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Workers will take some 40 years to complete the hazardous job of decommissioning Fukushima Daiichi plant after the world’s worst nuclear accident in a quarter century.
As Japan marks second anniversary of catastrophic tsunami, tens of thousands remain homeless.
Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, seeks to rekindle the passion in a visit to Washington.
Report says hunts cost govt. $8.5 million a year; unsold meat leaves 6,000-ton stockpile.
'Abenomics,' a combination of super-loose monetary policy and stimulus spending named after new Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, may save Japan.
Nearly two years after the tsunami devastated his town and killed his wife, Futoshi Toba pleads for aid from an unresponsive Tokyo.
Japan had the highest death toll of any country involved in the Algeria hostage crisis.
Japan's new prime minister hints he will revise landmark sex slave statement, replace WWII apology with a “forward looking statement.”
Beijing and Seoul may have less to fear from Japan's incoming prime minister than his hawkish rhetoric suggests.
The US is treading lightly in the ongoing dispute between China and its allies in Tokyo.
There is no clear frontrunner in pre-election Japan, but the candidates are playing right into the hands of Japan’s hawks.
Japan's environment ministry expects about 33,000 tons of tsunami debris to reach the western coast of North America by next June.
Prime minister Yoshihiko Noda has called a general election that will likely put him out of office. Will Japan stabilize its politics once and for all?
The threat of military confrontation between China and Japan continues to fester, as both sides flex during naval drills.
Christine Lagarde praised recent measures to shore up the euro zone's financial system, but said "more needs to happen, and faster."
The Japanese are split over who should lead the US next.
Officials in Tokyo said the euro zone's woes and uncertainty over US fiscal policy would continue to weigh on the international economy.
Shinzo Abe's hardline stance on territorial disputes and the legacy of World War II could worsen relations if he is elected prime minister.
The island row continues between Japan and China, with growing concern about economic fallout among Japanese firms.
Exactly 100 years after its birth, this tiny, colorful slice of old Osaka has finally made it on to the international tourist map.