Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's win sets him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defends the drill, which he says does not aim to target 'a particular nation'
Putin's sudden proposal comes just two days after he said that the territorial dispute between Japan and Russia was unlikely to be settled soon
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the government will release 540 million yen ($4.9 million) from a reserve fund for the disaster
(UPDATED) Typhoon Cimaron Cimaron is seen packing maximum gusts of 198 kilometer (123 miles) per hour as of the evening, bringing heavy winds and rain to the western region
Mio Sugita says she would take the Liberal Democratic Party's warnings 'seriously,' but neither apologized nor withdrew her remarks against the LGBT community
Top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga says the toll is now 204 dead, with 28 people still missing
With around 60 people still feared missing, local authorities say they will continue searching house by house looking for survivors, or victims
Abe also expressed a readiness to finance denuclearization costs in North Korea.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump described migration as a big problem for Europe. He then told Japan's Abe: "Shinzo, you don't have this problem, but I can send you 25 million Mexicans and you'll be out of office very soon."
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The pair discuss 'recent developments in North Korea' and confirm 'they would meet again to continue close coordination in advance of the expected meeting between the United States and North Korea'
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe also hopes for a 'new breakthrough' in settling the territorial dispute over the Kuril Islands
During a visit to Moscow, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe presents the puppy to Zagitova, who won gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics
Japan, a key US ally in Asia, has long maintained a hardline position on negotiations with Pyongyang but has found itself left on the sidelines of the recent whirlwind diplomatic activity
Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un have not spoken directly, but the US president confirms that Washington and Pyongyang had been in contact at 'very high levels' to prepare for a historic meeting between them
With Shinzo Abe's approval rating languishing at its lowest level in years and Donald Trump mired in controversies and crises too numerous to list, both are under pressure
Nobuhisa Sagawa says only his office took part in altering key documents relating to a controversial land sale, potentially easing the pressure on the embattled Abe
However, there have been no public proposals of talks by either Pyongyang or Tokyo
The original documents include the names of several politicians, which were deleted before being submitted to lawmakers, mass circulation Yomiuri Shimbun and other media report on Monday.
Authorities are encouraging evacuees to return, but a government survey released earlier this month showed that about half the residents of Namie and Tomioka are not willing to return
A second key official steps down over the scandal, Finance Minister Taro Aso says
North and South Korea hold talks in conjunction with the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, believed by analysts to undermine alliance between Seoul and Washington
(UPDATED) There is speculation Pyongyang could invite South Korea President Moon Jae-in to visit for a summit later this year
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the government would investigate the crash, and apologizes for the incident
Diplomats are putting the finishing touches to the proposed defense pact, which would be the first of its kind for Japan and would make Australia Tokyo's closest military partner after the United States
'Japan stands with the Philippines in overcoming this time of difficulties. Japan is ready to provide assistance needed by your country,' says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
(UPDATED) 'The government will make utmost efforts to ensure that the Japanese people can celebrate the emperor's abdication and the succession of the crown prince,' says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
(UPDATED) The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch snaps a two-month pause in testing by the North and poses a new challenge to US President Donald Trump
The Japanese prime minister makes repeated calls to put pressure on North Korea to stop its missile and nuclear program
During his 3-day Philippine visit for the 31st ASEAN Summit, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull meets with world leaders to discuss global and regional concerns
Japan also says it will also be helping anti-terrorism efforts in Asia
(UPDATED) Officials of the Philippines and Japan exchange notes on the highly-anticipated subway project and 4 other deals
During his bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Abe, the Philippine President cautions North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that it's not in his country's interest for him to 'swagger around and threaten the world'
This is Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's second visit to the Philippines with Duterte as president
It turns out the US president is merely following his host's lead, as Abe has previously sprinkled out the remains of his box into the pond
The North's nuclear program is 'a threat to the civilized world and international peace and stability,' Trump tells reporters
(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump kicks off his Asia tour in earnest as he holds talks with Japanese leaders about tackling the threat posed by nuclear-armed North Korea
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Trump's marathon trip comes with the North Korea crisis at fever pitch
'Japan is a warrior nation, and I tell China and I tell everyone else that listens, I mean, you're gonna have yourself a big problem with Japan pretty soon if you allow this to continue with North Korea," Trump tells Fox News
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