Sep 14, 2016

Japan eyes Hiroshima visit for Kazakh president in November

The government is arranging for Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to visit Hiroshima when he comes to Japan in early November for talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, according to a source knowledgeable about the bilateral relationship. Abe hopes to reach an agreement with Nazarbayev ...

Sep 13, 2016

Japan, Canada agree to come down hard on North Korea at U.N.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau agreed Tuesday to coordinate their response to North Korea’s provocative acts, including last week’s nuclear test, through the framework of the United Nations, a Japanese spokesman said. During a roughly 20-minute telephone meeting, Abe ...

North Korea ready for another nuclear test, report says

Sep 12, 2016

North Korea ready for another nuclear test, report says

North Korea has completed preparations for another nuclear test, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported Monday, citing South Korean government sources who said the North may use a previously unused tunnel at its mountainous test site. Pyongyang on Friday set off its most powerful ...