Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 32km E of Nishinoomote, Japan
In their first telephone talks, @AbeShinzo and Xi Jinping Shinzo agree to "closely cooperate in resolving the North Korean nuclear and missile issues, while confirming the importance of U.N. sanctions against the North to achieve that goal."
Chinese President Xi Jinping has telephone conversation with Japan's PM Abe
China hopes premier's trip to Japan will help put ties back to normal following years of tensions over territorial claims and other sensitive issues.
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China says summit with Japan, South Korea to focus on cooperation, not North Korea
The finance ministers and central bank governors of China, Japan, and South Korea stressed on Friday the need to resist "all forms of protectionism" and agreed to ensure "an open and rule-based multilateral trade and investment system."
South Korea, China and Japan will hold a trilateral summit in Tokyo next week, Seoul announces, the latest move in a diplomatic whirlwind centered around North Korea
South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing to discuss normalizing relations with Japan.
KCNA: "During his recent junket to the U.S., Abe asked his American master to tighten sanctions to pressurize the DPRK, raising the nuclear issue and even the issue of 'abduction'Such moves of the Japanese reactionaries only reveal their ill-intention to do harm to the DPRK."
South Korea President Moon offers to broker North Korea-Japan talks
South Korea president Moon relays Japan's hopes to normalize ties with North during summit with Kim
Japanese PM Abe says Moon addressed abduction of Japanese by North during summit with Kim
China is reviewing a draft law to protect the reputation and honor of “heroes and martyrs” and punish those who “glorify wars of invasion”, state media said on Wednesday, amid public anger at people dressing up in Japanese army uniforms
Japan protests South Korea's plan to offer dessert featuring Dokdo at summit dinner
Japanese PM Abe expresses hope for Japan-North Korea summit in talks with South Korea president Moon
M6.8 earthquake just hit off the Japan coast
Japan says trade talks with U.S. under new framework won't start until June
The Japan Coast Guard says 4 Chinese patrol boats temporarily entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Monday.
Japan's Ambassador to UK: There is no better alternative to the EU single market
South Korean, Japanese nuclear envoys meet ahead of inter-Korean summit
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 61km SSE of Shimoda, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 31km SSE of Hasaki, Japan
Japan Foreign Minister Aso brings little home after G-20 meet amid calls to resign
Japan concedes gap with Trump remains on trade framework
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he will halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches in an announcement welcomed by US President Trump and South Korea, but not Japan which says it is not satisfied
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APR 20: A JMSDF P-3C Orion tracked and monitored a group of Chinese Navy Vessels sailing Eastbound approx 220 Miles South of Okinawa, Japan. Among the 7 Vessels was the Type 001 Aircraft Carrier "Lianoning".
Japan is not satisfied with North Korea's pledge to halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, its defence minister says, warning Tokyo will continue to put maximum pressure on Pyongyang
Japan's Minister of Defense calls American, French and British missile strike against Assad's chemical weapons facilities a "message towards North Korea as well," speaking through interpreter at top of meeting with Mattis at the Pentagon
Volcano in southern Japan erupts for the first time in 250 years; authorities set up a no-go zone around the mountain