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Important to solve South China Sea conflict peacefully, says Japan PM Shinzo Abe

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said during his visit to Indonesia on Sunday that it is important to solve the South China Sea conflict peacefully.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe first foreign leader to visit Duterte`s Philippines

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the Philippines on Thursday, becoming the first foreign leader to visit since President Rodrigo Duterte took office last year and launched his deadly war on crime.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to embark on Asia tour 'amid rising Chinese assertiveness'

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to embark on Asia tour 'amid rising Chinese assertiveness'

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam on a six-day trip starting Thursday aimed at strengthening security cooperation in the face of Chinas rising maritime assertiveness, the media reported.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe urges South Korea to remove 'comfort woman' statue

Japan PM Shinzo Abe urges South Korea to remove 'comfort woman' statue

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called on South Korea to remove a statue of a "comfort woman" which has reignited a diplomatic row over Tokyo's wartime sex slavery.

Japan to recall envoy from South Korea over ''comfort women'' statue

Japan said on Friday it was recalling its ambassador to South Korea over a statue commemorating Korean women forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War Two and that the statue violated an agreement to resolve the issue.

Japan's defence minister visits Yasukuni shrine after Pearl Harbor trip

Japan's defence minister visits Yasukuni shrine after Pearl Harbor trip

Japan`s defence minister visited a controversial shrine to Japan`s war dead on Thursday, just after accompanying Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a historic visit to Pearl Harbor, where Japan`s attack brought the United States into World War Two.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe offers no apology during Pearl Harbour visit

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe offers no apology during Pearl Harbour visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not offer any apology during his visit to Pearl Harbour for the sneak World War II attack that claimed more than 2,400 lives.

Shinzo Abe, Obama lay wreaths at Pearl Harbor memorial

Shinzo Abe, Obama lay wreaths at Pearl Harbor memorial

 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Barack Obama made a poignant joint pilgrimage to Pearl Harbor Tuesday, laying wreaths for the victims of a stealth attack that triggered America`s entry into World War II.

Japan's Abe pays respects at Hawaii memorials on eve of Pearl Harbor trip

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe does not plan to apologize for the 1941 attack but to console the souls of those who died in the war.

Japanese prime minister lays wreaths at Hawaii cemeteries

Japanese Prime Minister Shizo Abe laid wreaths at various cemeteries and memorials ahead of a visit today to the site of the 1941 bombing that plunged the United States into World War II.

After Hiroshima, Abe and Obama to pay respects at Pearl Harbor

Seven months after President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima, the city where World War II all but ended, his Japanese counterpart is paying his respects at the site where the brutal conflict began.

Breakthrough in Japan, Russia islands row eludes Shinzo Abe, Vladimir Putin

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up two days of talks on Friday, with numerous economic deals but no big breakthrough on a territorial row that has over-shadowed ties since World War Two.

Japan, Russia wrap up peace treaty summit

Japan and Russia today wrap up a summit aimed at making progress on a peace treaty to formally end World War II, focusing on economic projects in small Russian-occupied islands claimed by Tokyo.

PM Shinzo Abe regrets US Marine aircraft accident in Japanese waters

PM Shinzo Abe regrets US Marine aircraft accident in Japanese waters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday regretted the crash-landing of a US Marine aircraft in its waters.

Russia declines Japanese dog diplomacy ahead of summit

The Japanese government had planned to present Russian President Vladimir Putin, widely known to be a dog lover, with a male Akita as a companion to Yume.

Obama offered no apology for Hiroshima, Abe won't do it for Pearl Harbour either

Obama offered no apology for Hiroshima, Abe won't do it for Pearl Harbour either

Abe will honour the war dead at the memorial but will not apoligise for the deadly December 7, 1941 assault on the US naval base. 

Shinzo Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor

Shinzo Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor

Japanese PM will visit Pearl Harbor this month with US President Barack Obama.

Japan protests Russia missile deployment on disputed islands

Japan protests Russia missile deployment on disputed islands

"Missile systems were deployed to the southern Kurils in line with that position," said Maria Zakharova, calling them "an integral part of Russian territory".

Signing peace accord with Russia not easy: Japan

Signing peace accord with Russia not easy: Japan

Abe said he looked forward to the Russian premier`s next visit to Yamaguchi province in Japan, as well as creating a specific eight-section roadmap for economic cooperation.

Trans-Pacific Partnership `meaningless` without US: Japan PM

Trans-Pacific Partnership `meaningless` without US: Japan PM

Abe, who attended an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru at the weekend, said there had been no discussion there among other TPP members about pressing on with a deal that did not include the US.