Former boxer admits mutilating unnamed lawyer in a 'bizarre and cruel' attack
It is not so much the rise of terrorism as the 'rise of Islam' that Japan sees as a problem, and the distinction between Islam and extremist organisations such as Isis is often missed altogether
302 passengers and 17 crew members were evacuated after an engine fire broke out on the Boeing 777-300
Tomita has yet to gain consciousness
Kashino was an actor in a theatre group in downtown Tokyo
China and US agree that Pyongyang’s latest plan is ‘destabilising’ for the region amid calls for further UN sanctions
The building is set to be 5,577ft tall and play host to 55,000 people
1. Which Canadian state contains a breed of dog in its name?
We've all had enough of roasts, and Stevie Parle's recipes are perfect to cook for a New Year's Eve or any time
...they come with cats, maids, monsters, My Little Ponies or policewomen
The group of about 20 protestors consist mainly of single men and call themselves “Losers with Women”
The shrine pays homage to those who died in Japan's wars, including kamikaze pilots
Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe sent a shiver through the global diplomatic community today, by explicitly comparing tensions between Tokyo and Beijing to animosity between European powers in the run-up to the First World War.
Neighbouring countries unhappy over public 'celebration' of Japan's attacks
A beauty queen is in hiding after exposing a major talent agency’s alleged links to a crime syndicate