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Japan government not responsible for Fukushima: Court

In June, three former TEPCO executives went on trial, the only people ever to face a criminal court in connection with the disaster.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday rallied behind the US warning that "all options" are available to deal with North Korea and declared the time for dialogue over.

Angela Merkel says in 'clear disagreement' with Donald Trump over North Korea

Angela Merkel says in 'clear disagreement' with Donald Trump over North Korea

"We believe that any kind of military solution is completely deficient and we support diplomatic efforts," she said.

Strong 6.1 quake hits off Japan's east coast: USGS

A strong magnitude 6.1 quake hit off the east coast of Japan early Thursday but authorities did not issue a tsunami warning.

World afraid of nuclear war with North Korea, says UN chief Guterres

World afraid of nuclear war with North Korea, says UN chief Guterres

Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea.

Japan to deploy anti-missile system amid growing conflict with North Korea

Japan to deploy anti-missile system amid growing conflict with North Korea

The Japanese government led by Prime Minister Shizo Abe has decided to install a new anti-missile system on Hokkaido island after North Korea tested two missiles that flew over its territory, a Defence Ministry official said on Tuesday.

Amid China's assertiveness, India-Japan-US trilateral stresses on 'respect for international law'

Amid China's assertiveness, India-Japan-US trilateral stresses on 'respect for international law'

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in New York early on Monday to attend the 72nd annual session of the UN General Assembly.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says to decide timing of election on return from UN trip

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says to decide timing of election on return from UN trip

Abe`s coalition would be likely to lose its two-thirds "super majority" in the lower house but keep a simple majority, political sources say.

US bombers, fighter jets in bombing drill over Korean peninsula: South Korea

The bombers flew from Guam and the fighters flew from Japan, joined by six South Korean fighter jets in the drill.

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe mulling snap election as early as October: Media

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe mulling snap election as early as October: Media

No general election need be held until late 2018, and calling a snap poll could spark criticism that he was creating a political vacuum amid rising regional security tensions.

India has right to develop within its boundaries, says Shah on China's objection

India has right to develop within its boundaries, says Shah on China's objection

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday asserted that India has the sovereign right to develop the country within its boundaries, dismissing China's objection to Japan showing interests in investment in the north eastern states.

Typhoon Talim to make landfall in Japan's Kyushu island

Typhoon Talim is scheduled to make landfall in the Japanese island of Kyushu on Sunday, the weather agency announced on Saturday.

`Missile launch, take cover`: Japan`s terrifying wake-up call

`Missile launch, take cover`: Japan`s terrifying wake-up call

To the accompaniment of blaring sirens and emergency phone alerts, that was the terrifying loudspeaker message that jolted millions of Japanese awake in the early hours as North Korea blasted its second missile over the country in less than a month.

US President Donald Trump confirms November trip to China, Japan, S.Korea

US President Donald Trump confirms November trip to China, Japan, S.Korea

US President Donald Trump confirmed that he will travel in November to China, South Korea and Japan as part of his Asia tour, media reports said.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting Friday on North Korea missile launch

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting Friday on North Korea missile launch

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Friday concerning North Korea`s latest missile launch over Japan, the council presidency announced.

Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

UN Security Council has called for an emergency meeting Friday on North Korea missile launch

 

North Korea fires missile over Japan that lands far out in the Pacific

North Korea fires missile over Japan that lands far out in the Pacific

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan`s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, further ratcheting up tensions after Pyongyang`s recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb.

India first to import Japan's iconic bullet-train technology after Taiwan

India first to import Japan's iconic bullet-train technology after Taiwan

Taiwan was the first country to buy Japan's bullet-train technology.

North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness'

North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness'

A North Korean state agency threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and reduce the United States to "ashes and darkness" for supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.

Don't form alliance: China tells India, Japan

China said on Thursday that India and Japan should work for partnership rather than form an alliance, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe prepared to discuss bilateral defence and security ties.