Ibaraki zoo makes wild fashion statement with lion-ripped jeans

Ibaraki zoo makes wild fashion statement with lion-ripped jeans

  Ibaraki zoo makes wild fashion statement with lion-ripped jeans TOKYO — A zoo in Ibaraki Prefecture has taken the catwalk to a wild new level, using some of its…

'Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist' to get theatrical premiere in Tokyo

‘Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist’ to get theatrical premiere in Tokyo

  ‘Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist’ to get theatrical premiere in Tokyo TOKYO — The brainchild of martial arts expert and lifelong “Street Fighter” devotee Joey Ansah, live-action series “Assassin’s Fist”…

Joy, fireworks in Berlin after World Cup thriller

Joy, fireworks in Berlin after World Cup thriller

      Joy, fireworks in Berlin after World Cup thriller BERLIN — Germany erupted in ecstasy Sunday, with fans dancing the night away, the World Cup final win against…

Argentina in the final: Brazil's Cup nightmare deepens

Argentina in the final: Brazil’s Cup nightmare deepens

  Argentina in the final: Brazil’s Cup nightmare deepens RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilians might have thought that their World Cup nightmare couldn’t possibly get any worse—and then bitter rivals…

Mitsubishi UFJ card unit seeks to double transactions before Olympics

Mitsubishi UFJ card unit seeks to double transactions before Olympics

Mitsubishi UFJ card unit seeks to double transactions before Olympics Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.’s credit-card unit expects to double transactions by 2020 in anticipation that Japan will become a…

Typhoon Neoguri leaves two dead in Okinawa, heads for main islands

Typhoon Neoguri leaves two dead in Okinawa, heads for main islands

  Typhoon Neoguri leaves two dead in Okinawa, heads for main islands Extreme winds and torrential rains battered the Okinawan islands on Wednesday, leaving at least two dead and threatening…

Three ways to jump-start English abilities in time for 2020

Three ways to jump-start English abilities in time for 2020

Three ways to jump-start English abilities in time for 2020 Dear Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Although most people know a great deal about your “Abenomics” project by now, one of…

Germany inflict historic 7-1 defeat on Brazil

Germany inflict historic 7-1 defeat on Brazil

  Germany inflict historic 7-1 defeat on Brazil BELO HORIZONTE — Brazil’s World Cup dream was smashed into oblivion as majestic Germany ran riot to win an extraordinary semifinal 7-1…

Brazil vs Germany: How do they compare?

  Brazil vs Germany: How do they compare? RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil and Germany are two of the most decorated teams in football, with eight World Cup titles between…

Momoiro Clover Z to be opening act for Lady Gaga concert

Momoiro Clover Z to be opening act for Lady Gaga concert

  Momoiro Clover Z to be opening act for Lady Gaga concert TOKYO — Japanese five-girl idol group Momoiro Clover Z will be the opening act for American singer Lady…