President reiterates he won't apologize for decision in 'the midst of war' to drop bomb.
Devastating quake halts factory production; economic damage may exceed $10 billion.
'Race against time' for rescue operations with wind and rain forecast to get heavier on southern Japanese island.
Kazuya Maruyama was trying to praise the U.S. for appointing an African-American president.
Anonymous has been targeting Japanese and Icelandic websites over whaling.
A deal with Japan, rapprochement with Pakistan, but deadlock in parliament.
From now on, Japan’s military, known as its Self-Defense Forces, will be permitted to fight overseas
Marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, Abe also said he upheld past official apologies but offered no new apology of his own.
Jordan said it would go ahead with a proposed prisoner swap only if one of its pilots captured by Islamic State insurgents was freed.
The recession comes nearly two years after Shinzo Abe returned to power promising to revive the economy
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