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Japan has pulled a mascot representing a cartoon tritium atom happily floating around in wastewater. People said the cuteness of the mascot undermined a serious issue, local media reported. Japan announced...

Japan approved a plan to put wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea.  The water has been treated, and now experts say it contains minimal radioactive material. The release,...

Japan received a cargo of AstraZeneca vaccine from the US, the company told local media Thursday. Japan wanted to source doses from the EU, but couldn’t since the bloc banned exports in January. The...

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A strong earthquake struck Saturday off northern Japan, shaking buildings even in Tokyo and triggering a tsunami advisory for a part of the northern coast. No major damage was reported, but several people...

One week ago, the Quad nations met in their first leader-level summit and emerged with pledges to work together on vaccines, supply chains and technology. China was not mentioned but it looms large both...

A NEW strain of "vaccine-busting" mutant Covid has been found in a traveller who arrived in Japan from the Philippines, officials say. The 60-year-old man arrived in Narita Airport near Tokyo...

Japan falls silent for Fukushima: Emperor leads memorial events 10 years on from earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown that killed 18,500 Thursday marks 10 years since earthquake caused tsunami and...

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JAPAN has asked China to stop carrying out anal swabs for Covid-19 on its citizens when they enter the country as they cause "psychological pain". Chinese authorities started using anal swabs...

Revealed: The interactive map of Japan that pinpoints neighbourhoods with noisy children so those who want a quieter life can avoid them The guide is called the Dorozoku Map. Dorozoku is an online term...

Fox News Flash top headlines for February 8 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A 275-foot Japanese submarine collided with a commercial ship on Monday...

Robots to decommission old nuclear sites such as Sellafield and Fukushima as part of £12 million partnership between UK and Japan The partnership will focus on developing systems for old nuclear sites Robotics...

Japan has detected a third mutant strain of coronavirus that is similar to the highly infectious variants spreading across the UK and South Africa.  The strain was found in four passengers arriving from...

Countries ban UK travel amid mass panic over new coronavirus strain Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel joins ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ with the latest developments. For the third...

Fox News Flash top headlines for January 7 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Japan declared a state of emergency in Tokyo and three nearby areas on...