At least two persons died and more than 50 were injured, according to police, by strong winds that battered Japan on Sunday.

Nine people have been killed and 860 others injured after a powerful earthquake jolted southwestern Japan on Thursday night, local police said Friday.

Japan’s utilities are reserving capacity for nuclear power on their grids even though all but two of the nation’s reactors remain closed with little prospect of many others restarting, according to

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Wakayama Prefecture on Friday, but local authorities said there was no danger of a tsunami.

In a survey that began in April 2014 to check the impact of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, 16 children have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer and 35 are suspected of having the disease, a pref

Smart Energy Co Ltd has completed one of the world’s largest-scale floating solar power plants in Kawajima, Saitama Prefecture.

More than 2,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country’s national health institute said on Saturday, as the disease continues its spread across the Am

Yahoo Japan said Wednesday it is strengthening policing of illegal ivory on its online commerce site as criticism grows it is supporting a trade that fuels the slaughter of wild elephants.

An Indonesian government-sanctioned but independent human rights commission has told Japan to carefully review the construction of a controversial $4 billion thermal power plant funded by an Indone

More than 100,000 people have had to evacuate from their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina due to severe flooding in the wake of heavy summer rains brought on