Beleaguered studio Sony Pictures apologized for racially insensitive remarks about President Barack Obama in company emails.
Japan's ruling coalition headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to sweep elections this weekend, retaining its unassailable two-thirds majority.
Sony Pictures staff received a threatening email Friday claiming to be from the hackers who breached the entertainment giant's computer network.
Tens of thousands of people were offered a rare -- but congested -- glimpse of Japan's exclusive Imperial Palace grounds in Tokyo.
Japan launched a rocket carrying a space probe destined for a distant asteroid, just weeks after a European spacecraft's historic landing on a comet.
Official campaigning kicked off in Japan before a December 14 election which Prime Minister has described as a referendum on his faltering "Abenomics" growth blitz.
Kazakhstani figure skater Denis Ten has taken the third place at the 2014 Trophée Éric Bompard, the fifth event of the 2014–15 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating.
The Hollywood heart-throb has been joined by Pepper, a cheeky and chatty android, which its makers claim can answer customers' questions, to promote its Nescafe marque.
E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the amount of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said.
Sony Pictures' computer network has reportedly come under cyberattack, with hackers threatening to release key information.
Kazakhstan has taken the third place at 2014 World Sambo Championship held in Narita, Japan on November 21-23.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised "firm" support after meeting victims of a weekend earthquake.
Residents of Japan's Okinawa Sunday elected a governor who opposes plans to relocate a US military base within the island chain, a fresh setback in efforts to resolve a thorny issue in military relations.
Japanese entertainment colossus Sony said it will debut a cable-style television service delivered through its popular PlayStation video game consoles.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he wanted deeper defence ties with the United States and Australia to ensure peace throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
The United States welcomed the meeting in Beijing between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as a chance to lower their simmering tensions.
The leaders of China and Japan held an ice-breaking summit Monday after two years of dangerous animosity.
A local governor gave the green light to restarting an atomic power station.
Japan will provide up to $100 million in fresh aid to Ebola-hit West Africa, after the United States called for further global efforts to combat the deadly virus.
Hello Kitty, Japan's global icon of cute, marked her 40th anniversary with a human-size version of the feline character regaling fans.
- Barack Obama
- Asia Pacific
- Denis Ten
- figure skating
- George Clooney
- cyber attack