A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has confessed to decapitating a classmate and cutting off her hand, police said Tuesday, with the suspect reportedly telling investigators she “wanted to dissect” someone.
Japan’s top government spokesman said Monday that the country is stepping up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine.
A volcanic island off Japan’s southern coast continues to smolder with lava flowing from its craters into the sea, new aerial images showed Friday.
Japan on Friday rejected a call by a UN watchdog to accept full blame for pressing Asian women into wartime sexual slavery in military brothels, saying it was not obligated to do so.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan’s northeast coast early Monday morning, the US Geological Survey said.