Moving images captured in the aftermath of the attack, showing the devastated city, its surviving inhabitants and US troops, are being auctioned this week
One man reportedly told the court he saw women as fair targets for sexual assault as he considered female students 'intellectually inferior'
Seniors are eating up resources at a pace younger generations can't match
Japan's demographic challenges are well-known: It's home to the world's oldest population and has a shrinking birthrate and an astonishing number of single people. And it seems that, despite government efforts to incentivise marriage and child-rearing, things aren't quite trending in the right direction.
Yoshida and Ishigaki's model estimates there are fewer than 16 million children alive in Japan today
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The latest rosy economic data won't matter in the long term if we don't treat our friends and allies better and listen to what they have to say
25 people were killed and 70 injured when the Yamaguchi-gumi split in 1984
Floods bring death and destruction to Iwate prefecture, which is still rebuilding after the 2011's devastating tsunami and earthquake
Australian disability activist Carly Findlay wrote “There was no hashtag. No public outcry. Not even prayers”
Father reportedly claims it was an accident
The staunch conservative, known for her nationalist positions, is not coming into office promising to make nice
Tensions are building over China's actions in what it considers its territory
That puts a squeeze on relational prospects for Japanese women
In his second-ever video address to the public, Emperor Akihito suggested it is time to find ways to make the succession process smoother