Japan make history with World Cup win against Colombia
Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South American team at the World Cup.
Toll rises to five after quake in Japan's Osaka
The death toll in a powerful earthquake that rocked Japan's Osaka on Monday has risen to five, with some 370 injured, officials said Tuesday, urging vigilance against landslides ahead of heavy rains.
Father's Day Traditions Around The World
Fathers have a special place in our hearts, from teaching little things to giving their wisdom for life's lessons. Their love wraps the family like a cocoon. Father's Day does not have as much hype as Mother's Day and has no universal set date. There are also a lot of traditions set by families in…
Japan warns US-South Korea drills 'vital'
US military drills with South Korea and Washington's troop presence there are "vital" for regional security, Japan said Wednesday, raising concerns after US President Donald Trump said the drills would be halted.
Wenger considers return to Japan for coaching job
Arsene Wenger is considering a return to Japan to resume his managerial career. The 68-year-old has decided to leave Arsenal after more than two decades. His place is to be taken by former Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery. But Wenger has made it clear that he wants to stay in football. There will be numerous…
Putin and Abe pledge to 'reinforce cooperation'
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday held talks with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the leaders pledged to "reinforce cooperation" at a time of tension with the West.
Iniesta coup puts J-League on the map, says Perryman
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta's decision to join Japan's Vissel Kobe could make the J-League a serious option for the world's top footballers, former Shimizu S-Pulse manager Steve Perryman said.
Toyota posts record profit but warns on outlook
Japanese car giant Toyota reported a record full-year net profit Wednesday thanks to a weaker yen and US tax cuts, but warned about the outlook for the next 12 months.
Japan's Abe in the UAE to boost ties, with 27 companies in tow
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday hailed cooperation with the United Arab Emirates as a "strategic relationship" on a visit aimed at boosting political and economic ties.
North Korea's Kim willing to talk to Japan 'any time'
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ready for dialogue with Japan "any time", Seoul's presidential office said Sunday, as concerns grow in Tokyo that it is being sidelined from the reconciliation drive with Pyongyang. Kim met South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a historic summit on Friday at the border truce village of Panmunjom…