All posts tagged "Shinzo Abe"

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    [NEWSWEEK] Japan Gets Ready to Shoot Down North Korean Missile

    – South Korea and Japan have warned North Korea about the potential forthcoming rocket launch the country has said will occur later this month, and Japan’s Defense Ministry has deployed ballistic missile defense units in preparation for...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a statement to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II during a press conference at his official residence in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. Abe has expressed "profound grief" for all who perished in World War II in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of the country's surrender. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
    Japanese leader Abe stops short of apology for World War II

    TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering” on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of offering his own apology and said future generations of Japanese...

    • Posted August 14, 2015
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  • University of Tokyo's honorary professor Haruki Wada (front row, second from left) and other Japanese scholars urge Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to apologize. (Yonhap)
    281 Japanese scholars urge Abe to offer apology for history

    TOKYO, June 8 (Yonhap) — Hundreds of Japanese pundits urged their Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Monday to offer his own apology for Japan’s wartime crimes and atrocities. The move comes a little over a month after Abe...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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    Protesters gather in downtown LA to speak against Abe during visit

    By Brian Han Hundreds of activists gathered on Friday outside the Biltmore hotel in downtown Los Angeles to protest Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s lack of an outright apology for Japan’s World War II actions regarding sexual slavery....

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, Thursday, April 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, Pool)
    Chinese media slams Abe for no apology on war atrocities

    BEIJING, May 1 (Yonhap) — China’s state-run media Friday stepped up criticism against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who stopped short of apologizing for Japan’s wartime atrocities in a speech to the U.S. Congress. In the landmark...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks before a joint meeting of Congress, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listen. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
    S. Korea says Abe’s speech ‘very regrettable’

    SEOUL, April 30 (Yonhap) — South Korea denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Thursday for his failure to apologize for Japan’s wartime atrocities, saying he thwarted chances to mend ties with Seoul. Responding to Abe’s speech in...

    • Posted April 30, 2015
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  • Protestors calling for an apology from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on wartime history gathered at Capitol Hill Tuesday.
    Abe addresses Congress without apology as protests continue

    By Tae Hong The heat on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to issue a personal apology for Japan’s wartime history continued Wednesday as he spoke to a joint session of the U.S. Congress, the first Japanese leader...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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