Skip to content

Japan

Latest Stories

AP_253798432682.jpg

AP_253798432682.jpg

Ryo Ishikawa, of Japan, watches his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the Quicken Loans National golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Va., Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

7bba8e6634a9ae207c0f6a70670092e2.jpg

7bba8e6634a9ae207c0f6a70670092e2.jpg

Yukio Okamoto (left), Outside Board Member of Mitsubishi Materials and former Special Advisor to Japan's Prime Minister, and Hikaru Kimura, Senior Executive Officer Mitsubishi Materials, offer an apology as they hold hands with 94-year-old U.S. prisoner of war James Murphy at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Associated Press)

7_8_2015_ring8201.jpg

7_8_2015_ring8201.jpg

Unlike Germany and Japan that were converted to friends from enemies after World War II, Russia has not followed a similar model. (Associated Press)

japan.jpg

japan.jpg

Pedestrians walk in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Japan's June unemployment rate climbed 0.2 percent to 3.7 percent compared to 3.5 percent in May, the government statistics bureau said. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

9bb5395618ac621e7b0f6a706700ad59.jpg

9bb5395618ac621e7b0f6a706700ad59.jpg

United States players celebrate after they defeated Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday. (The Canadian Press via AP)

456f692118bc621e7b0f6a7067007092.jpg

456f692118bc621e7b0f6a7067007092.jpg

United States coach Jill Ellis, right, and Carli Lloyd celebrate after they defeated Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

CarliLloyd.jpg

CarliLloyd.jpg

Carli Lloyd (left) of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team celebrates a goal with Meghan Klingenberg during the first half of the FIFA Women's World Cup Final on Sunday against Japan in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (The Canadian Press via Associated Press)

JAPANHERITAGE.jpg

JAPANHERITAGE.jpg

In this June 29, 2015, photo, tourists walk at the pier at Hashima Island, commonly known as Gunkanjima, which means “Battleship Island,” off Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture, southern Japan. The island is one of 23 old industrial facilities seeking UNESCO's recognition as world heritage “Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution” meant to illustrate Japan's rapid transformation from a feudal farming society into an industrial power at the end of the 19th century. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

1f93c7b005553e1c7a0f6a706700fbaf.jpg

1f93c7b005553e1c7a0f6a706700fbaf.jpg

Pilot Andre Borschberg is seated in the cockpit of Solar Impulse 2 at Nagoya Airport in Toyoyama, near Nagoya, central Japan, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. A solar-powered plane carrying no fuel has postponed its departure from central Japan for Hawaii due to worse than expected weather conditions. (AP Photo/Koji Ueda) ** FILE **

Russia Su27 AP.jpg

Russia Su27 AP.jpg

A Russian SU-27 jet flies over Japan's island of Hokkaido Feb. 7, 2013. The photo was captured by Japan's Air Self-Defense Force. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

46f31c6e169e1c1a790f6a7067008f68.jpg

46f31c6e169e1c1a790f6a7067008f68.jpg

A couple from Japan takes wedding photos at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, on Wednesday June 10, 2015, in Waimanalo, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher) ** FILE **

Japan Earthquake.JPEG-01d0f.jpg

Japan Earthquake.JPEG-01d0f.jpg

Japanese soccer fans react to a strong earthquake as they watch a J-League soccer match between the Shonan Bellmare and the Sanfrecce Hiroshima at BMW Stadium in Hiratsuka, southwest of Tokyo Saturday, May 30, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Japan Military.JPEG-09e7d.jpg

Japan Military.JPEG-09e7d.jpg

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at his official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, May 14, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

524cc80d26cf0013750f6a706700b7f4.jpg

524cc80d26cf0013750f6a706700b7f4.jpg

President Barack Obama raise a cup of sake as he offers a toast as he and first lady Michelle Obama host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe at the State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama US Japan.JPEG-0b7f4.jpg

Obama US Japan.JPEG-0b7f4.jpg

President Barack Obama raise a cup of sake as he offers a toast as he and first lady Michelle Obama host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe at the State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

US Japan.JPEG-0b0b3.jpg

US Japan.JPEG-0b0b3.jpg

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a luncheon with Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice President Joe Biden, Tuesday, April 28, 2015,at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Obama US Japan.JPEG-04599.jpg

Obama US Japan.JPEG-04599.jpg

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe listens as President Barack Obama speaks during their joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama US Japan.JPEG-01b36.jpg

Obama US Japan.JPEG-01b36.jpg

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama US Japan.JPEG-0b026.jpg

Obama US Japan.JPEG-0b026.jpg

Secretary of State John Kerry, sitting next to National Security Adviser Susan Rice, yawns during a joint news conference between President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , Tuesday, April 28, 2015,in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)