Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako bow at a ceremony commemorating the 74 anniversary of Japan's World War II surrender in Tokyo on Thursday. Photo: REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon

Emperor expresses deep remorse for Japan's actions during war

Japan marked the 74 anniversary of its surrender in World War II on Thursday, with Emperor Naruhito mentioning

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US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hold a press conference at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on Monday. Reuters

Trump: Trade agreement with Japan will occur "probably in August"

US President Donald Trump has pressured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to balance the trade imbalance with

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People celebrate the start of Japan's new Imperial Emperor and Emperor Naruhito's accession. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters

Reiwa: Naruhito ascends to the throne and new era begins

The new emperor of Japan, Naruhito, said that he is "full of solemnity" and promised to show the same compassion and devotion

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