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Boehner Announces Japanese Prime Minister Will Address U.S. Congress

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 26 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will address a joint meeting of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on ...

Japanese Prime Minister: Asia Must Protect Itself From Euro Zone Crisis

Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Yoko Nishikawa) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said on Saturday Asia needs to consider further steps to avoid a fin...

Japanese Prime Minister Set To Step Down On Friday

AP | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — Japan's unpopular leader Naoto Kan is expected to resign Friday, fulfilling a promise to step down after parliament approved two key pie...

With Friends Like Us: How The Obama Administration Helped Topple The Japanese Prime Minister

The New Republic | R. Taggart Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Japan has a new prime minister, Naoto Kan, but he comes from the same party--the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ)--as Yukio Hatoyama, who resigned last...

Taro Aso, Japanese PM, Dissolves Parliament, Calls Elections

AP | TOMOKO A. HOSAKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — Prime Minister Taro Aso, who triggered new elections when he dissolved the powerful lower house of Japan's parliament on Tuesday, launch...

Japan's War Shrine Offering Angers China

Nytimes.com | By EDWARD WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Chinese government denounced Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso on Thursday for making an offering earlier this week to a Japanese war shrine in Tok...

Obama Meets With Japanese Prime Minister Aso

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso on Tuesday that his nation was the cornerstone of U.S. security pol...

UPDATE: Japanese Finance Minister Resigns After Appearing Drunk At Summit (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE 2/17: Reuters reports: Japanese Finance Minister Shoichi Nakagawa said on Tuesday he would resign after being forced to deny he was drunk...

James Hansen's Warning to the G8: We've Exceeded Safe C02 Levels

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

Hansen opens with current climate status: the loss of sea ice, the approaching tipping points, the effects on people and wildlife, the unstoppable sea level rise, shifting of climate zones and more.

Japan's Ruling Party Chooses Veteran Politican As New Prime Minister

AP | JOSEPH COLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Japan's troubled ruling party chose dovish veteran politician Yasuo Fukuda as its pick for prime minister Sunday, turning to an experienced hand to ba...

Japanese Prime Minister To Resign

Associated Press | CHISAKI WATANABE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Wednesday he will resign, ending a troubled year-old government that has suffered a string of damaging sc...