- Japan shares G-7 push for inclusive growth with Asia, Africa Updated: May-28-16 7:14 am
NAGOYA, Japan - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sharing a push by the Group of Seven advanced industrial nations to promote inclusive growth across the globe in meetings with leaders of seven developing countries.
- Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes Updated: May-27-16 3:00 pm
HIROSHIMA, Japan - With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.
- Obama's hug of Hiroshima survivor epitomizes historic visit Updated: May-27-16 8:17 am
HIROSHIMA, Japan - President Barack Obama may have faced the legacy of Hiroshima most directly with his embrace of a man who survived the devastating atomic blast.
- Abe claims success as G-7 leaders back action on economies Updated: May-27-16 6:02 am
SHIMA, Japan - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed success Friday in winning support for his approach to fighting off a possible economic crisis from fellow leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations, despite mounting evidence the formula is failing to yield promised results in Japan.
- The Latest: Obama greets atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima Updated: May-27-16 5:23 am
HIROSHIMA, Japan - The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima, Japan (all times local):
- The Latest: G-7 wants to close gaps on fighting extremism Updated: May-27-16 1:03 am
ISE, Japan - The latest news on the Group of Seven summit in Japan, where the leaders of the seven advanced economies are meeting for two days (all times local):
- Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality Updated: May-26-16 6:52 am
TOBA, Japan - There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there's the messy reality.
- The Latest: No plans for Japan PM to visit Pearl Harbor Updated: May-25-16 11:03 am
SHIMA, Japan - The Latest on President Barack Obama's trip to Vietnam and Japan (all times local):
- Group of 7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economies Updated: May-25-16 5:32 am
ISE, Japan - Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations plan to voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan this week. Finding a consensus on how to breathe life into their sluggish economies is proving more elusive.
- Obama's Hiroshima trip parachutes him into history disputes Updated: May-24-16 7:21 am
HANOI, Vietnam - By visiting Hiroshima, Barack Obama parachutes himself into a seemingly endless dispute among key U.S. allies and trading partners over World War II. In Tokyo's decades-long tug-of-war over history with its neighbors China and South Korea, it's the American president who could end up losing.
- Divide over fiscal policies, currencies at G-7 in Japan Updated: May-20-16 12:49 am
SENDAI, Japan - Japan faces a challenge in bridging a widening divide over how to revitalize sluggish growth at a meeting Friday of finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven industrial nations.
- A-bomb survivors want Obama to meet, apologize in Hiroshima Updated: May-19-16 9:37 am
TOKYO - A group representing Japanese survivors of U.S. atomic bombings urged President Barack Obama to hear their stories and apologize when he visits Hiroshima next week.
- Obama's Hiroshima trip rekindles decades-old controversies Updated: May-13-16 4:04 am
WASHINGTON - When President Barack Obama tours Hiroshima's haunting relics of nuclear warfare, he will be making a trip that past administrations weighed and avoided. For good reason: The hollowed core of the city's A-Bomb Dome and old photos of charred children are sure to rekindle questions of guilt and penitence for World War II's gruesome brutality.
- Japanese welcome Obama visit to Hiroshima, apology or not Updated: May-11-16 10:50 am
TOKYO - After being taught that atomic bombs are inhumane and terrible, high school student Kaho Matsuki's first reaction when she heard U.S. President Barack Obama would visit the atomic-bombed city of Hiroshima was that he should apologize for America's use of the weapons.
- Russian, Japanese leaders plan peace treaty consultations Updated: May-06-16 2:18 pm
MOSCOW - A meeting between the leaders of Russia and Japan has ended with no indication of whether significant progress was made toward resolving a territorial dispute that has overshadowed Moscow-Tokyo relations since World War II.
- Japan's Abe: Leaving EU could hurt Japanese investment in UK Updated: May-05-16 8:06 am
LONDON - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Britain will be a less attractive destination for Japanese investment if it leaves the European Union.