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President Donald Trump upbeat on potential for US-Japan trade deal

The trade war is slowing the Japanese economy. Japan's exports to China fell 9.4% from a year earlier, although exports to the United States rose 4.4%, exacerbating the politically sensitive trade surplus. The trade talks also focus on farm products.

Japan courts Trump using emperor, first lady's birthday

Abe is scheduling a rushed visit to Washington to meet with Trump and celebrate first lady's birthday, and then is inviting him to be first foreign leader to meet the new emperor, the two countries announced Friday.


Japan PM Shinzo Abe vows to step up China ties but bolster defense

Japan PM Shinzo Abe said bilateral relations have returned to "normal" since he visited Beijing in October and that Japan wants to further elevate Japanese-Chinese cooperation in trade and other areas.

As next Trump-Kim summit nears, Japan worries US will leave it in the dark

The first time Trump and Kim met, in Singapore last June, the two leaders agreed to a vague commitment to work toward the “complete denuclearization of North Korea.”

Russia accuses Japan of distorting prospects for peace deal

Russia and Japan have been in dispute for seven decades over island territories captured by Soviet troops in the last days of World War Two. They are known in Russia as the Southern Kuriles and in Japan as the Northern Territories. 

Japan to buy more US-made stealth jets, radar to counter China, Russia

The plans are the clearest indication yet of Japan’s ambition to become a regional power as a military build-up by China and a resurgent Russia puts pressure on its U.S. ally.


‘Jai’ trilateral: In first such meet, PM Modi, Abe, Trump align over Indo-Pacific

Tweeting after the meeting, Modi called it “historic”, while stressing India’s firm commitment towards making the Indo-Pacific a region for shared economic growth and common prosperity.

Narendra Modi at G-20 Summit: PM holds trilateral talks with Russia's Putin, China's Xi

Meanwhile, after holding talks with Trump and Abe, PM Modi coined the acronym 'JAI' (success) for Japan, America, India.

G-20 summit: PM Modi meets Trump ahead of first trilateral talks with Japan's Abe

The first of its kind meeting between Modi, Trump and Abe will take place on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in the capital of Argentina, amidst China flexing its muscles in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.

G20: PM Modi meets Saudi Crown Prince, likely to hold trilateral talks with Trump, Abe, Xi

The Prime Minister will address the summit and discuss key topics such as Ayushman Bharat, MUDRA yojana, Jan Dhan and GST.

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Shinzo Abe in Gujarat: Bear-hug with Modi at airport, then 8-km roadshow and visit to Sabarmati Ashram

PM Abe, accompanied by First Lady Akie Abe is in India to attend the 12th Indian-Japanese annual summit in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Japan PM in Varanasi: Shinzo Abe, Narendra Modi witness Ganga aarti at ghat

Shinzo Abe arrived in Delhi on Friday on a three-day visit, top officials, both from central and state government, remained busy in Varanasi giving final touches to the arrangements at Dashashwamedh Ghat.


Modi-Abe talks: Japan to help India build its first bullet train network

India and Japan today signed major pacts including an MoU on civil nuclear energy and pledging to build a bullet train network between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe were addressing the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum in New Delhi.

Varanasi gets a facelift to host Modi and Shinzo Abe

Preparations are in full swing as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi for the Ganga Arty at Rajendra Prasad Ghat in Varanasi.

2014: The year of PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the top news and newsmaker in 2014. He led BJP to a historic election victory and formed a stable government at the Centre.

Narendra Modi addresses university students in Tokyo

Narendra Modi delivered a lecture at the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo, on Tuesday (September 2).


Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Japan marked the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Wednesday, as Mayor Kazumi Matsui called on U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to visit the city to see the scars of the atomic bombing first hand.

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Opinion | The Importance Of Japan PM Shinzo Abe's Visit To India

India and Japan on Wednesday signed 15 agreements to give a boost to cooperation in various key sectors, including civil aviation, trade and science and technology. Prime Ministrer Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held talks on various subjects including bilateral ties, regional and international issues. Strongly pitching for zero tolerance against terrorism, the two countries vowed to […]