The government on Monday welcomed the re-election of Russian President Vladimir Putin and pledged to continue talks with Moscow on settling a long-standing territorial dispute over four disputed isles off Hokkaido.
Followers of Shoko Asahara’s Aum Shinrikyo split up after deadly 1995 nerve gas attack and severed ties, but there are fears execution of its leaders may renew interest in the doomsday cult.
Japan logged a modest trade surplus in February, government data showed Monday, thanks to brisk car exports including to the United States, whose president last week launched an attack on Japanese vehicles.
The prospect of talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un will likely be welcomed in Beijing, because they play into China’s strategic interests.
North Korea has been depicted by the Western media as a dangerous rogue state, plotting the nuclear holocaust of America and holding global peace and stability hostage with its irrational aggression. It is the supposed threat North Korea poses to the world that the United States uses to justify its enduring decades-long military presence on the Korean Peninsula.
FILE PHOTO: USS Benfold of th 7th fleet , an unguided guided-missile destroyer. © Reuters A US Navy destroyer form the 7th fleet has collided with a Japanese tugboat in Sagami Bay, off the east coast of Japan, making...
Japan and Britain have responded in completely different ways to the China-led initiative to create the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which the United States has opted not to join. In a rebuff to the U.S., Britain was the first...
The China Coast Guard, which has been sending vessels into waters around the Senkaku Islands more frequently since 2012, plans to build a large base in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, to enhance monitoring of the chain, sources close to the matter said Saturday.
Shinzo Abe addresses a joint meeting of Congress On his visit to the United States in April, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addressed Congress and told them: “History is harsh. What was done cannot be undone.” Apparently Osaka Mayor Toru...
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Friday he wants to start talks to allow Japanese troops into his Southeast Asian country, as both nations try to build up their defenses at a time of tense territorial disputes with China.