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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People march holding flags criticizing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his economic sanctions during an anti-Japan protest in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: REUTERS / Kim Hong-Ji

Seoul businessmen criticize anti-Japan demonstrations

Anti-Japan protests are intensifying in Seoul, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government taking a tough stand on

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (PLD), attends a press conference the day after the election of a high house at LDP headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 22. 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Issei Kato

Abe says World War II slave labor is biggest problem with South Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that the main cause of the escalating tension between Japan and

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Tokyo tower overview in the Shiba-Koen district of the downtown Minato and Tokyo skyline. The tower, built in 195, is of 332,9 m. The XXXII Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Required Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Government postpones budget surplus forecast

Japan rejected projections on Wednesday for putting its budget in surplus, in a sign that the government

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South Korean high school students shout slogans during a demonstration denouncing the Japanese government's decision to export to South Korea in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on Friday. The signs read: "We denounce Japan's economic retaliation. Don't buy Japanese products." Photo: AP / Ahn Youg-joon

Japan plans to remove South Korea from list of preferential treatment countries

Japan will decide on August 2 to remove South Korea from its list of allowed countries through

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, head of the Liberal Democrat Party, gives a speech in Fukushima on Thursday when the official campaign began the same day for the election of the House of Councilors at 21 in July. Photo: KYODO

Campaign for election of the House begins in Japan

The official campaign for the Japanese Chamber election began on Thursday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the left and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the right shake hands during their meeting in Osaka, West Japan, 30 June of 2019. Eugene Hoshiko / Pool via REUTERS

Abe offers aid to Saudi prince in reducing dependence on oil

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday praised Saudi Arabia's efforts to reduce its dependence on oil and

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of negotiations at a hotel ahead of the G20 summit at the International Exhibition Center in Osaka on Thursday. Photo: Kimimasa Mayama / Pool via REUTERS

Abe and Xi agree with the need to trade "free and fair"

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to work together to promote "free trade

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