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Japan's Abe gives Vietnam fresh loans, patrol boats

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Vietnam Monday afternoon with fresh aid and loan packages amid both country's ongoing tensions with China.

Abe strengthens military ties with Australia during Asia-Pacific tour

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Australia on Saturday to meet counterpart Malcolm Turnbull to strengthen military ties and regional security while discussing the Trans Pacific...

Japanese PM seeks to solidify ties to Manila with billions in gifts

With an eye on Chinese assertiveness in the region, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the Philippines Thursday bearing 9 billion dollars in aid and investment promises designed to...

Obama at Pearl Harbor: There is more to be won in peace than in war

The alliance between the United States and Japan proves that there is more to be gained through peace than through war, US President Barack Obama has said in remarks at Pearl Harbor.

Obama, Abe lay wreaths at Pearl Harbor memorial

US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have laid wreaths at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Japanese Premier Abe lays wreaths ahead of Pearl Harbor visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid a wreath at a memorial on the Hawaiian island of Oahu ahead of a historic joint visit to Pearl Harbor with US President Barack Obama on Tuesday.

Japanese premier arrives in Hawaii to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Hawaii on Monday for a visit along with outgoing US President Barack Obama to Pearl Harbor, the US military base Japan attacked 75 years ago.

Russia, Japan agree to economic cooperation on disputed Kuril Islands

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reached an agreement on Thursday for economic cooperation on the disputed Kuril Islands, Russian state news agency TASS...

Japan files protest over Russia missile deployment on disputed isles

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday expressed displeasure over Russia's recent deployment of missile systems on islands disputed with Moscow.

Trump, Japanese premier Abe hold "very candid" discussion

Japan expressed satisfaction on Friday following Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s face-to-face talks with Donald Trump in New York, despite remarks made during the president-elect's campaign which...

Japan, India ink controversial nuclear pact

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a nuclear cooperation agreement with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday in Tokyo, despite public opposition to the pact in the two countries....

Japan hangs murderer in 17th execution under current prime minister

Japan executed a man on death row early Friday in the first death sentence carried out since March, the government said.

Japanese premier to ask Philippine leader to mend US ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to ask Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to repair soured relations with the United States when the two meet in Tokyo, local media reported...

Japan to claim ownership of islands disputed with Russia

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that his government will continue to insist on its sovereignty over a group of islets and several islands, seized by the Soviet Union following Japan...

Japan pledges 30-billion-dollar investment in Africa over three years

Japan will invest 30 billion dollars in Africa's infrastructure over the next three years, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said during a two-day summit on Saturday.