Abe hails 'fresh start' to Japan-China ties after Xi meeting
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping hailed a “fresh start” to the relationship between the countries after a meeting in Vietnam that saw them agree to work more closely on North Korea, APA reports citing Reuters.
01:29 12 November
North Korea threatens ‘merciless retaliation’ to Trump’s remarks’
Pyongyang responded to US President Donald Trump’s latest salvo in their war of words by calling the American leader’s remarks during his trip to Asia “foolish”, APA reports quoting sputniknews
00:05 07 November
Trump arrives in Japan, first in five-country Asian tour
President Donald Trump touched down in Japan late Saturday ahead of a 13-day trek through Asia that he hopes will divert from a bruising political controversy back home, APA reports quoting CNN.
07:14 05 November
President Ilham Aliyev congratulates Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on re-election
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe on his re-election, APA reported.
17:48 02 November
President Trump heads to Manila for Asian Summit
The U.S. State Department announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump will focus on three major issues, North Korea, the South China Sea and terrorism at the upcoming ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit in Manila, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:46 02 November
Dollar hits three-month peak vs. yen after Abe party's win
The dollar touched a three-month high against the yen on Monday, as investors bet the overwhelming election victory for Japan’s ruling party would mean a continuation of “Abenomics,” the ultra-easy policies that have kept downward pressure on the yen, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:07 24 October
Approach to Iran exposes growing irritation between U.S. and allies
Just before President Trump announced on Friday that he would decertify the Iran nuclear deal, French President Emmanuel Macron called his counterpart in Tehran to offer reassurance, Macron’s office said in a statement. No matter what Trump said, he told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Europe would continue to back the agreement, APA reports quoting the Washington Post.
05:31 15 October
Dollar hits one-and-half-month peak as yields rise on improved U.S. economic outlook
The dollar struck a 1-1/2-month high on Tuesday as Treasury yields rose after a strong reading for U.S. manufacturing activity hardened expectations for U.S. interest rates to rise by the year-end, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:34 03 October
US imposes new sanctions on North Korea
President Donald Trump imposed fresh sanctions against North Korea on Thursday, critically blocking individuals, companies and financial institutions from doing business with that country, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:21 21 September
Trump to make 'important sanctions-related announcement' about North Korea, says White House
President Donald Trump is poised set to make an important sanctions-related announcement about North Korea, officials have revealed.
18:10 21 September
Japanese PM sends letter to Azerbaijani president on 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between two countries
Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has sent a letter to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
16:50 13 September
Protesters clash with police as US adds launchers to South Korean THAAD Site
As Seoul takes a harder line against North Korea following Pyongyang’s recent nuclear activities, the US military added new launchers to its controversial missile defense system in South Korea Thursday and dozens of South Korean protesters sustained injuries in clashes with the police, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:45 07 September
Japanese PM urges Russia to collaborate in untangling situation around DPRK
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged Russia to collaborate against the policies pursued by the DPRK and voiced the hope joint steps on the part of Japan and Russia would help scale down the current tensions on the Korean Peninsula, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:32 06 September
Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe
U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday spoke by telephone with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss the escalating threats from North Korea, the White House said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:23 03 September
UK, Japan to stick to Int'l commitments amid N. Korean threat - Foreign Office
The United Kingdom and Japan will continue to adhere to their international obligations against in the wake of the recent military activities of North Korea, a source at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office told Sputnik on Thursday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:27 01 September
Trump, Japan's Abe confirm cooperation on North Korea: White House
U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke by telephone on Wednesday and confirmed their “continuing, close cooperation” to address North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile that flew over Japan earlier this week, the White House said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:46 30 August
Message from North Korean missile over Japan 'loud and clear': Trump
President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that all options are on the table for the United States to respond to North Korea’s firing of a ballistic missile over northern Japan’s Hokkaido island into the sea in a new show of force, APA reports quoting Reuters..
02:29 30 August
Japan PM Abe says agreed with Trump to increase pressure on North Korea
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that he agreed with U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone talks to increase pressure on North Korea after the country’s latest missile launch, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:41 29 August
North Korea fires missile over Japan, sharply escalating tensions
North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan and landed in waters off the northern region of Hokkaido early on Tuesday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, marking a sharp escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:40 29 August
North Korea fires missile into sea off east coast in unusual night test
North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Friday in an unusual late-night test launch from its northern Jangang province that landed in the sea off its east coast, possibly in Japan's exclusive economic zone, South Korea and Japan said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:09 28 July