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Japan, US agreed to speed up trade talks aimed at bilateral deal

US President Donald Trump has repeatedly said he is unhappy with Japan's trade surplus with the United States, much of it from auto exports, and wants a bilateral deal to fix it.

Japan's Shinzo Abe unlikely to meet S Korea's Moon at UN in September: reports

Abe will not hold talks with Moon unless Seoul takes constructive steps over World War-II era forced labourers and other issues, the Japanese daily said on Monday.


Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but without mandate to revise Constitution

Shinzo Abe’s governing coalition won a majority in the upper house of Parliament, the public broadcaster NHK said, but failed to win enough seats to revise Japan’s pacifist Constitution.

Japan votes for upper house, Shinzo Abe's party seen as favourite

Up for grabs are 124 seats in the less powerful of Japan's two chambers that doesn't choose the prime minister. There are 245 seats in the upper house, about half of which are elected every three years.

G-20 Osaka summit: India refuses to sign declaration on free flow of data across borders

Sources said this issue has become a major point of discord between major developed countries in the G-20 on one side, and India and China on the other side.

G-20 summit: Shinzo Abe links aircraft sale to 'free, open' Indo-Pacific

Abe’s spokesperson Takeshi Osuga, who is also Japan’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson, revealed this in an interview to The Indian Express, on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit.


Takeshi Osuga interview: ‘PM Modi... is in good position to decide on bold policies’

India is the key country towards realising the Free and Open Indo-Pacific (strategy). We have a lot of expectations from the leadership of PM Modi, said Takeshi Osuga.

PM Modi pitches for stronger India-Japan ties, says bullet train project example of mutual respect

"There was a time when we were collaborating in building cars and today we are collaborating in building a bullet train," said Modi, who is here to attend the G20 Summit to be held in Osaka from Friday.

G20 summit HIGHLIGHTS: Japan can help India become $5 trillion economy, Modi tells diaspora

Ahead of his sixth G20 summit, Modi is scheduled to hold plurilateral meetings with world leaders today, including US President Donald Trump. He will also meet Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and then address the Indian community in Osaka.

Iran's supreme leader to Trump: 'You are not worthy of exchanging messages with'

The ties between the two nations have unravelled ever since President Trump pulled itself out of an Iran nuclear deal in which the latter had agreed to curb its nuclear programme in return of lifting of international financial sanctions.

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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 […]