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...
An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck Saturday morning off Japan's east coast, the US Geological Survey said.
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.
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.
At least seven people have been killed and 39 injured after a bus bound for Tokyo Disneyland crashed.
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.
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.
Ben Doherty, Tokyo As radiation warnings escalate, food and water runs short and rumours sweep the city of another big quake coming, Tokyo's international airport has become an outlet for this city's fear.
Japan is hit by another earthquake, though not as large as the one which sparked the devastating tsunami.
TOKYO: A train line in Tokyo has started installing security cameras inside some carriages to combat the menace of sexual molestation on crowded peak-hour carriages.
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.
Philip Wen Beijing: Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has held firm in the face of an unconventionally strong protest from Beijing over the federal government’s position on China’s newly-declared air...
Philip Wen South Korea has declared an expanded air defence zone overlapping one recently announced by China that has sharply increased regional tensions.