Trump seeks 'very meaningful' summit in Singapore with North Korea
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had high hopes of “doing something very meaningful” to curtail North Korea’s nuclear ambitions at a summit in Singapore next month, after Pyongyang smoothed the way for talks by freeing three American prisoners, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:26 11 May
Japan says to normalize North Korea ties if nuclear, abduction issues are solved
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday his nation will normalize ties with North Korea if the nuclear and missile issues, along with that of the abduction of Japanese citizens, are solved comprehensively, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:39 09 May
South Korea's Moon says Japan, North Korea should talk: Yomiuri
Japan and North Korea should begin talks to normalize relations between the two countries and contribute to peace and stability in the region, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a Japanese newspaper on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:38 08 May
Japan’s Abe lauds North Korea move to end nuclear tests
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday praised the move by North Korea to halt nuclear and long-range missile testing, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
06:41 21 April
Time reveals 100 Most Influential People for 2018
Time Magazine has issued a list of Top 100 Most Influential People for 2018, APA reports.
18:02 20 April
Trump: Battle between US forces, Russian nationals in Syria month ago 'sad'
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the battle between US forces and Russian nationals in Syria was a sad event, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
06:33 19 April
Trump, Japan's Abe agree to intensify trade talks
U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday they had agreed to intensify trade consultations between the two longtime allies, with an aim to expand investment and trade between their countries, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:26 19 April
Mike Pompeo, CIA chief, met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
CIA director Mike Pompeo travelled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, APA reports quoting BBC.
06:48 18 April
Trump, Abe to focus on North Korea in Florida talks: U.S. official
U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will focus heavily on the challenge posed by North Korea’s nuclear arms program when they meet next week in Florida, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:03 14 April
Pence avoids Olympics encounter with North Korean official as Korean athletes march together
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence made only a brief appearance at a reception marking the start of the Winter Olympics on Friday, avoiding a potentially awkward encounter with the ceremonial leader of North Korea attending the same event, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:09 10 February
North Korea says no plans to meet U.S. officials at Olympics
North Korea has no intention of meeting U.S officials during the Winter Olympics that start on Friday, the KCNA news agency reported, dampening hopes the Games will help resolve a tense standoff over the North’s nuclear weapons program, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:38 08 February
U.S. vows new North Korea sanctions ahead of Olympics face-off
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence vowed tough new sanctions against North Korea and called it the world’s most tyrannical regime on Wednesday, two days before he is due to attend the winter Olympics, along with two of the North’s most senior officials, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:35 08 February
Japan PM Abe to attend Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he would attend the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea next month, after reports he would not attend due to a dispute over “comfort women” forced to work in Japan’s wartime military brothels, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:19 25 January
South Korea's Hyundai says faces headwinds from weaker yen next year
South Korean automakers face a major headwind from a weakening Japanese yen, which will boost rivals like Toyota Motor Corp. (7203.T) next year, a Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) think tank said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:19 10 December
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