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British Prime Minister Theresa May, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Italy's new Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrive in Canada for the G7 summit
China and Japan will launch the maritime and air communication mechanism to prevent clashes and maintain regional peace and stability, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said
: PM Abe and I are also working to improve the trading relationship between the U.S. and Japan, something we have to do. The U.S. seeks a bilateral deal with Japan that is based on the principle of fairness and reciprocity. We're working hard to reduce our trade imbalance
: Today, I am greatly honored to welcome my good friend, PM Abe of Japan to the @WhiteHouse. Over the past 16 months the Prime Minister and I have worked closely together to address common challenges, of which there are many
: "Prime Minister Abe and I are also working to improve the trading relationship between the United States and Japan, something we have to do."
: "The steadfast alliance between Japan and the United States is an enduring force of peace and stability in the Pacific region and around the world."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 7km NW of Hasaki, Japan
Abe to Trump: Things were so much better during those days of maximum pressure. Also, the abductee issue is "more important than anything else."
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US Navy C-2A's PSWRD30 and PSWRD31 are en-route to Andersen AFB, Guam from possibly the USS Ronald Reagan which is operating off the coast of Japan
G7 likely to discuss global economy, concerns about U.S. trade policy: Japan's Suga
Japan PM seeks Trump's assurances over North Korea in latest two-way chat
KCNA: "Abe is engrossed in dizzying array of diplomacy with the White House, soliciting for 'closer cooperation than before', but it is too late."
KCNA: "Japan is lost to any qualifications and face to meddle in the Korean Peninsula issue. The only option for Japan to keep itself from being treated as a puppy dog is to be well aware of its plight and behave itself."
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The 353rd Special Operations Squadron Ospreys, which departed Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo, landed at Amami Airport in Kagoshima prefecture at about 3 p.m., a Kyushu Defense Bureau spokesman said on Tuesday.
KCNA: "Japan is bound to be ridiculed by the international community and driven out of history if it persists in escalating confrontation with the DPRK under the pretext of the already resolved 'abduction issue', failing to acclimatize itself to the new situation."
KCNA: "However, their lone voice being at odds with the current situation failed to get a positive response. Japan is trumpeting about 'pressure', unaware of how the situation changes and what others think of, only to be derided by the international community."
KCNA: "'Only Japan has been left out of mosquito net.' Such public criticism is getting louder in Japan and 'passing Japan' has become an idiomatic expression worldwide. In this context, Japan should ponder over its behavior."
KCNA: "Japan looks very anxious after being nudged out of the trend of the rapidly developing situation on the Korean peninsula. Prime Minister Abeand other politicians of Japan are bustling about, asking other countries to 'cooperate in putting maximum pressure' on the DPRK."
Japan's finance minister will take a year's pay cut over a land scandal
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U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors continue to operate as an integral part of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's force aboard Kadena Air Base, Japan
KCNA: "Japan's U-turn makes one think what miserable position Japan is in Why does Japan dislike and oppose the atmosphere of reconciliation and peace in the peninsula?"
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford hosted Gen. Jeong Kyeongdoo and Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano for a meeting May 29 at US Pacific Command HQ in Hawaii. The senior-most US, South Korean, and Japanese military officers last met in Oct 2017
Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and US will participate in Malabar2018 mid-summer off the coast of Guam
Two bodies found on a mountain in Niigata Prefecture, central Japan, have been identified as those of a father and his 6-year-old son who went missing in early May, police said
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Yesterday, US Secretary of Defence Mattis and Chairman of @TheJointStaff General Dunford met with Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera at @JointBasePHH, Hawaii
Trump to meet Japan's Abe on June 7 in Washington to discuss North Korea summit preparations
Turkish man detained at Immigration Bureau in Osaka files damages suit against the state, saying officials at the bureau broke his arm after using excessive force to restrain him
Japan says it has detected apparent Chinese ship breaking North Korea sanctions
Japan's lower house approves legislation to drop age of adulthood from 20 to 18, a move aimed at spurring social participation by youth in rapidly aging society