May 1, 2017

Japan NGOs want government to ease curbs on travel to conflict areas

Japan-based nongovernmental organizations engaged in humanitarian assistance have asked the government to ease restrictions on travel to conflict zones, NGO members said Sunday. The NGOs argue that their activities are being hampered because the government treats their travel requests in the same way as ...

/ Apr 30, 2017

Abe returns to Japan after visits to Russia, Britain

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to Japan on Sunday after a four-day trip that took him to Russia and Britain for talks with those countries leaders. In a step toward concluding a post-World War II peace treaty, Abe agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin ...