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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

After the Icy Handshake, What Comes Next?

Yanmei Xie | Posted 11.10.2014 | World
Yanmei Xie

Now that Xi and Abe have had their icy handshake, China and Japan need to move forward. Hotlines are necessary, but so is continued leadership: for President Xi, to ensure that anti-Japanese nationalism does not dictate policy towards Tokyo; for Prime Minister Abe, to tamp down tendencies towards historical revisionism.

China, Japan Leaders After 2 Years Of Bitter Relations

AP | Posted 11.09.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held an ice-breaking meeting Monday on the sidelines of an Asia-Pa...

Japan To Lift Some North Korea Sanctions

AP | By ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 09.01.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Japan took a tentative step toward improved relations with North Korea on Friday by agreeing to lift some of its sanctions, as North Ko...

Japan's Defense Policy: A Domestic Or International Problem?

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

A man lit himself on fire in a busy Tokyo railway station on Sunday to protest a proposal by the Japanese government to weaken the country's decades-o...

NKorea Calls Japan's PM 'Asian Hitler'

Posted 02.04.2014 | World

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been riling up Asian neighbors recently with his government's nationalist politics. But once again, North Korea...

Japan PM Visits Controversial War Shrine

AP | KEN MORITSUGU | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid his respects at a shrine honoring Japan's war dead in an unexpected visit Thursday that drew sharp rebuk...