Remains Of Japanese War-dead Cremated In Sakhalin

Remains of Japanese war-dead cremated in Sakhalin

The remains of seven people discovered in Russia's Far East have been determined to be those of Japanese war-dead and were cremated in Sakhalin.

The latest survey, conducted by Russia from last year, searched for the remains of Japanese soldiers who died in the Far East in World War Two.

Zarif: Iran Seeking To Avoid War

Zarif: Iran seeking to avoid war

Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran is seeking to prevent Middle East tensions escalating into a war.

Zarif made the remark in a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi on Monday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Sony Says Playstation Could Get Expensive Due To Trade War

Sony Says PlayStation Could Get Expensive Due To Trade War


Sony has reached the impressive milestone of selling 100 million units of the PlayStation but it sees dark clouds ahead as it looks towards the future. The company has warned that the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China could result in the price of its consoles going up.

Sony’s financial boss Hiroki Totoki has said that if the United States expands tariffs on Chinese products, it would likely result in a price increase for PlayStation consoles. Totoki says that Sony is considering a number of options to deal with this eventuality and that passing that additional cost on to the customers is one such option.

Eu Leaders Express Concern Over Us-china Trade War

EU leaders express concern over US-China trade war

The leaders of the European Union have expressed concern over the intensifying trade friction between the United States and China, and stressed the importance of a rules-based trade system.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk were speaking to reporters in Osaka ahead of the opening of the G20 summit on Friday.

81-year-old May Be 'trembling Girl' In War Clip

81-year-old may be 'trembling girl' in war clip

An 81-year-old woman in Okinawa says she is the trembling little girl in film clip that shows the cruelty of battle in Japan's southern prefecture in World War Two.

The footage, shot by the US military, shows a girl covered with dirt and trembling while sitting on the side of a road in the southern part of Okinawa's Main Island. The documentary film was made toward the end of the battle of Okinawa in the final stages of World War Two.

Lawmaker Absent From Hearing Over 'war' Remarks

Lawmaker absent from hearing over 'war' remarks

A Japanese opposition lawmaker under fire over his remarks on four Russian-held islands claimed by Japan says he cannot attend a Lower House committee hearing on Friday, citing poor health.

Directors of the Lower House steering committee on Thursday decided to request that Hodaka Maruyama appear before them so that they can confirm facts.

Sony's 'god Of War' Documentary Now Available On Youtube

Sony's 'God Of War' Documentary Now Available On YouTube

The God of War franchise has been quite a staple in Sony’s PlayStation-exclusive line for years now, and with the last release, Sony attempted something different by introducing a new character to the game in the form of Kratos’ son. It proved to be a good idea because the game was extremely well-received and won a prize at the Game Awards.

For those who love to see what goes on behind-the-scenes during game development and want to know what the game’s designers and developers were thinking, Sony has since released the “Raising Kratos” documentary on YouTube where you can watch it for free in its entirety.

Govt. To Expand Dna Tests For Okinawa War Dead

Govt. to expand DNA tests for Okinawa war dead

Japan will expand DNA tests for human remains from World War Two in Okinawa Prefecture that have not been identified more than 70 years after the war ended.

The remains of about 187,000 people have been recovered in the southern island prefecture that became a fierce battleground in the war, but few have been identified.

Snowy Tug-of-war In Hokkaido

Snowy tug-of-war in Hokkaido

More than 900 people have competed in a tug-of-war in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido.

The event is held every year in the town of Atsuma, which in September was hit by an earthquake that registered an intensity of seven, the highest level on the Japanese seismic scale. Many houses and buildings were damaged.

Japan Remembers War Dead

Japan remembers war dead

People in Japan are commemorating the end of World War Two. Thousands gathered at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo to honor the fallen in an annual ceremony held every August 15th.

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko took part for the last time. The Emperor will abdicate next April.

Remembering The War Dead

Remembering the war dead

People in Japan are commemorating the end of World War Two. Thousands have gathered in Tokyo to honor the fallen in an annual ceremony held every August 15th.

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko took part for the last time. The Emperor will abdicate next April.