Japan's Abe vows to reform constitution despite no 'supermajority'
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday pledged to keep alive his plans to amend the country's pacifist constitution, despite failing to secure a "supermajority" in upper house elections.
Japan's Abe claims victory in upper house election
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed victory Sunday for his ruling coalition in the upper house election but appeared to fail to secure a "supermajority" in the chamber in support of his dream to amend the nation's pacifist constitution.
Japan's Abe in Tehran mission to ease Iran-US tensions
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic Republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington.
Abe: 'Full support' from Trump for meeting with Kim
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he had won the backing of US President Donald Trump for a proposed meeting with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.
Abe ready to meet North Korea's Kim 'unconditionally': media
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "unconditionally" in a bid to restore diplomatic ties between the two historic foes, a daily said Thursday.
Japan's Abe backs Trump after Kim summit ends with no deal
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe backed Donald Trump Thursday after the US president's talks with North Korea's leader ended without a deal.
Abe vows Kim meeting to 'break shell of mutual distrust'
Japan's prime minister vowed Monday to "break the shell of mutual distrust" with North Korea by meeting leader Kim Jong Un face-to-face and restoring diplomatic relations between the two historic foes.
Shinzo Abe visits Australia's Darwin, 75 years after WWII bombing
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic visit to Darwin on Friday, some 75 years after Japan bombed the northern Australian city, as the two countries cement ties in the face of an emergent China.