It was sent by mistake to thousands of people using the NHK news app on their mobile phones.
The fragment shows the left half of the Japanese character for “shu” (the Chinese pronunciation would be “zhou”).
Russia doubts claims that the U.S. will not play a role in operating and controlling the system in Japan.
The 360-foot-long Shang-class submarine can carry torpedoes and ship-to-ship missiles with a maximum firing range of 25 miles.
Japan approved a record-high defense budget for 2018 to face the threat from North Korea.
New footage and images reveal missiles that could reach up to 625 miles.
"North Korea does have diligent people and rich resources,” Abe said.
The U.S. ally recently approved the expansion of the country’s ballistic missile defense system as part of a record defense budget.
"The prince, however noble and handsome he was, kissed a strange woman sleeping unconsciously in the forest without her consent.”
“I didn’t do it for views. I get views. I did it because I thought I could make a positive ripple on the internet, not cause a monsoon of negativity."
Humid conditions on the Japanese island where the mirror was found may have helped preserve the rare artifact.
Moscow alleges that the missile defense systems violate the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
Since the 1920s, pottery spanning thousands of years has turned up in Lake Biwaka. Archaeologist don’t know why.
The drills come as the two allies clash over the controversial “comfort women” deal.
Japan says historic decisions to purchase new, powerful weapons were purely defensive, but North Korea said Tokyo was preparing another invasion.
Kenji Fujimoto served as the personal chef of former leader Kim Jong Il.
The artwork sheds new light on a crucial period in Japanese history.
The notoriously reclusive prodigy is waiting for someone to prove him right.
China said it was conducting routine exercises.
A ministerial-level meeting of the U.N. Security Council takes place on Friday to discuss North Korea, with one of Pyongyang's diplomats in attendance.
North Korea said President Donald Trump and his administration had “not yet waken from a sleep” and had not come to terms with reality.
A window fell from a CH-53 helicopter in the second such incident in less than a week.
The annual dolphin slaughter is similar to American cattle slaughtering, said a representative.
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