A court on Tuesday ruled that the Japanese government and the operator of the nuclear power plant are liable for negligence in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Japan (; Nihon or Nippon, officially or Nihon-koku) is an island nation in East Asia.
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Japan on Tuesday successfully launched the fourth and final satellite that makes up its terrestrial positioning network system, which will improve the current GPS services and help create a better communications system during a disaster.
The Japanese government on Friday congratulated Japanese-born British author Kazuo Ishiguro for winning the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Japanese labour inspectors on Thursday ruled that the death of a 31-year-old employee of the countrys public broadcaster NHK was caused due to overwork.
Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Friday underscored the need for improved connectivity in the North-East region for further growth in the mostly landlocked area and better people-to-people connect.
The Japanese government on Friday said that it was prepared to face North Korea's threat to launch a hydrogen bomb into the Pacific Ocean.
In a major show of defiance to the international community, North Korea fired another ballistic missile over Japan on Friday, creating new tension in the region after its nuclear bomb test less than two weeks ago.
North Korea on Friday fired a ballistic missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido, a major show of defiance to the international community, the media reported.
North Korea on Friday launched a missile that flew over northern Japan before plunging into the Pacific Ocean, the South Korean military said.
India and Japan on Thursday signed 15 agreements, including one to give a fillip to India's Act East policy by enhancing connectivity and developmental projects in India's northeast, and for more flights between the two countries.
Videos about Japan
August 22, 2014
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May 24, 2014
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October 18, 2012
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October 10, 2012
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October 5, 2012
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October 21, 2017
TOKYO, Oct. 21, 2017 - Kobe Steel Executive Vice President Naoto Umehara (R) attends a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 20, 2017. Kobe Steel Ltd. told a press conference on Friday that more of its products were found with fabricated data and some of its employees at managerial positions were found involved in cover-up of the misconduct.
October 18, 2017
Tokyo: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Japanese Minister for Health, Labour and Welfare Katsunobu Kato sign a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan on Technical Intern Training Programme (TITP), in Tokyo on Oct 17, 2017.
October 17, 2017
Kolkata: Japanese players during a Round of 16 match of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 between England and Japan at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Oct 17, 2017.
October 17, 2017
Area of operation where the P-8I of Indian Navy carried out the search and rescue operation to look for survivors from merchant ship Emerald Star that sank off Japan coast.
October 17, 2017
CANNES, Oct. 16, 2017 - Masahiko Tomonaga (L), Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination of Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, on behalf of Japan, the country of honor of 2016 MIPCOM, offers a gift to Mikhail Mamonov, Managing Director of International Trade Promotion of Russian Export Center, in Cannes, France on Oct. 16, 2017. The four-day 2017 MIPCOM (International Market of Communications Programmes), which highlights Russian communication products this year, kicked off on Monday.