North Korea fires missile, possibly ICBM, into sea off east coast

North Korea fires missile, possibly ICBM, into sea off east coast

The apparent missile may have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone, NHK said.

Jul 28, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
Earthquake hits western Japan: USGS

Earthquake hits western Japan: USGS

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan on Friday, the United State Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami risk.

Oct 21, 2016, 11:53 AM IST

China detains Japanese for 'spying'

China has reportedly detained a Japanese official from an exchange group for his alleged involvement in spying activities, but the Tokyo-based group denies any links with the man.

Jul 29, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

Japan emperor intends to step down in coming years: NHK

Japanese Emperor Akihito intends to step down in coming years, public broadcaster NHK said on Wednesday, a step unprecedented in modern Japan.

Jul 13, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

Nissan in talks for controlling stake in Mitsubishi: Media

The scandal -- reported to cover almost every model sold in Japan since 1991 -- also includes mini-cars produced by Mitsubishi for Nissan as part of a joint venture.

May 12, 2016, 01:51 AM IST

Japanese island continues to grow, thanks to magma flow

The remote Japanese island of Nishinoshima is continuing to grow a year-and-a-half after a volcano erupted on it and will continue to grow, according to a study broadcast on Friday by public radio and television broadcaster NHK.

Jul 04, 2015, 00:18 AM IST

Drone with "minuscule" quantity of radiation lands on Japan PM's office: Media

A drone marked with a radioactive sign landed on the roof of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s office on Wednesday and tested positive for a "minuscule" amount of radiation, media reported. 

Apr 22, 2015, 12:38 PM IST

Typhoon Halong makes landfall on Japan`s western main island

Typhoon Halong slammed into Japan`s western main island early Sunday after Japan`s weather agency issued its highest alert as the storm lashed the southwest of the country.

Aug 10, 2014, 05:16 AM IST

French woman who fled during nuclear crisis sues NHK for firing her

A French woman has sued public broadcaster Japan Broadcasting Corp (NHK) for dismissing her after she left Japan in response to a French government warning issued during the Fukushima nuclear crisis.

Jan 16, 2013, 13:10 PM IST

Tornado strikes city near Tokyo, dozens injured

The fire department said the tornado struck in the city of Tsukuba, 60 kilometres northeast of Tokyo.

May 06, 2012, 15:13 PM IST