All posts tagged "Japan"

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    China, Japan unite in support for sanctions on North Korea

    BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Japan have reaffirmed their nations’ commitment to the full implementation of United Nations sanctions against North Korea over its recent nuclear tests and missile launches. China’s Foreign Ministry...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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  • Japanese soccer fans react to a strong earthquake as they watch a J-League soccer match between the Shonan Bellmare and the Sanfrecce Hiroshima at BMW Stadium in Hiratsuka, southwest of Tokyo Saturday, May 30, 2015. A powerful and extremely deep earthquake struck a group of remote Japanese islands and shook Tokyo on Saturday, but officials said there was no danger of a tsunami, and no injuries or damage were immediately reported. (Munehide Someya/Kyodo News via AP)
    Japan census: Population down nearly 1 million since 2010

    TOKYO (AP) — It’s official. Japan’s population is shrinking. The results of the 2015 census released Friday show the population dropped by 947,000 people in the last five years, the first decline since the count started in...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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  • Yamaico Navarro played for the Samsung Lions for the past two years. (Yonhap faile)
    Ex-MLB, KBO player Navarro arrested in Japan for carrying bullet

    Former Major League Baseball player Yamaico Navarro, who put up superstar numbers for the Samsung Lions in South Korea for the past two years, has been arrested in Japan for concealing a bullet in his luggage. Navarro was...

    • Posted February 22, 2016
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  • At least 14 killed, 27 injured in Japan ski tour bus crash

    TOKYO (AP) — An overnight tour bus on its way to a ski resort in central Japan slid down the mountainside in the early hours of Friday, killing at least 14 passengers and injuring 27 others. Fire...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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    Park, Abe agree to work together for strong sanctions on N. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Thursday to closely cooperate for the swift adoption of a U.N. resolution for strong sanctions on North Korea over its claimed hydrogen bomb test,...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • People watch a live television program airing South Korean President Park Geun-hye's New Year's press conference at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, Monday, an. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    Comfort women deal backfires for Park

    By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye’s leadership and diplomatic prowess are being put to the test, as Korea’s sex slavery agreement with Japan is drawing a fierce backlash from former “comfort women” and the public. If she...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Former South Korean sex slaves, who were forced to serve for the Japanese Army during World War II, wait for results of a meeting of South Korean and Japanese foreign ministers at the Nanumui Jip, The House of Sharing, in Gwangju, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 28, 2015. The foreign ministers said Monday they had reached a deal meant to resolve a decades-long impasse over Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II, a potentially dramatic breakthrough between the Northeast Asian neighbors and rivals. (Hong Ji-won/Yonhap via AP)
    Sex slavery deal draws backlash

    By Kim Se-jeong The landmark deal between Korea and Japan over the sexual slavery issue is triggering a backlash from civic groups and the victims of Japan’s wartime atrocities. On Monday, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and his...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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