The temperature topped 30 degrees in Tokyo on Tuesday for the first time this year as much of the nation baked in unseasonable hot weather.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday pledged 55 billion yen in aid to Pacific island nations to help them combat climate change and natural disasters.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 struck the Kanto region of Japan at 2:28 p.m. on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding there was no danger of a tsunami.

Japan will announce a $100 billion plan to invest in roads, bridges, railways and other building projects in Asia, a report said Tuesday, weeks after China outlined its vision for a new infrastruct

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said Tuesday that two people died and 480 were hospitalized for heat exhaustion in the week from May 11 to May 17 as temperatures soared across the nation.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding there was no danger of a tsunami.

The West African Ebola outbreak highlighted leadership failings of the World Health Organization (WHO), said analysts Thursday who called for sweeping reforms and a doubling of its budget to preven

A group of 12 residents filed an appeal Wednesday against a ruling last month by the Kagoshima District Court approving the restart of the No.

A key U.N. climate fund hit a snag Thursday as major donors including the United States and Japan failed to meet a deadline for converting their pledges of climate aid into signed agreements.

A fifth of Japan’s electricity supply should come from nuclear power generation, the country’s industry ministry said Tuesday, despite widespread opposition in the aftermath of the Fukushima disast