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World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 22, 2014
The search for more than 50 people still missing after catastrophic landslides in Japan was halted on Friday because of fears for the safety of rescuers.
World | Reuters | Friday August 22, 2014
Heavy rain delayed a search on Friday for more than 50 people believed buried under a deadly landslide on the edge of the Japanese city of Hiroshima, as opposition politicians rounded on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his handling of the disaster.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday August 21, 2014
Japan's growing empire was ready to make a big gamble in the summer of 1914, buoyed by its victory over Tsarist Russia 10 years earlier and later annexation of the Korean peninsula.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 20, 2014
A Japanese man born months before the Wright brothers carried out the first human flight was recognised Wednesday as the world's oldest male at the age of 111.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Sharp differences on historical issues that have strained relations between Japan and South Korea require Tokyo to face up to its abusive wartime past and for Seoul to be less preoccupied with it, US experts and former officials say.
World | Reuters | Monday August 18, 2014
Back in 1960, Japan's Kewpie Corp began selling canned baby food, sensing a chance to catch a wave of young families raising kids in an economy roaring back to growth after the devastation of World War Two.
Monday August 18, 2014
US shares rebounded late Friday to end mixed after an early bout of selling on news that Ukraine had shelled Russian armoured vehicles after they entered its territory.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 15, 2014
Hello Kitty has been sent on her first space mission, as Japan's global icon of cute celebrates its 40th birthday in extraterrestrial fashion.
World | Reuters | Friday August 15, 2014
Japanese cabinet ministers paid their respects at a Tokyo shrine seen as a symbol of past militarism on Friday and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also sent an offering, moves likely to anger Asian neighbours and put at risk attempts to improve regional ti...
World | Reuters | Friday August 15, 2014
Japan on Friday froze the assets of the operator of a North Korean ship seized for smuggling arms, the Foreign Ministry said, just as Tokyo is engaged in talks with Pyongyang to return Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korean agents decades ago.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 14, 2014
Tokuro Inokuma, a former Imperial Japanese Army soldier, got his first taste of the horrors of war in 1945 when he scrambled to gather up the scattered limbs of his fellow servicemen, blown apart by a US air raid in Japan. He was 16.
Thursday August 14, 2014
The higher opening came after a solid performance on Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 0.55 per cent at 16,651.80 with investors discounting a lacklustre US retail sales report and some disappointing earnings reports.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 13, 2014
Japan said on Wednesday that Tokyo would "strongly protest" against Russia's military exercises on disputed Pacific islands also claimed by Japan, a row over which has strained relations between the two nations since the end of World War Two.
Monday August 11, 2014
On Friday Wall Street stocks pushed higher, despite US air strikes in Iraq as investors ramped up buying in a market that some analysts said had been oversold.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 10, 2014
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Japan on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities did not issue a tsunami warning and there were no immediate reports of damage.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 8, 2014
Japan and the United States will jointly develop a fuel-cell powered submarine that can run for a month under the sea on a single charge, a report said Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 7, 2014
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Thursday unveiled a plan to dump scrubbed water directly into the ocean, sparking concerns over whether it would be properly decontaminated.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Japan warned on Tuesday that China's "dangerous acts" over territorial claims in the East China Sea could lead to "unintended consequences" in the region, as fears grow of a potential military clash.
Monday August 4, 2014
Investors took a cautious stance after Thursday's rout, which sent the blue-chip index tumbling more than 300 points, giving up all its gains for 2014.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 3, 2014
A messaging app launched in the aftermath of Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Line is moving towards a possible dual listing in Tokyo and New York as it jostles for space in an increasingly crowded and imaginative market.