Japan has declared the current heatwave sweeping the country as a natural disaster, as the death toll continues to rise – currently sitting at 65 deaths in the past week.
North Korea has held another fresh missile test, firing a missile over northern Japan and into the sea, triggering warnings in Japan.
A powerful earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.3, has struck Japan, triggering a tsunami evacuation warning.
At least one person has died, and three more are injured, after two apparent explosions, reportedly caused by a suicide attempt, in Japan.
At least 19 people have been killed, and a further 45 injured, following a knife attack, at a residential care centre, in Japan.
At least six people have been killed, and another is missing, after torrential rains struck southwestern Japan, triggering landslides and flooding.
At least three people have been killed, after an earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.3, struck southern Japan, just over a day after another quake killed nine in the region.
At least two people have been killed, after an earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.0, struck southwestern Japan.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.1, has struck western Japan, with no immediate reports of damage.
At least 14 people have been killed, and a further 27 injured, following an overnight bus crash, in Karuizawa, Japan.