Apr 30, 2015

Full text of Abe's speech before U.S. Congress

Following is a full text of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s speech at the U.S. Congress on Wednesday. “Toward an Alliance of Hope” — Address to a Joint Meeting of the U.S. Congress by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, distinguished members ...

During symbolic visit, Abe lays wreath at U.S. World War II memorial

Apr 30, 2015

During symbolic visit, Abe lays wreath at U.S. World War II memorial

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Washington’s World War II memorial Wednesday, hoping to appease criticism of his stance on his country’s brutal past ahead of the landmark speech he made before a joint session of Congress. Abe toured the monument on Washington’s National Mall, ...

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 ...