Japanese police have named a man suspected of starting a fire that killed 34 people in an animation studio.
Anime fans have been sharing their favourite Kyoto Animation work in the wake of a fire at the studio that has left around 30 people feared dead.
Instagram has begun hiding likes and video views as part of a trial aimed at removing “the pressure” and shifting the focus to “sharing the things” its users enjoy.
A man burst into a famous animation production studio in Kyoto and started a fire early on Thursday, leaving at least one person dead and 35 others injured, some critically, Japanese authorities said.
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.
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.
Captain Corsie: Second half of England defeat shows Scotland can compete with big teams at World Cup
Captain Rachel Corsie thinks the second half of Scotland’s 2-1 loss to England has reinforced their belief they can compete at the World Cup.
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 historian has told of how he hopes to get a commemorative plaque installed to recognise a north-east man who is revered in Japan.
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.
President Donald Trump presented a special US-made trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institutions.
President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan by needling the American ally over its trade imbalance with the United States.
US President Donald Trump sought to tackle the US-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country.
US President Donald Trump has arrived in Japan for a state visit that will make him the first world leader to meet the country’s new emperor.
Plans for US president Donald Trump to check out the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling during a state visit are raising security issues for organisers.