Data indicates a spacecraft successfully landed on a distant asteroid and completed its historic mission of collecting underground samples that scientists hope will provide clues to the origin of the solar system, Japan’s space agency said.
Nine deer have died after swallowing plastic bags at a park in western Japan.
Nine deer at a famed park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags.
Heavy rain has caused flooding and mudslides in southern Japan.
Japan has resumed commercial whaling after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that is seen as a largely lost cause.
Boris Johnson has again criticised Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that liberalism is dead, with the potential Prime Minister saying Britain was the best modern example of the “triumph of liberal values”.
Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have hit the reset button in trade talks between the world’s two biggest economies, at least delaying an escalation in tension between the US and China that had financial markets on edge and cast a cloud over the global economy.
The Duke of Sussex will help mark a moment in history when he attends the first Major League Baseball (MLB) game played in Europe.
Theresa May condemned Vladimir Putin’s “irresponsible” actions in a frosty meeting between the two leaders dominated by exchanges about the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Donald Trump’s ban on Huawei could influence UK firms’ decisions about using the Chinese telecoms giant’s technology, Theresa May has suggested.
Japan’s foreign minister Taro Kono has warned against a no-deal Brexit.
The Dundee-set movie Schemers is to premiere this weekend at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF).
Japanese Emperor Naruhito’s younger brother says the royal family can perform only as much because its membership is declining.
A powerful earthquake has jolted north-western Japan, causing minor injuries to 21 people and a brief evacuation of coastal areas before the risk of a tsunami passed.
Scotland boss Shelley Kerr felt her side should have been awarded a penalty in the 2-1 Women’s World Cup loss to Japan in Rennes.
Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies concluded a meeting in Japan with a pledge to do all they can to protect global growth.
A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” has attacked a group of schoolgirls near a school bus parked at a bus stop just outside Tokyo, killing two people and injuring at least 17 before killing himself.
President Donald Trump has invoked the name of the era under Japan’s new emperor in his toast at an imperial banquet in his honour.
US president Donald Trump has said he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests conducted by North Korea, breaking with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on a four-day state visit.
US president Donald Trump has become the first world leader to meet the new emperor of Japan.