The Asahi Shimbun Weekly
Former Prime Ministers Morihiro Hosokawa (L) and Junichiro Koizumi answer questions from reporters after their meeting on January 14, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Hosokawa, who is aiming to make Japan a nuclear-free country, said that he will...More
January 13, 2014 License
A rare white bottlenose dolphin is seen swimming in a pool at the Taiji Whale Museum on January 18, 2014 in Taiji, Wakayama, Japan. The albino dolphin, vulnerable in nature, captured during the dolphin hunting in the Taiji Cove was...More
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) President Naomi Hirose speaks during an interview at the headquarters of TEPCO on January 18, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. In the interview, regarding TEPCO's intention to expand its power sales from its...More
46 am in memory of the victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake in 1995 at Higashi Yuenchi park on January 17, 2014 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. Mourners packed the park to remember the exact moment when the Great Hanshin Earthquake struck 19...More
Tokyo Yakult Swallows outfielder Wladimir Balentien speaks during a press conference on January 16, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Balentien was arrested on charges of felony false imprisonment and misdemeanor battery after a confrontation...More
In this aerial image, the overturned boat is being pulled by a Japan Coast Guard ship with the collided vessel 'Osumi' in the background on January 15, 2014 in Otake, Hiroshima, Japan. Two among the four people on the fish boat are...More
Kasumi Ishikawa celebrates with Sayaka Hirano after winning the match against Hiroko Nakagawa and Mika Tsuchida at All Japan Table Tennis Championships at Tokyo Gymnasium on January 19, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
Jun Mizutani competes against Asuka Machi at All Japan Table Tennis Championships at Tokyo Gymnasium on January 19, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
Sara Takanashi waves on the podium after winning at FIS Women's Ski Jumping World Cup Zao at Zao Jump Stadium on January 19, 2014 in Zao, Japan.