Japan's Abe expresses support for better Trump-Kim ties
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday voiced support for the rapprochement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, a Japanese diplomat said, as Washington considers the possibility of a new summit with North Korea's leader.
Japan PM visits quake-hit Hokkaido as toll rises to 42
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the quake-hit northern region of Hokkaido Sunday as officials confirmed more deaths, bringing the toll to 42.Abe toured the city and commercial hub of Sapporo, where Thursday's 6.6-magnitude jolt has left houses tilted and roads cracked.
Japan's Abe seeks fresh term as party head, record tenure as PM
Shinzo Abe confirmed Sunday he would run in his ruling party's leadership election, putting him on track to become Japan's longest-serving premier and bolstering his dream of reforming the constitution. Abe is expected to be re-elected head of the conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) easily, with the vast majority of lawmakers behind him and only…
Japan prime minister cancels overseas trip as rain toll hits 100
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a four-country foreign trip as the death toll from flooding and landslides caused by record rains hit 100, the government's top spokesman said Monday.
Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan
Donald Trump told Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he could ship 25 million Mexicans to his country and make him lose an election -- one of several odd statements he made at last week's acrimonious G7 meet, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Putin and Abe pledge to 'reinforce cooperation'
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday held talks with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the leaders pledged to "reinforce cooperation" at a time of tension with the West.
Japan's Abe in the UAE to boost ties, with 27 companies in tow
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday hailed cooperation with the United Arab Emirates as a "strategic relationship" on a visit aimed at boosting political and economic ties.
Japan-US trade surplus edges down as Abe, Trump meet
Japan's politically sensitive trade surplus with the US edged down in March, government data showed Wednesday, as the two countries' leaders held talks over the thorny issue of bilateral trade.
Trump, Japan's Abe to meet in US on North Korea
Donald Trump will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe April 17-18 to discuss the US president's planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and other matters, the White House said Monday. Trump and Abe will meet at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida where they "will discuss the international campaign to maintain maximum pressure…