Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dissolved the House of Representatives for an Oct. 22 snap election.

Map. History of Japan conflict

17 December 2017
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 35km E of Namie, Japan
2 month ago
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dissolved the House of Representatives for an Oct. 22 snap election.
2 month ago
KCNA: "Japan is making desperate efforts…This is as foolish an act as trying to stop the rotation of the earth with fire hook."
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KCNA: "Japan, a political dwarf…little short of a vassal state of the U.S., is styling itself as a giant while talking about 'pressure.'"
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 - 77km ESE of Hachinohe, Japan
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls election a year early, and will dissolve parliament on Thursday
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Japan's Abe calls snap election
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 7km ESE of Makurazaki, Japan
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Japan government is urging local governments to conduct monthly J-Alert tests after DPRK missile launches revealed problems.
@VP: Attended lunch with  SK Pres Moon, Japan PM Abe and @POTUS, who said: 2 month ago
@VP: Attended lunch with SK Pres Moon, Japan PM Abe and @POTUS, who said: "NK's nuclear weapons and missile development is a threat to peace/security"
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Prime Minister Abe said he welcomed @POTUS new sanctions announcement and offered full Japanese support.
Pres Trump made the sanctions announcement at start of 2 month ago
Pres Trump made the sanctions announcement at start of "working lunch" with South Korean Pres Moon and Japanese Prime Minister Abe.
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Japan's Abe says going into new stage of stronger pressure on North Korea
The JSDF has deployed PAC-3 units to Hakodate.2 month ago
The JSDF has deployed PAC-3 units to Hakodate.
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Japan PM says time for North Korea dialogue is over
6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan near Fukushima - USGS2 month ago
6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan near Fukushima - USGS
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There was a 5.3M earthquake off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 62km ESE of Namie, Japan
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Japan deploys another missile defense to Hokkaido
Issues of maritime security, connectivity and proliferation were discussed at trilateral meeting between India, US and Japan-US: Indian Minister of External Affairs2 month ago
Issues of maritime security, connectivity and proliferation were discussed at trilateral meeting between India, US and Japan-US: Indian Minister of External Affairs
US Department of State: Today Sec. Tillerson, India FM Swaraj and Japan FM Kono discussed DPRK, regional cooperation, maritime security and humanitarian assistance.2 month ago
US Department of State: Today Sec. Tillerson, India FM Swaraj and Japan FM Kono discussed DPRK, regional cooperation, maritime security and humanitarian assistance.
3 month ago
Danger flood levels in Tango, Kyoto
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Flash floods in Amino, Kyotango cities, Kyoto
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Evacuation ordered to part of Kagawa Mitsuyotake
White House releases readout of President Trump's call with South Korean president on last week's North Korean missile test over Japan.3 month ago
White House releases readout of President Trump's call with South Korean president on last week's North Korean missile test over Japan.
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Evacuation ordered at part of the Okayama and Akaiwa
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Japan's PM Abe mulling snap election as early as October: media
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 13km ESE of Namie, Japan
3 month ago
4.2M earthquake in central part of Shizuoka Prefecture
Some additional missile still images not part of the KCNA package were shown on North Korean TV.3 month ago
Some additional missile still images not part of the KCNA package were shown on North Korean TV.