News On Japan. The Japan Times Online: News on Japan, Business News, Opinion, Sports, Entertainment and More. In Focus. Earthquake in Japan - Alan Taylor - In Focus. A massive 8.9-magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing dozens of deaths, more than 80 fires, and a 10-meter (33-ft) tsunami along parts of the country's coastline.
Homes were swept away and damage is extensive. As more images of this historic event become available, they will be added below. Foreign Policy - the global magazine of economics, politics, and ideas. Radio Chine Internationale. Homepage. BBC Afrique - Accueil. Gallery View. Breaking News, Analysis, Politics, Blogs, News Photos, Video, Tech Reviews - TIME.com.