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Unification Church says Japan members received death threats
Some followers faced pressure to resign from jobs, or have seen their children unable to attend school because of bullying
Climate campaigners protest Japan’s promotion of ‘false solutions’ to climate crisis
The protesters called on the Japanese government and corporations to stop financing fossil fuels
Abe murder spotlights Unification Church controversy in Japan
The assassination of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe by a man resentful of the Unification Church has resurfaced years of controversy over the...
Japan mourns as funeral for former PM Abe held in Tokyo
The country's longest-serving prime minister was gunned down on Friday while campaigning, in a crime that rattled Japan
Japan Catholic prelate says ‘violence kills democracy’ in wake of Abe...
“Violence kills democracy. Violence kills freedom. Violence kills justice,” said Archbishop Archbishop Tarcisio Isao Kikuchi of Tokyo
Pope Francis sends condolences to Japan after death of Shinzo Abe
Pope Francis prays that Japanese society "will be strengthened in its historic commitment to peace and nonviolence”
Former Japan PM Abe pronounced dead after shooting
The shooting of the country's best-known politician comes despite Japan's strict gun laws
Japan’s popular ramen chain offers free noodle refills to entice young...
Ippudo, a popular ramen chain, will serve noodle refills or offer one boiled egg topping for free to those who have cast their ballot
Climate activists protest Japanese financial institution’s support for fossil fuel projects
Climate activists call on Japan's SMBC to plug the "numerous loopholes in its coal sector policies"
Tokyo to recognize same-sex partnerships from November
Japan is the only nation of the Group of Seven countries that does not recognize same-sex unions