US naval, air maneuvers become 'new normal' in Asia Pacific

American ships and fighter jets maneuvering across the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan represent the "new normal" in US-Pacific relations despite rising tensions with China and Moscow.

Unbelievable! Mother and her lesbian partner rupture heart of two-year-old son

Unbelievable! Mother and her lesbian partner rupture heart of two-year-old son

At times it really becomes too hard to even imagine that parents can do such kind of atrocities on their own child.

Top North Korea official visits Beijing amid tensions: Report

A top North Korean official made an unexpected visit to China on Tuesday in an apparent attempt by Pyongyang to mend frayed ties with its powerful neighbour, Japanese media reported.

Arun Jaitley invites pension funds, other Japanese investors

Arun Jaitley invites pension funds, other Japanese investors

Keen on investments from Japan to boost economic growth, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday met key ministers in the Japanese administration and wooed pension funds to partner in India's infrastructure development.

S Korea ministry says signs North preparing missile launch

S Korea ministry says signs North preparing missile launch

UN resolutions ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly fires short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast.

Missing Japanese journalist's photo posted online

 Jumpei Yasuda has been covering conflict areas, including Syria and Iraq.

Japan PM may face no-confidence motion over tax issue

Japan PM may face no-confidence motion over tax issue

Finance Minister Taro Aso said that if the tax hike is postponed, the Prime Minister should dissolve the Lower House to seek a public mandate in a general election. 

Arun Jaitley seeks Japanese investments; meets SoftBank CEO

Arun Jaitley seeks Japanese investments; meets SoftBank CEO

Seeking to woo investors from Asia's second biggest economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday began his six-day Japan visit as he met Masayoshi Son, the CEO of Japanese telecom giant SoftBank Group, which is eyeing "one of the biggest" investments in solar power sector in India.

Japan's Shinzo Abe may leave tax hike to next PM: Reports

Japan's Shinzo Abe may leave tax hike to next PM: Reports

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to push back his debt-loaded country's next tax hike for two and a half years, when he will likely have left office, reports said Sunday.

Japanese parents leave son in mountains as punishment, now a massive search in underway

The parents of a seven-year-old Japanese boy missing in the mountains confessed on Sunday they had left him as a punishment and he did not get lost during a hike as first claimed, police said.

US military restricts troops after murder in Okinawa

The US military in Japan is restricting celebrations and off-base alcohol consumption in Okinawa after the arrest of a former Marine suspected of killing a woman on the southern Japanese island.

DNA: Today in History May 27, 2016

Watch history moment to learn the events that occurred on this very date i.e May 27.

US President Barack Obama mourns dead in Hiroshima, calls for world without nuclear arms

US President Barack Obama mourns dead in Hiroshima, calls for world without nuclear arms

Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent US President to visit Hiroshima, site of the world`s first atomic bombing, in a gesture Tokyo and Washington hope will showcase their alliance and reinvigorate efforts to rid the world of nuclear arms.

BMW recalls 120,000 cars over Takata air bags

BMW recalls 120,000 cars over Takata air bags

German carmaker BMW is recalling 120,000 cars in the United States for defective Takata air bags, German paper Bild reported on its website on Friday.

Korean Air jet catches fire at Tokyo's Haneda airport, forcing evacuation

The Boeing 777 was bound for Seoul from Tokyo. 

Hiroshima bombing 'of Japan's own making': China state media

Chinese state media said that the "atomic bombings of Japan were of its own making", ahead of a historic visit to Hiroshima today by US President Barack Obama.

North Korea slams Obama's 'childish' Hiroshima visit

North Korea said Obama's visit to the site of the 1945 atomic bomb strike was an act of stunning hypocrisy.

Barack Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima Memorial, says death fell from the sky and the world changed

Barack Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima Memorial, says death fell from the sky and the world changed

“In the image of a mushroom cloud that rose in these skies we are starkly reminded of humanity's core contradictions."

Barack Obama arrives at Hiroshima atomic bomb park

Barack Obama arrives at Hiroshima atomic bomb park

Barack Obama arrived at Hiroshima`s atomic bomb park Friday on a historic first visit by a sitting US president.

China says extremely dissatisfied with G7 statement on South China Sea

China has said that the South China Sea issue has nothing to do with G7 or its member countries.