The plant would be the first nuclear power station to reopen following the Fukushima disaster in 2011, despite warnings that nearby volcanoes show an increase in activity
At least 36 people are feared to have died after a Japanese volcano erupted without warning at the weekend, raining ash and stones on hikers
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who returned from the United States on Saturday, said he had ordered the military to help in rescue efforts
China, Russia and North Korea have all been extending their military arsenals as anti-Japan sentiments spark security concerns
The announcement might signal a shift in Japanese attitudes toward virtual currencies
The map was accompanied by the words "Japan wants a war again."
Japan is poised for a historic shift in its defense policy by ending a ban that has kept the military from fighting abroad since World War Two
A squirt or two of titanium dioxide may revolutionise the way homes and offices are cleaned
During a debate on working mothers, male lawmakers interrupted Ayaka Shiomura with cries of "Go and get married" and "Can't you give birth?"
A new day and a new spill of radioactive water
Tokyo Electric Power Co told reporters the latest leak was unlikely to have reached the ocean
The U.S. made a rare foray into the East China Sea, drawing attention to the wide gap between American military abilities and those of China.