Iniesta scores outrageous first goal in Japan
Spanish great Andres Iniesta scored a sublime first goal for Japanese side Vissel Kobe on Saturday, helping them to a 2-1 win over J-League rivals Jubilo Iwata.
Mobile mosque debuts in Japan ahead of 2020 Olympics
Muslims that are visiting Japan for the 2020 Olympics will not need to lobby around in searching of mosques to pray. A Tokyo-based company created the Mobile Mosque to accommodate up to 50 people. The mosque-on-wheels was lauched at Toyoda stadium in western Japan, and gives people a place to worship when they attend events.…
Typhoon slams into Japan, approaches disaster-hit regions
A powerful typhoon slammed into central Japan early Sunday, prompting local authorities to issue evacuation orders, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides in the storm's crosshairs.
Disaster-hit Japan braces for powerful typhoon
A powerful typhoon hurtled towards Japan on Saturday, prompting local authorities to issue early evacuation orders, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides in the storm's crosshairs.
Fans cheer as Iniesta lands in Japan to join Vissel Kobe
Hundreds of football fans flocked to cheer Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta when he arrived in Japan on Wednesday to join his new club Vissel Kobe.
Survivors of deadly Japan floods face uncertain future
As Tomie Takebe looked at the ruins of her flood-ravaged home in the Japanese town of Kurashiki, she struggled to say whether she would ever live there again.
Japan prime minister cancels overseas trip as rain toll hits 100
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a four-country foreign trip as the death toll from flooding and landslides caused by record rains hit 100, the government's top spokesman said Monday.
Twenty dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations
The death toll from record downpours in Japan jumped to at least 20, with more than 1.9 million people ordered to evacuate on Saturday, as heavy rain continued to strike large areas in the west of the country. Intense rainfall triggered huge landslides and flash floods in Hiroshima, Okayama, Kyoto and other regions, while hampering…