A Japanese man has been arrested for landing a drone on the prime minister`s office with a minuscule amount of radiation in an apparent protest against the use of nuclear power, four years after the Fukushima disaster.
An 88-year-old South Korean woman forced to become a sex slave in Japanese military brothels during World War Two on Friday called on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to apologise and restore her "honour" when he visits Washington next week.
Authorities in the Japanese capital have cordoned off a playground where high levels of radiation were detected this week, reviving concerns about nuclear contamination four years after the Fukushima disaster.
Korean Lee Yong-Soo was forced into sexual slavery serving Japan`s imperial army. Seventy years later, with Japan`s prime minister preparing a historic address to US Congress, she demands just one thing: an apology.
Two Japanese Cabinet ministers have visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the country's war dead including convicted war criminals, a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held brief talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Just hours after Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat down for his first substantial talks with China`s Xi Jinping, two of his cabinet ministers Thursday visited the war shrine that Beijing sees as a symbol of Tokyo`s violent past.
Japan is launching an investigation into the landing of a drone on the roof of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s office building, a government spokesman said, after media reported "minuscule" traces of radiation were found.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed "deep remorse" Wednesday for Japan`s World War II aggression at a summit attended by Asian leaders, but stopped short of repeating previous apologies in a move that risks angering Beijing and Seoul.