- Japan ready to submit proposal for Australia submarine deal Updated: Nov-26-15 9:34 pm
TOKYO - Japan is set to bid on joint development and production of an Australian submarine, Tokyo's first major military transfer since the World War II.
- Chinese gloat over Obama's turkey named Abe - not Ah-bay Updated: Nov-26-15 7:03 am
BEIJING - President Barack Obama's pardoning of a turkey named "Abe" this Thanksgiving has led some Chinese to gloat at the Japanese prime minister's expense.
- Japan plans to deploy troops near disputed islands Updated: Nov-26-15 4:08 am
TOKYO - Japan's deputy defense minister met with the mayor of a southern island Thursday to seek his support for the planned deployment of hundreds of troops in the region including nearby disputed East China Sea islands.
- UN refugee head: Japan should accept more, fix asylum system Updated: Nov-25-15 2:48 am
TOKYO - Japan should be doing more to help with the global catastrophe of asylum seekers, the head of the U.N. refugee body said Wednesday.
- Japan defense minister supports US in South China Sea Updated: Nov-24-15 9:46 pm
CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii - Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani on Tuesday expressed his support for the U.S. Navy's sailing of a warship close to one of China's artificial islands in the South China Sea.
- Obama pitches trade deal, deeper cooperation with Japan Updated: Nov-19-15 6:44 am
MANILA, Philippines - President Barack Obama is using a meeting with Japan's prime minister to pitch a free-trade deal among Pacific Rim countries and emphasize a close partnership between the U.S. and Japan.
- Tokyo sues Okinawa in US base relocation dispute Updated: Nov-17-15 10:09 am
TOKYO - The Japanese government took the local government in Okinawa to court Tuesday, launching a legal battle in their longstanding dispute over the planned relocation of a U.S. military air base on the southern island.
- Paris attacks reaction: Nordic governments condemn attacks Updated: Nov-14-15 5:50 am
PARIS - World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their comments:
- Reaction from around the world to Paris attacks Updated: Nov-14-15 1:37 am
PARIS - World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their views:
- Japan its own enemy in push to improve cybersecurity Updated: Nov-08-15 9:33 pm
OKINAWA, Japan - Apart from rogue hackers, criminal organizations or even state-backed cyberwarfare units, Japan's businesses and government agencies are facing a unique cybersecurity foe: themselves.
- Japan, SKorea agree to work to resolve WWII sex slave issue Updated: Nov-02-15 2:45 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - The leaders of South Korea and Japan resumed formal talks Monday after a 3½-year freeze and agreed to try to resolve the decades-old issue of Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.