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North Korea slammed South Korea on Saturday for making critical comments on a Japanese official's recent visit to Pyongyang, calling it an "unprecedented precipitancy." Isao Lijima, an adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, returned to Tokyo Friday after a surprise four-day visit to North Korea.
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Ever notice when your friends come back from a holiday and they've put on a few pounds? Maybe they feasted on too many delicious baguettes in France or indulged in a few too many pasta dishes in Italy.
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Seismologists said Wednesday that a nuclear reactor in Tsuruga, in western Japan, stands above an active seismic fault, a finding that could lead to the first permanent shutdown of a reactor since the Fukushima crisis two years ago.
When National Gallery of Canada curators started pulling together work by indigenous artists from around the world for the summer exhibit Sakahan , they discovered surprising connections.
The Michelin Guide has unveiled its 2013 special edition guide to Hiroshima, Japan , the very first time guide's inspectors have rated the region.
An emerging Japanese nationalist political party whose co-leader outraged many with remarks about Japan's wartime and modern sexual services became embroiled in more controversy Friday when a party lawmaker accused ethnic Koreans of involvement in prostitution.
An adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ended a visit to North Korea on Friday but would not give details of his talks with leaders in Pyongyang.
Vincent van Gogh's "Road Menders" will be one of the highlights of the 2014 exhibition season at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
In recent years Japanese designer Koji Iyama has created a series of colorful tape installations for the decorative masking tape brand mt .
The United States condemned as "outrageous and offensive" comments by the mayor of the Japanese city of Osaka who said this week that Japan's military brothels during World War Two were "necessary" to provide respite for soldiers.
Iryn told her lawyer that it has been unfortunate to her that even if she asks for salt ,she can not get it because as a prisoner she can not get an interpreter.She said that most people use sign language.
The first film shot in 8K will be screened at Cannes, demonstrating what the Japanese broadcaster is calling "the final format." TOKYO Japan's public broadcaster NHK will showcase its next-generation 8K Super Hi-Vision format with screenings at Cannes on May 16 and 17 of the first short feature shot in the ultra-HD system.
TOKYO: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said yesterday he might meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to help resolve the issue of Pyongyang's kidnapping of Japanese citizens.
Japan is embarking on its most ambitious attempt at electricity industry reform since 1951, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe well-positioned for victory in a battle to break up powerful regional monopolies that is seen as a test of his political agenda.