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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe says may meet with North Korea leader

    Posted May 15th 2013, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he may meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un if it could help resolve the longstanding issue of Pyongyang’s kidnapping of Japanese ... Jong-un’s administration. Despite his hawkish tone, Abe has shown a pragmatic side in foreign relations, reaching out to South Korea and China during his first brief stint as prime minister. Chief ...

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    Japan deploys destroyers for N Korea rocket

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 04:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan on Thursday dispatched three destroyers to waters over which North Korea says its satellite-bearing rocket will travel. Television footage showed three Aegis destroyers armed with SM-3 missile interceptors leaving their ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan readies missile defence over North Korean rocket

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo has begun deploying a surface-to-air missile defence system and is putting its armed forces on standby ahead of a planned North Korean missile launch this month, reports and officials said on Monday. Public broadcaster ...

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    Talks with North Korea on abductions would anger Japan's allies

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 01:07pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... with North Korea were possible if they would lead to a breakthrough on the abductions. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has indicated he is open to holding a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan lawmaker heads to North Korea after Pyongyang leadership purge

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... a stopover in Beijing. Inoki, 70, is a frequent visitor to North Korea. During his last trip, in November, he met Jang Song-Thaek, the uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who was long ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    South Korea, Japan and the US to hold summit in The Hague next week

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:17pm by Reuters

    ... unpopular with South Koreans than North Korean supremo Kim Jong-un. But prospects for a meeting rose earlier this month when Abe promised to honour Tokyo's two previous apologies over its ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Sale of North Korean 'embassy' in Tokyo delayed over money-laundering claim

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 11:34pm by Julian Ryall

    ... on whether the transaction will go ahead, but Kato is confident any investigation will lead back to the North Korean leader. "Kim Jong-un wants to save face and not lose this property ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Rights group says mysterious Mongolian firm seeking to pay over the odds for Tokyo building is probably a front for Kim Jun-un N Korean 'embassy' sale ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With new cabinet post, Yuko Obuchi's political star keeps rising in Japan

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by Julian Ryall

    ... In October 1998, he signed a joint declaration with then-South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, which included a strongly worded apology for the "tremendous damage and suffering" Japan had ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan approves end to ban on military fighting overseas in victory for Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:54am by KRISTINE KWOK, Teddy Ng and Agencies

    ... grievances." Authorities in South Korea, however, would be forced to give only low-key responses despite government and public concerns over Japan's intention, said Kim Chul-woo, a senior fellow with the Korea Institute for Defence Analyses. "Because of the confrontational posture from North Korea, the security apparatus in South Korea is [keeping a] low profile," Kim said. "And ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese schoolchildren to learn disputed islands belong to Tokyo

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 05:49pm by AFP

    ... ministry maliciously included groundless allegations in textbook teaching manuals," South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kyou-Hyun told reporters who had been invited to witness the arrival ...




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