The Japan News (Japan)

MITANE, Akita (The Japan News/ANN) - A pair of workers on wooden boats pluck buds from junsai edible water plants at a pond in Mitane, Akita Prefecture, on Thursday.

TEHRAN (The Japan News/ANN) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani confirmed that Iran and the United States should avoid a military clash and strive to ease growing tensions.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Multiple career bureaucrats who work in the Kasumigaseki district of Tokyo have been arrested recently for allegedly using or possessing stimulants or marijuana.

TEHRAN (The Japan News/ANN) - The purpose of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Iran is twofold: to deliver a message aimed at easing U.S.-Iran tensions, and to ensure stability in Japan’s crude oil imports.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government and ruling parties are struggling to calm the furore over a report on pension benefits after retirement.

SAPPORO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Police have arrested the mother of a 2-year-old girl and her partner on suspicion of  abuse of the girl.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A clock counting down to the start of the first match was unveiled Wednesday at the Marunouchi Building in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, before the Rugby World Cup begins.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Taisei Corp. and SoftBank Group Corp. plan to use 5G networks to run autonomous and remotely operated construction machinery in the Kanto region.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Frozen mammoth specimens excavated from Siberia region, are on display at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Government plans to launch a website and a framework to help consumers resolve  e-commerce problems.