire of Muslims in Japan, a local bank in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture has refused to open an account for a Japan-Islamic friendship group, citing fears over its...
PHOTO: Kawazu-zakura cherry blossoms in full bloom, thrilling...
70 years on, Tokyo events to recall horrors of 1945 air raid
Prince William renews friendship with emperor, empress
Ayaka Yamashita (Photo by Eijiro Morii)
Japanese woman's accessory business helps keep Filipino mountain...
After years of soul-searching to find a place where she can be herself, Ayaka Yamashita finally found it among a mountain tribe people on the Philippines' Luzon Island, who impressed her with their warmth and hospitality, as...
Footage found of camera-shy Nobel laureate Kawabata at work and...
President of spider silk fabric developer says insects are...
Yutaka Katayama, 'father of the Z' Nissan sports car, dies at 105
The construction of an arena, which will host ice hockey games during the 2018 Winter Olympics, is underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in late January. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
OLYMPICS/ Head of 2018 Winter Games scotches claims of delays
RIO DE JANEIRO--All venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics are on schedule and no events will be held outside host city Pyeongchang and nearby Gangneung, said the head of the Games as he refuted suggestions of delays.
BASEBALL/ Kuroda back in red for spring training
TENNIS/ Nishikori 3-peats as Memphis champ, beats Anderson 6-4, 6-4
SKI JUMPING/ Takanashi wins women's World Cup event

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