National Jan 5, 2017

Publisher uses WWII images in ad calling for world peace

Using images from World War II, Publisher Takarajimasha Inc. on Thursday placed an ad in five major Japanese newspapers calling for world peace. The two-page ads used full-page photos of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Japan's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor with ...

National Dec 30, 2016

Inada's visit to war-linked shrine draws U.S. criticism

U.S. officials have reacted negatively to Defense Minister Tomomi Inada's visit Thursday to a controversial war-linked shrine just after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama. "We continue to emphasize the importance of approaching historical legacy issues in a ...

Full text of Abe's address at Pearl Harbor

National / Politics Dec 28, 2016

Full text of Abe's address at Pearl Harbor

The following is the full text of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's address Tuesday at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, following a summit with U.S. President Barack Obama and a visit to the USS Arizona Memorial. President Obama, Commander Harris, ladies and gentlemen, and all American citizens, I stand ...