Japan

Japan observed a minute of silence Tuesday to mark the 68th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. Survivors and relatives of victims were among 50,000 people gathered at a peace park in Hiroshima for a somber ceremony. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the crowd Japan has a unique responsibility…

LOT Polish Airlines inaugurates new 787 Dreamliner nonstop service from Chicago to Warsaw today and makes aviation history as the first airline with scheduled Dreamliner service from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. (PRNewsFoto/LOT Polish Airlines) The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday ordered domestic airlines temporarily halt the use of Boeing 787 aircraft…

A pair of Japanese airlines have grounded their Boeing 787 aircraft after a problem forced an emergency landing. On Wednesday, an All Nippon Airways 787 made an emergency landing at Takamatsu Airport in Japan. A battery problem and a burning smell in the cockpit was apparently responsible for the emergency…

TOKYO — Japan is a wonderful country to visit, but limiting what attractions to see over the course of a week can be a bit challenging. Here are a few suggestions for starters, but this is by no means a comprehensive guide. In Tokyo, visit the Tsukiji Fish Market, a…

Sixty-six years ago today, the world ushered in the Nuclear age when the Enola Gay dropped Little Boy over Hiroshima. It was 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, 1945. The blast from the atomic bomb produced a mushroom cloud and killed 140,000 people and left thousands more homeless. Three days later,…