Japan PM to shake up cabinet, bringing in rising star
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to appoint new foreign and defence ministers and promote a popular rising political star in a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday.
Putin rebuffs call by Japan’s Abe to sign World War Two peace treaty
Russian President Vladimir Putin told Shinzo Abe on Thursday that Tokyo’s military ties with the U.S. have made it hard for Japan and Russia to sign a World War Two peace treaty.
Japanese PM pledges $412,740 for Nigeria's defence college, healthcare
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to support the Nigerian government with $412,740 for Nigeria's Defence College and the country's public healthcare sector. Abe promised the grants after Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari sought the Japanese government's help in combating piracy and illegal fishing in the Gulf of Guinea during a bilateral meeting between the…
Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Rouhani in New York
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York next month as Tokyo continues to seek a leading role in attempts to defuse rising tension in the Middle East.
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.