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South Korean protesters hold placards showing portraits of former "comfort women". The plight of the so-called "comfort women" who were forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during World War II is an emotional issue that has marred ties

South Korea to Dissolve Japan-Funded ‘Comfort Women’ Foundation

South Korea announced on Wednesday that it will dissolve the “Reconciliation and Healing Foundation,” established by a 2015 agreement with Japan to help the families of “comfort women” abused by Japanese soldiers during the World War II era.

Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe

Japan’s Abe Continues ‘Charm Offensive’ with India’s Modi

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concluded his visit to China and returned to Tokyo for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, continuing what Reuters characterized as a “charm offensive” to solidify Japan’s physical security and economic leadership.

Japan's Shinzo Abe and China's Xi Jinping have met numerous times over the last few years on the sidelines of international events but no Japanese leader has made an official visit to China since 2011

China Expected to Lure Japan into Belt and Road Project During Abe Visit to Beijing

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Beijing, China, on Thursday, the first such visit by a Japanese head of government since 2011. Reports indicate that the two countries expect to sign dozens of memoranda of understanding, particular on trade, where China has worked to convince Japan to join its Belt and Road Initiative.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has faced pressure from US President Donald Trump for fairer trade

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan Wins Crucial Election

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe put doubts about his political future to rest on Thursday by winning an overwhelming victory over challenger Shigeru Ishiba for the leadership of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, consolidating control of the party and all but ensuring another three-year term as leader of his country.

In this Wednesday, May 14, 2014 photo, buildings along the Sumida River are seen through a Japanese national flag fluttering on a sightseeing boat in Tokyo. Citing threats from China and North Korea, a government-appointed panel has urged Japan to reinterpret its pacifist constitution to allow the use of military …

North Korea: ‘Fascist Fanatic’ Japan Threatening Europe

North Korea’s state news agency followed up its somewhat surprising condemnation of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with a screed Tuesday warning that Japan is a “fascist fanatic” threatening to revisit the “miserable disasters in the Second World War” onto Europe.

SINGAPORE - JUNE 12: (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - 'KEVIN LIM / THE STRAITS TIMES / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) U.S. President Donald Trump (3rd R) and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (3rd L) shake hands as they …

Chinese Media Mocks Japan as ‘Bystander’ in North Korea Talks

China’s Global Times on Thursday took a break from giving China all the credit for the diplomatic breakthrough with North Korea to ensure Japan does not get any. “Japan was a participant in the Six-Party Talks, and is now just a bystander,” the Chinese paper teased.

President Donald Trump welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Japan Praises Trump for Successful Summit with Kim Jong-un

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised President Donald Trump for his successful meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, describing it as the first step in achieving a “comprehensive resolution.”

The White House said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and President Donald Trump will meet ahead of a much anticipated summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Trump to Discuss North Korea with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

The White House announced Tuesday that American President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet ahead of the “expected meeting” between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12.

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Japan ‘Respects’ Trump’s Decision to Cancel North Korea Meeting

Japan expressed support for U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision this week to cancel the planned summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, pledging that Tokyo intends to keep up pressure on the rogue regime over its nuclear and missiles programs.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

China, South Korea Demand United States Pay North Korea for Diplomacy

Meeting in Japan for a summit between their three nations, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Wednesday to pressure the United States into providing North Korea economic rewards for abiding by international law, if the Kim regime chooses to do so.

In September last year, Xi Jinping (R) and Shinzo Abe (L) agreed that they would restart talks to jointly develop resources in the East China Sea

China, Japan Applaud ‘Positive’ Koreas Summit

The governments of Japan and China, typically on the opposite sides of most regional political issues, both praised Friday’s summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean communist dictator Kim Jong-un.