Japan's first constitution tells us to "Cherish harmony above all else," and today it is remarkable women who are leaving their indelible mark on our world.
ICC chief prosecutor Karim Khan commented on war crimes in which at least several hundred children were taken from Ukraine and forcibly made Russian citizens.
Whether as simple flowers or whole scenes, like other kimono accessories, tsumami kanzashi express the seasons through their florals and sometimes animals too.
This International Women's Day, JAPAN Forward presents the stories of 14 exceptional women who let nothing get in the way of achieving their dreams.
"We welcome the move to restore healthy relations between Japan and South Korea that were in a very dire place" since 2018, says FM Hayashi.
Josh Hawkinson scores 22 points and Yutaro Suda pours in 20 to lead Japan past Bahrain in the teams’ final FIBA World Cup Asian qualifier.
At exactly one year since the start of the Ukraine War, international politics expert Andrii Gurenko shares his thoughts on the conflict and Japan's position.
The comfort women myth has already deeply wounded Japan-South Korea relations. Is the latest breakthrough enough to promote a resolution in this history war?
Nozomi Maruyama and Sara Takanashi were the runner-up and third-place finisher in the women's ski jumping competition in Willingen, Germany.
While any improvement in Japan-South Korea relations is welcome, resolution of the wartime labor issue will only be temporarily if it ignores the 1965 treaty.
A trove of official Japanese and American postwar maps provides overwhelming evidence that Takeshima has historically been recognized as Japanese territory.