Powerful earthquake jolts Tokyo; no tsunami warning issued

Powerful earthquake jolts Tokyo; no tsunami warning issued

FUKUOKA, Japan — A powerful earthquake jolted the greater Tokyo area Thursday, disrupting transit lines in central Tokyo and causing power outages in some parts of the city. The quake,… Read more
Fumio Kishida set to become Japan’s new prime minister after winning party vote

Fumio Kishida set to become Japan’s new prime minister after winning party vote

TOKYO — Fumio Kishida, Japan’s former foreign minister, who is set to become the country’s new prime minister after winning his party’s leadership vote on Wednesday, has vowed to counter… Read more