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  • Pakistan held to a draw by Japan

    Japan hold former champions Pakistan to a 2-2 draw in their second match of Hero Asia Cup hockey tournament at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium today.

  • 6.3 magnitude quake hits eastern Japan

    An earthquake measuring 6.3 strikes off the eastern coast of Japan, the US Geological Survey sayss.

  • Japanese reporter died after 159 hours of overtime

    Japan's public broadcaster vows to reform its working practices as it reveals that a young reporter died of heart failure after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month.

  • Japan offers $4mn aid to Rohingyas

    Japan will provide US $4 million as emergency grant aid for the hundreds of thousands of displaced people in the northern part of Rakhine State of Myanmar.

  • NKorea fires ballistic missile over Japan

    Nuclear-armed North Korea fires a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions.

  • Japan captures Deaflympics gold in women’s volleyball

    The Japanese women’s volleyball team beat Italy 3-0 in the final of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics, an international competition for the hearing-impaired, in Samsun, Turkey. The gold medal was the team’s first in 16 years.

  • Japan floods death toll rises to 15

    The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in southern Japan has risen to 15, media reported Saturday, as rescuers continued work to bring out isolated survivors.

  • Japan's Antlers fire coach who riled Ronaldo

    Japan's Kashima Antlers sack manager Masatada Ishii five months after he steered them to the Club World Cup final, officials say.

  • 'Japanese Messi' sets record

    Japanese media hailed wonderkid Takefusa Kubo on Sunday after he became the youngest scorer in the J-League at 15 with a strike for FC Tokyo's under-23 side.

  • Yoshida 'buzzing' after Japan win

    Japan defender Maya Yoshida said he was "buzzing" after leading his side to a 2-0 victory in Thursday's World Cup qualifier against United Arab Emirates in place of injured skipper Makoto Hasebe.