Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Seoul expresses regret over Japan's Dokdo claim in school curriculum

Japan's Dokdo claim
South Korea expressed regret over Japan's decision to teach high school students geography and history, containing its claim to Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo, starting next year.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

Search for survivors under way after at least 112 die in Japan floods

A search operation is under way for survivors in western Japan after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides that killed at least 112 people, with dozens missing.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

At least 37 dead, dozens missing after Japan mudslides

At least 37 dead, dozens missing after Japan mudslides
Rescue workers in Japan were searching Saturday for dozens of people missing after heavy rains inundated western areas, causing mudslides that killed at least 37 people.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

North Korea calls for end to Seoul-Tokyo intelligence sharing

North Korea calls for end to Seoul-Tokyo intelligence sharing
North Korea is calling for the termination of a military intelligence-sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan in a statement that reflects an increasing trend toward interference from Pyongyang.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Japan wants Iran nuclear pact to continue despite US withdrawal

Iran nuclear pact
Japan Wednesday expressed its support for the nuclear agreement with Iran following the decision of the United States to leave the deal signed in 2015, and called on the rest of the signatory powers to ensure its continuance.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Russia Holds Large-Scale Exercises on Kuril Islands

Kuril Islands
More than 2,500 servicemen of Russia's Eastern Military District (EMD) are taking part in large-scale tactical exercises on the Kuril Islands, the press service of the district said in a statement on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Moon dismisses Abe's call to resume military drills

Moon dismisses Abe's call to resume military drills
Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in has dismissed Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's call to resume the U.S.-South Korean military drills, Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Japan Protests Russia’s Decision to Base Aviation on Kuril Island of Iturup

Tokyo made a diplomatic protest to Moscow over its decision to station Russian aircraft on the island of Iturup, referred to as Etorofu in Japan, and claimed by Tokyo, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Friday.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Chinese aircraft trespasses South Korea, Japan "airspace"

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after a Chinese military aircraft trespassed into the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone, or KADIZ, according to Seoul.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Japan Faces Greatest Danger since World War due to North Korea: PM

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
The security situation facing Japan is the most perilous since World War Two because of North Korea’s “unacceptable” provocations, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, vowing to bolster defenses to protect the Japanese people.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Moscou condamne le déploiement d'un système de défense antimissile US à ses «frontières orientales»

Aegis Ashore
Le vice-ministre russe des Affaires étrangères, Sergueï Ryabkov, a accusé le 30 décembre les Etats-Unis d'avoir violé un traité d'armement majeur, par la vente au Japon d'un système de défense antimissile.

Monday, December 18, 2017

China's Warplanes Hold Drill near Japan, South Korea, Taiwan

the Miyako Strait
China sent several warplanes on a long-range drill to the Sea of Japan (East Sea) on Monday and also conducted drills around rival Taiwan, moved that prompted South Korea to scramble fighter jets and could raise concerns about Beijing's growing military presence in the region.

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