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Prince Akishino said libel hurts many people and even can lead to suicide.
The attacker, identified as a 24-year-old man, was arrested on the spot and was being investigated on suspicion of attempted murder, NHK said.
“Never give up” was his trademark phrase, especially for his fight for a world without nuclear weapons.
There will be no wedding banquet and there have been no other marriage rituals for the couple.
The launch marked possibly the most significant demonstration of the North’s military might since President Joe Biden took office.
Multiple people reported serious injuries after riding Do-Dodonpa at Fuji-Q Highland Park in Japan.
The Paralympics have begun in the same empty National Stadium that hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics.
Jamaican hurdler Hansle Parchment feared he'd be late for his race when he got on the wrong bus and ended up at a different venue.
Brittney Griner scored 30 points, and the United States won its seventh straight gold medal in women’s basketball, beating Japan 90-75.
If you didn't earn it, you don't get to bite it.
The State Department is looking into the apparent disappearance of a bottle of whiskey given to then-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in 2019.
Unvaccinated U.S. swimmer Michael Andrew faced a review by Olympic officials after refusing to wear a mask during interviews.
U.S. gymnast Sunisa Lee just made history as the first Hmong American to win a gold medal at an Olympic Games.
Momiji Nishiya of Japan won the women's street competition. The other medal winners in the event were 13 and 16.
The 23-year-old four-time Grand Slam champion, who is representing Japan, lit the cauldron that will stay illuminated for the entirety of the Games.
The Tokyo Olympics might just be getting started, but video game fans have already won gold.
Tokyo has hit another six-month high in new COVID-19 cases one day before the Olympics begin, as worries grow of a worsening of infections during the Games.
Team USA Olympian Gwen Berry lost her sponsors after raising a fist on the podium in 2019. She recounts what happened next and why it’s so important for athletes to take a stand.
Tens of thousands of visiting athletes, officials and media are descending on Japan for a Summer Olympics unlike any other.
IOC President Thomas Bach has appeared in public for the first time since arriving in Tokyo and with the pandemic-postponed Olympics opening in just 10 days.