Japan

Bullet train
One-Minute Read
30 Jun, 2015

Man doused himself in oil and then set himself on fire in the first carriage of the Japanese bullet train

One-Minute Read
26 Jun, 2015

Japanese zoo sees spike in number of female visitors coming to see Shabani the 'buff' silverback gorilla

One-Minute Read
26 May, 2015

The Japanese government launches a seafood ambassador as consumption of fish slumps

In Depth
29 Jan, 2015

Islamic State is seeking the release of Sajida al Rishawi, a failed suicide bomber sent by rival group al-Qaeda

Kenji Goto
One-Minute Read
28 Jan, 2015

Japanese hostage Kenji Goto says he will be killed unless Jordan releases a failed suicide bomber

Bride in Japan
One-Minute Read
23 Dec, 2014

Single 'brides' can buy a dress and even pose with a 'decorative man' between the ages of 20 and 70

A humpback whale
One-Minute Read
09 Jul, 2014

Japan announces it will resume 'scientific whaling' in 2015, despite ban by the ICJ

England trainer Gary Lewin is stretchered off the field
News Hub
16 Jun, 2014

World Cup whispers: injured physio out of the tournament, Japan fans clean up stadium

Sir Paul McCartney performing onstage
One-Minute Read
20 May, 2014

Beatles star 'disappointed' to let down fans but doctors have ordered him to have 'complete rest'

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