Rescue workers look for missing people in a house damaged by heavy rain in Kumano town, Hiroshima Prefecture, on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides that killed at (...)

Asian stocks wobbled on Friday, as Washington slapped tariffs on Chinese imports, a move many investors fear could be the start of a full-scale trade (...)

People monitor a stock index board at a bank in Bangkok, Thailand. Photograph:Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

European shares were a sea of red on Tuesday morning following Wall Street’s slump on Monday when the Dow Jones Industrials Average dropped by nearly (...)

Japan’s economy grew for the sixth straight quarter in April-June. Photograph: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images

Japan’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter as consumer and company spending picked up, highlighting a l(...)