Record rainfall lashed southwestern Japan through Thursday, leaving seven people dead and over twenty unaccounted for.
Recent legislation makes it legal for Japan to intercept such ICBMs, but strict conditions and technological barriers are in the way.
A man died and another caught in a landslide was in cardiac arrest as heavy rain keeps battering the northern part of Japan's Kyushu region.
Defeat in Tokyo assembly election comes amid scandals and a gaffe by a cabinet minister.
The case was dropped even though police issued an arrest warrant for the man. She is seeking justice.
More and more hot spring operators across the nation are working to promote modern-style toji recuperative stays that focus on therapeutic bathing.
The bodies of "a number" of U.S. sailors who went missing after their destroyer collided with a cargo ship off the coast of Japan have been found in the section of the vessel that was damaged, the US Seventh Fleet said Sunday.
Seven U.S. sailors are missing and several injured after their destroyer collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Japan.
The robot was jointly developed by the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning and Toshiba Corp. The remote-controlled robot is called Mini Manbo because its motion under water resembles that of a sunfish (manbo).
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party and a coalition partner railroaded a controversial anti-conspiracy bill through the upper house of parliament early Thursday.