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Romanians apologize to Japan's prime minister over visit

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 »

Australia PM Turnbull in Japan for economic, security talks

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 Abe seeking to strengthen Western Balkan ties

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 Abe seeks to drum up EU pressure on North Korea

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

Bulgaria pledges opportunities for Japanese firms in Balkans

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 »

Abe visits memorial to 'Japanese Schindler' in Lithuania

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

Japan PM Abe honors 'Japanese Schindler' in Lithuania

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 Abe seeks Baltic support against North Korea

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

Japan Balks at Calls for New Apology to South Korea Over ‘Comfort Women’

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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.

Japan PM rejects South Korean call for new steps to help 'comfort women'

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.

Japan: North Korea is biggest threat since World War II

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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...

Japan faces greatest danger since World War due to North Korea: PM

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.

Japan's Abe: N. Korea should change course, end nuke program

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 »

Japan PM: Will work with international community to solve North Korea issues

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.

Japan Cabinet OKs record $46 bln defense budget

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 ...

Japan Spends Millions on Ballistic Missile Defense in Response to North Korean Rocket Threat

A proposal to build two Aegis Ashore batteries was approved by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet on Tuesday

North Korea missile tests are 'imminent threat': Japan

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

Japan panel agrees on April 30, 2019 for emperor's abdication

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 Emperor Akihito to abdicate on April 30, 2019

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 »

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