Three dead, 500 injured as heavy snow hits Japan: Report

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.

Two dead, 89 injured as heavy snow hits Japan: Reports

Heavy snow and severe weather struck Tokyo and other areas across Japan on Saturday, leaving two dead and around 90 injured, reports said.

Japanese airline sorry over `racist` commercial

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) said Monday it was modifying a TV commercial after apologising to customers who complained it used racist stereotyping, but insisted they had meant no offence.

Japan Airlines 777 returns to Tokyo after hydraulic warning

Japan Airlines said a San Francisco-bound Boeing 777 returned to Tokyo after a warning flashed in the cockpit saying the jet`s hydraulic level was low.

Japan controller leaks Obama flight plan: Report

Barack Obama travelled to Japan in November to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Yokohama.