Saturday September 05, 2015
The Japanese government has lifted the evacuation order for the first town near the crippled Fukushima reactors, more than four years after ordering mass re-locations near the tsunami-wrecked nuclear plant.
Tuesday August 11, 2015
Japan has restarted its nuclear power programme after a two-year shutdown sparked by public fears following the Fukushima crisis.
Thursday August 06, 2015
Bells tolled and thousands bowed their heads in prayer in Hiroshima at ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing.
Wednesday August 05, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told US Vice President Joe Biden he would have "serious concerns" if WikiLeaks claims Washington spied on Japanese politicians were true.
Friday July 31, 2015
WikiLeaks has released documents saying that the US spied on Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major firms including conglomerate Mitsubishi.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
The Islamic State group has exploited its reputation for savage brutality to become the most feared organisation in the Middle East.
Friday January 16, 2015
Five TDs and Senators travelled on a week long 'bi-lateral' to Japan with business class flights alone costing in excess of €16,000.
Friday January 05, 2007
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said that if North Korea conducted a second nuclear test, it would face tougher measures.
Sunday October 08, 2006
China hailed a visit by new Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday as a 'turning point' in relations as they agreed to upgrade ties and denounced North Korea's plans for a nuclear test as unacceptable.