Hundreds of Romanians have apologized to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe whose visit to Romania at the end of a European tour fell short on protocol and diplomacy. First, lunch … Click to Continue »
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has visited a Japanese military training camp outside Tokyo at the start of a one-day visit to Japan. Turnbull and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe … Click to Continue »
Japan's prime minister says his country is seeking to strengthen relations with Serbia and other Balkan countries. Shinzo Abe visited Belgrade Monday as part of a six-country European tour. He … Click to Continue »
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sought to drum up EU pressure on North Korea on Sunday in Sofia, while pledging to boost economic cooperation with Bulgaria and the Balkans. "During today's talks we discussed the constantly worsening...Show More Summary
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov are promising to create opportunities for Japanese businesses in the Balkans. Abe is on a six-country European tour that … Click to Continue »
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday visited a memorial to a Japanese diplomat who saved 6,000 European Jews from the Holocaust by issuing visas from war-torn Lithuania, in defiance of Tokyo. Abe visited the two-storey building, now a museum, that housed the consulate where Chiune Sugihara worked in the Baltic state's second city Kaunas. Show More Summary
KAUNAS, Lithuania (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the former Japanese consulate in Lithuania on Sunday to commemorate a Japanese diplomat credited with saving an estimated 6,000 Jews from almost certain death in 1940.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday urged Baltic NATO states to support pressure on North Korea, as he hammered home his hawkish message that Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes pose a global threat. Despite a recent...Show More Summary
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could miss the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics as tensions with Seoul flare anew over World War II-era sex slaves.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday rejected South Korea's call for more steps to help "comfort women", a euphemism for women forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels, and urged Seoul to honor a 2015 pact on the divisive topic.
"North Korea does have diligent people and rich resources," Abe said.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a grim assessment of the security environment surrounding his country in his New Year’s speech on Thursday. Vowing to protect his people, Abe compared the threat North Korea’s missile test-launches present to his country to World War II, when Japan was...
TOKYO (Reuters) - The security situation facing Japan is the most perilous since World War Two because of North Korea's "unacceptable" provocations, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday and he vowed to bolster defenses to protect the Japanese people.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says North Korea should change its policies to help enrich its people. Abe told reporters Thursday that Japan would do its utmost, working with the … Click to Continue »
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday North Korea was engaging in continued provocations that were "absolutely unacceptable" and said he would work with the international community to counter its nuclear and missiles development.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet has approved Japan's biggest 5.19 trillion yen ($46 billion) defense budget to bolster ballistic missile defense capability amid escalating threats from North Korea. Under the … Click to Continue ...
A proposal to build two Aegis Ashore batteries was approved by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet on Tuesday
North Korea's missile tests are an "imminent threat" to Japan, the Japanese parliament declared Monday, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said talking to the reclusive state was meaningless. The upper house unanimously adopted a resolution...Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Emperor Akihito's planned abdication - the first by a Japanese monarch in about two centuries - should take place on April 30, 2019, a special panel chaired by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate on April 30, 2019, in the first such abdication in about 200 years. The emperor will be 85 by … Click to Continue »