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Greenpeace loses appeal in Japan whale meat case

TOKYO — A Japanese court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by two Greenpeace activists sentenced to suspended one-year jail terms for stealing a box of whale meat as part of an investigation. Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki were convicted of theft and trespass last September by the Aomori district court…

Thousands march against nuclear power in Japan

TOKYO — Thousands of people marched in Tokyo on Sunday to demand an end to nuclear power in Japan and a switch to alternative energy after the crisis at an atomic plant hit by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Brandishing placards bearing the slogan: “Bye Bye Genpatsu” (Goodbye Nuclear…