Video shows the moment former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot at a campaign rally.
Soyoka Yamamoto petitioned Tokyo's governor to adopt a "partnership system" to protect same-sex partners. She hopes full marriage recognition is next.
Multiple people reported serious injuries after riding Do-Dodonpa at Fuji-Q Highland Park in Japan.
Jamaican hurdler Hansle Parchment feared he'd be late for his race when he got on the wrong bus and ended up at a different venue.
The Tokyo Olympics might just be getting started, but video game fans have already won gold.
The National Trust wants to kickstart a 'blossom season" in the UK, just like in Japan.
Yoshiro Mori has created a storm in Japan where women are grossly under-represented in politics and in boardrooms.
Campaigners say claims by Liz Truss' Department for International Trade about UK-Japan trade deal benefits should be taken with "pinch of salt".
Prime minister Shinzo Abe warned the typhoon could bring "record rains, winds, waves and high tides".
Japan is currently due to host the sporting event from July 24, but it could be pushed to the end of the year.