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With Ukrainian tensions mounting, the notion that such regional conflicts could morph into something nuclear is now dogging Western leaders in a way not seen in a generation.
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Koriyama, Japan Marches have taken place in Japan to mark the third anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 20,000 people dead or missing and devastated local infrastructure.
Kouki Watanabe isn't your typical Japanese college student. He has a special skill: He can make the English alphabet with his face.
The company will inspect about 40 airplanes and delay some 787 deliveries after , which makes the plane's carbon fiber wing , discovered small cracks in newly built wings following a change in its manufacturing process, Boeing said Friday.
Taipei, March 7 The Taiwanese baseball film "Kano" received a standing ovation at the movie's international premiere at the Osaka Asian Film Festival on Friday.
Our world's oldest woman Misao Okawa celebrated her 116th birthday Wednesday at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan.
Japanese lecturers Yoshiaki Yoshimi , professor at Chuo University, Hiroshi Hayashi , professor at Kanto Gakuin University, and Rumiko Nishino , co-representative of the Violence Against Women in War Research Action Center, attend a gathering of academics and human rights activists in Tokyo on March 7, 2014.
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the situation in Ukraine and agreed that Russia's intervention there threatened world peace, the White House said on Thursday.
In an exclusive two-hour interview with The Associated Press, Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto, 64, said he had never heard of Bitcoin until his son told him he had been contacted by a Newsweek reporter three weeks ago.
After the earthquake and tsunami, an SH-60B helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 14 from Naval Air Facility Atsugi flew over the city of Sendai to deliver more than 1,500 pounds of food to survivors.
The Abeno Harukas building, center, operated by Kintetsu Corp., stands illuminated at night in Osaka.
Japan and South Korea should take the lead in improving relations and the U.S. will do whatever it can to help defuse tensions between its two main Asian allies, Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy said.
Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange MtGox has filed for bankruptcy protection as 850,000 Bitcoins have gone missing.
A 24-year-old man arrested late Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing a neighbor to death and robbing another man of money in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture, has admitted to a series of assaults on the street, police said.
Located in Miyazaki, Japan, the Seagaia Ocean Dome was the world's largest Polynesia-themed indoor beach.
At the supermarket inside the mall, the daily specials include beef shipped direct from Aeon's own feed lot in Tasmania, an arrangement that reduces prices for consumers and skirts Japan's politically strong agricultural co-operative system that many see as an outdated relic of the country's revival after World War Two - PHOTO: REUTERS [CHIBA CITY] ... (more)