- Thousands protest ahead of Fukushima anniversary Updated: Mar-09-14 4:31 am
- Obama, Japanese PM discuss Ukraine in phone call Updated: Mar-07-14 1:29 am
- US appeals to Asian allies to improve relations Updated: Mar-04-14 5:42 pm
- Boston's Uehara feels same after stellar season Updated: Feb-26-14 4:21 pm
- Honda taps woman to board, promotes foreigner Updated: Feb-24-14 5:47 am
- UN letter to Kim Jong Un warns on accountability Updated: Feb-17-14 2:20 pm
- US Rep. Kennedy joining delegation heading to Asia Updated: Feb-15-14 9:47 am
- Hanyu's historic gold for Japan no flash in pan Updated: Feb-15-14 5:36 am
- In China, Kerry talks NKorea, regional tensions Updated: Feb-14-14 2:53 pm
- Obama schedules 4-country trip to Asia in April Updated: Feb-12-14 3:12 pm
- Time running out on former sex slaves' quest Updated: Feb-11-14 8:19 pm
- Ruling party-backed candidate wins Tokyo race Updated: Feb-09-14 10:26 pm
- Japan: Peace treaty talks with Russia going fast Updated: Feb-08-14 10:29 am
TOKYO - Banging on drums and waving "Sayonara nukes" signs, thousands of people rallied in a Tokyo park and marched to Parliament on Sunday to demand an end to nuclear power ahead of the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.
WASHINGTON - The White House says President Barack Obama spoke with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) about the situation in Ukraine and both leaders agree that Russia's actions threaten international peace and security.
WASHINGTON - The United States appealed Tuesday to its closest Asian allies, Japan and South Korea, to improve their strained relations, saying there's an urgent need to show restraint on "difficult historical issues."
TOKYO - Honda appointed a woman to its board for the first time and gave a major promotion to a foreigner in signs the automaker wants to change perceptions of a hidebound corporate culture.
GENEVA - A U.N. panel warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday that he may be held accountable for orchestrating widespread crimes against civilians in the secretive Asian nation, ranging from systematic executions to torture, rape and mass starvation.
BOSTON - Congressman Joe Kennedy is heading to Asia as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation.
SOCHI, Russia - Unlike when Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang made a major Olympic breakthrough for Asian men, Yuzuru Hanyu's historic gold medal for Japan in figure skating looks less a flash in the pan and more of a significant shift in his sport's center of gravity.
BEIJING - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he had won a commitment from China to help bring a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks, even as he butted heads with Chinese leaders over a series of increasingly aggressive steps Beijing has taken to assert itself in territorial disputes with its smaller neighbors.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in April.
TOECHON, South Korea - A single picture captures the regret, shame and rage that Kim Gun-ja has harbored through most of her 89 years. Dressed in a long white wedding gown, she carries a bouquet of red flowers and stares at the camera, her deep wrinkles obscured by makeup and a diaphanous veil.
TOKYO - Yoichi Masuzoe, a former health minister backed by Japan's ruling party, easily won Tokyo's gubernatorial election Sunday, defeating two candidates who had promised to end nuclear power.
SOCHI, Russia - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says negotiations with Russia are accelerating toward a long-awaited peace treaty over four islands that both have claimed since World War II.