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Japan win first women's world under-20...

Japan win first women's world under-20...

Football

Sat, Aug 25 2018

England defeated France 4-2 on a penalty shoot-out to finish third after their play-off had ended...

UN chief sounds nuclear warning to mark...

UN chief sounds nuclear warning to mark...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 9 2018

Mayor of Nagasaki Tomihisa Taue also issued a passionate call for denuclearization

Strong typhoon churns towards

Strong typhoon churns towards

World

Wed, Aug 8 2018

The typhoon is the latest weather front to batter Japan, which has been sweating through a record and...

Japan marks 73rd anniversary of atomic...

Japan marks 73rd anniversary of atomic...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 6 2018

The bombings claimed the lives of 140,000 people in Hiroshima and 74,000 people in Nagasaki

On Hiroshima Day

On Hiroshima Day

Hiroyasu Izumi

Mon, Aug 6 2018

A message of peace from Japan 

Tofail: Japan to extend free market...

Tofail: Japan to extend free market...

Business

Tue, Jul 31 2018

The minister was speaking at a press conference about his recent trip to Japan at his office on...

Powerful storm hits disaster-ravaged...

Powerful storm hits disaster-ravaged...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jul 29 2018

Typhoon Jongdari, packing winds of up to 180 kilometres (110 miles) an hour, made landfall at Ise in...

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western...

Typhoon barrels towards Japan

Asia Pacific

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Authorities are warning of heavy rain, landslides, strong winds and high waves, and urging people to...

EU, Japan to sign massive trade deal...

EU, Japan to sign massive trade...

World

Tue, Jul 17 2018

The ‘landmark’ EU-Japan deal creates a massive economic zone and stands in stark contrast...

Heatwave kills 14 in Japan

Heatwave kills 14 in Japan

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jul 17 2018

Temperatures of 35°C or above – known in Japanese as “intensely hot days” - were...

Japan flood toll nears 200, sun scorches...

Japan flood toll nears 200

Asia Pacific

Thu, Jul 12 2018

More than 70,000 military, police and firefighters toiled through the debris in a grim search for the...

Japan rescuers go house to house as...

Toll in Japan rains rise to 156

World

Tue, Jul 10 2018

On Monday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cancelled a four-stop foreign trip as the death toll rose, and he...

Death toll over 100 in Japan floods...

Death toll over 100 in Japan flood

World

Mon, Jul 9 2018

Nearly 13,000 customers had no electricity, power companies said on Monday, while hundreds of thousands...

Exports to Japan rise to $1.13...

Exports to Japan rise to $1.13...

Business

Sun, Jul 8 2018

A non-traditional export destination for Bangladesh, Japan is the only country in Asia from whom export...

Rain kills at least 69 in Japan, strands...

Rain kills at least 69 in Japan

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jul 8 2018

Another 61 were missing, national broadcaster NHK said, and more rain was set to hit some areas for at...

At least 49 killed, 48 missing as torrential...

Torrential rain kills at least 49 in...

World

Sat, Jul 7 2018

By Saturday morning, more than 1.6 million people had been ordered to evacuate their homes for fear of...

Leaving art is the new tip

Leaving art is the new tip

D2

Thu, Jul 5 2018

The huge variety in the origami pieces left behind by customers was perhaps no surprise in a country...

This is how we proceed, says Honda after...

This is how we proceed, says Honda

Football

Tue, Jul 3 2018

Japan were two goals up at one point against star-studded Belgium but eventually crumbled, ending Asian...

Martinez hails Belgium character after...

Belgium win shows character

Football

Tue, Jul 3 2018

Trailing 2-0 to Japan and heading out, Belgium mounted an extraordinary comeback, scoring three times...

Japanese rocket fails at blast off

Japanese rocket fails at blast off

D2

Sun, Jul 1 2018

Japanese rocket crashes and bursts into flames right after launch

Fifa has no plans to change fair play...

Fifa has no plans to change fair play...

Football

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Fifa said it had no plans to change its fair play criteria that allowed Japan