Some travelers are spotted at JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka on Thursday after bullet train operations were suspended for the day between Kokura and Shin-Osaka stations in western Japan due to a powerful tropical storm. Photo: KYODO

Krosa: 600 1,000 People Advised to Evacuate Due to Storm

Heavy rains hit parts of western Japan on Thursday when tropical storm Krosa hit the mainland, forcing

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Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako bow at a ceremony commemorating the 74 anniversary of Japan's World War II surrender in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon

Emperor expresses deep remorse for Japan's actions during war

Japan marked the 74 anniversary of its surrender in World War II on Thursday, with Emperor Naruhito mentioning

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