Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine, seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, media reported on Monday, in a move likely to further strain...
Tens of thousands of citizens have turned out for an anti-nuclear rally in Tokyo, as the nation prepares to mark the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.
Linda Sieg A candidate backed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won Sunday's election for governor of Tokyo, frustrating a rival's efforts to make the vote a referendum on the Japanese leader's pro-nuclear energy...
At least five are dead and 600 injured across Japan as severe snowfalls hit Tokyo and other areas of the country.
An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck Saturday morning off Japan's east coast, the US Geological Survey said.
Martin Fackler Japan's foreign minister on Sunday refused to recognise China's newly claimed air defense zone over disputed islands, signalling that Japan would not back down as tensions increased in the maritime...
Julian Ryall Mitsuru Kono hopes that once the executions begin, the nightmares might start to fade. He was one of the many victims of the sarin nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway carried out by an apocalyptic...
At least seven people have been killed and 39 injured after a bus bound for Tokyo Disneyland crashed.
A Bluefin tuna has sold for a record $US1.76 million ($A1.69 million) at a Tokyo auction, nearly three times the previous high set last year.
Martin Fackler TOKYO: In a sign of how China's rise has helped turn wartime foes into allies, Japan and the Philippines have agreed to co-operate more closely on maritime security.
Two Russian fighter jets violated Japanese airspace on Thursday as Tokyo scrambled its own planes in response, the defence ministry said, reportedly the first such incident in five years.
Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki thought they'd cracked open Japan's secretive whaling industry. Now they face a battle for their freedom.
Radioactive iodine has been detected in Tokyo tap water, with officials recommending not to allow infants to consume it.
Video released by Tokyo's fire department shows firefighters battling to cool overheating reactors at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Hundreds of anti-nuclear protestors take to the streets of Tokyo, as Japan continues to grapple worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.
Tokyo In a direct act of rebellion against Tokyo Electric Power Co, which owns the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, the local government in Tokyo is moving to build a huge natural gas facility.
John Garnaut BEIJING: A leading figure in Japanese international relations who helped mend fences with China in the 1980s says Beijing's ''diplomatic shock and awe campaign'' over disputed islands in the East...
A man listed as the oldest living male in Tokyo died some 30 years ago and has been found mummified in his bed.
South Asia correspondent Ben Doherty reports on the uncertainty filled Tokyo following the quake and nuclear disaster, with many residents fleeing the city.
Ben Doherty and Adam Carey Tokyo, neon city, is fumbling around in the dark.