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Sean Gallup/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — When President Joe Biden hosts Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the White House for an official visit Wednesday, a senior administration official tells ABC News the two countries will make “historic” announcements that will take the U.S.-Japan alliance to “new heights.” This official said the leaders will unveil more […]

Richard A. Brooks/AFP via Getty Images (TOKYO) — As a Japan Airlines plane caught fire on a runway in Tokyo on Tuesday, the flight crew directed hundreds of passengers off the aircraft using megaphones and “their own voices,” the airline said Wednesday. “The aircraft’s announcement system malfunctioned during the evacuation,” the airline said in a […]

Richard A. Brooks/AFP via Getty Images (TOKYO) — At least 14 passengers requested medical consultations after a Japan Airlines passenger plane caught fire on a runway in Tokyo, the airline said Wednesday. One person had bruising and 13 others requested consultations “due to physical discomfort,” the airline said in a press statement. All 367 passengers […]

This photo provided by Jiji Press shows a Japan Airlines plane on fire on a runway of Tokyo’s Haneda Airport on Jan. 2, 2024. (STR/JIJI PRESS/AFP via Getty Images) (TOKYO) — A Japan Airlines plane was engulfed in flames after landing at Haneda Airport on Tuesday. The flight, JL516, which was traveling from Chitose, Hokkaido, […]

Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Japan launched a rocket to the moon Wednesday in an attempt to become the fifth country to land on the lunar surface, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). The H-IIA rocket lifted off at 7:42 p.m. ET from Tanegashma Space Center — located on one […]

STR/JIJI PRESS/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company began releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday afternoon. Executives of the company, known as TEPCO, told reporters they would immediately halt the release of the treated water into the Pacific if […]

STR/JIJI PRESS/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company began releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday afternoon. Executives of the company, known as TEPCO, told reporters they would immediately halt the release of the treated water into the Pacific if […]

Thinkstock Images/Getty Images (TOKYO) — Two people in central Japan are dead after a military recruit allegedly opened fire on his colleagues. The incident occurred Wednesday at a Ground Self Defense Force-run indoor shooting range during routine, live-fire drills. The Ground Self-Defense Force at Moriyama Garrison told ABC News that the live-fire pistol and rifle […]