# tokyo - Sunday 25 January, 2015
A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.
# tokyo - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.
# tokyo - Saturday 11 October, 2014
Regular 12-hour days followed by compulsory corporate boozing with clients: meet the
# tokyo - Monday 22 September, 2014
# tokyo - Monday 21 July, 2014
# tokyo - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Japan has notoriously tough obscenity laws, but supporters of the artist say it’s an attack on free expression.
# tokyo - Monday 31 March, 2014
Japanese Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi last year vowed Japan would never stop whaling.
# tokyo - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
Just blending in with the locals.
# tokyo - Sunday 9 February, 2014
Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.
# tokyo - Sunday 1 December, 2013
Enda Kenny will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe along with a round of business meetings in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.
# tokyo - Thursday 21 November, 2013
The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…
# tokyo - Friday 18 October, 2013
See ya later, waiters and waitresses!
# tokyo - Monday 23 September, 2013
Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.
# tokyo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
It’s not out until September 20.
# tokyo - Sunday 8 September, 2013
In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.
The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.
# tokyo - Monday 26 August, 2013
The troubled jetliner had to turn back to Tokyo Haneda airport following a radar malfunction.
# tokyo - Friday 23 August, 2013
Real human being, and a real hero.
# tokyo - Wednesday 14 August, 2013
Nobody was injured in the terrifying and dramatic incident.
# tokyo - Thursday 8 August, 2013
Dogs are more likely to find their owner’s yawning contagious indicating they feel empathy for their tired master. Aw.
# tokyo - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
The nomination, which requires Senate confirmation, marks the biggest foray into public service for Kennedy, who was an early supporter of Obama.
# tokyo - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
Yes, it involves putting snails on your face.
# tokyo - Saturday 13 July, 2013
Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.
# tokyo - Friday 21 June, 2013
More than 18,000 people died when the towering tsunami smashed into Japan’s northeast in March 2011 setting off the crisis at Fukushima.
# tokyo - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
The controversial mayor claimed that the forced prostitution of approximately 200,000 women during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks.
# tokyo - Thursday 11 April, 2013
The remains of some 1.13 million Japanese soldiers still lie in a vast area somewhere between Russia and remote southern Pacific islands.
# tokyo - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F Kennedy, has long been a supporter of Barack Obama and is believed to be in the advanced stages of the selection process.
# tokyo - Friday 22 March, 2013
The things we learned, loved and shared today…
# tokyo - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The 20-year-old has been sentenced to between five and 10 years in a Japanese prison.
# tokyo - Monday 18 March, 2013
# tokyo - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
The family of the murdered Irish student delivered victim impact statements in the Tokyo court today.
# tokyo - Monday 11 March, 2013
Nicola Furlong’s father Andrew speaks out after the man accused of his daughter’s murder gives evidence in court.
# tokyo - Friday 8 March, 2013
The father of the Wexford student who was killed in Tokyo last year has spoken about the first week of the trial of the man accused of Nicola’s murder.
# tokyo - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
The victim’s doctor takes the stand today.
# tokyo - Monday 4 March, 2013
Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Monday.
US citizen Richard Hinds is accused of killing the 19-year-old Irish student.
# tokyo - Thursday 28 February, 2013
The slow, barely noticeable demolition is an attempt to minimise environmental disruption – with 90 per cent less dust.
# tokyo - Monday 25 February, 2013
Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.
No risk of a tsunami, says Japan’s meteorological agency.
# tokyo - Tuesday 15 January, 2013
A “bomb cyclone” has dumped eight centimetres of snow in nine hours in Tokyo – leading to multiple injuries and one fatality.