World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 2, 2015
The master recording of Emperor Hirohito's speech announcing Japan's World War II surrender has been brought back to life in digital form ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of the war.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Japan must face up to the truth over its wartime system of sex slavery if it is to purge the stain of its past wrongs, the man who issued a landmark apology today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 17, 2014
A severe snowstorm sweeping across Japan has killed 19 people and left more than 1,600 injured, media and officials said on Monday, as the extreme weather sparked widespread transport chaos.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 8, 2014
The heaviest snow in two decades struck Tokyo and other areas across Japan on Saturday, leaving three dead and nearly 500 others injured, reports said.