Hundreds protest in San Francisco for Abe war apology

Apr 29, 2015

Hundreds protest in San Francisco for Abe war apology

Hundreds of people protested outside the Japanese Consulate in San Francisco, calling on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to apologize for his country’s treatment of people from other parts of Asia during World War II. Tuesday’s protest comes days before the prime minister is scheduled ...

U.S., Japan unveil new defense guidelines for global Japanese role

Apr 28, 2015

U.S., Japan unveil new defense guidelines for global Japanese role

Japan and the United States unveiled new guidelines for defense cooperation on Monday, reflecting Japan’s willingness to take on a more robust international role at a time of growing Chinese power and rising concerns about nuclear-armed North Korea. The first revision to the guidelines ...

Apr 28, 2015

Abe won't attend Russian WWII ceremony

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not attend an official ceremony in Moscow on May 9 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II because of a scheduling conflict, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday. He told a news conference ...