Events

World stock markets fall ahead of tense G-7 summit

Jun 8, 2018

Global stock markets are down ahead of a Group of Seven summit that promises to be tense as leaders confront U.S. President Donald Trump over tariffs he is imposing.

Asian shares fall ahead of G7 summit, central bank meetings

Jun 8, 2018

Asian shares are moderately lower, as investors awaited the Group of Seven leaders' meeting continuing into the weekend, and for European Central Bank and Federal Reserve meetings next week

Abe to press Trump to raise issue of abducted at Kim summit

Jun 6, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is heading to Washington to try to make sure President Donald Trump doesn't overlook Japan's concerns at the U.S.-North Korea summit next week

At Trump-Kim summit, don't expect N. Korea to foot the bill

Jun 5, 2018

International summits aren't cheap, so it's not surprising that when it comes to paying the costs, North Korea has a staunchly socialist motto: share and share alike

US urges China to release Tiananmen crackdown death toll

Jun 4, 2018

Pompeo has urged China to disclose the details of people killed, detained or missing during the Chinese military's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters centered on Tiananmen Square

Japan coach plays it safe in naming 23-man World Cup squad

May 31, 2018

Japan coach Akira Nishino is relying heavily on veteran players with previous World Cup experience in his 23-man squad for the tournament

Tokyo Olympic marathon starts and finishes at new stadium

May 31, 2018

The men's and women's marathon for Tokyo's Olympics in 2020 will start and finish in the new Olympic stadium

Ghana spoils Nishino's debut, beats Japan 2-0 in friendly

May 30, 2018

Akira Nishino made his debut as Japan coach in a 2-0 loss to Ghana

Japan ex-PM Nakasone, witness to war and success, turns 100

May 27, 2018

It is somehow fitting in a country known for longevity that one of Japan's most prominent former leaders has reached 100 years of age

Akiyoshi wins Mizuno Open to qualify for British Open

May 27, 2018

Shota Akiyoshi of Japan fires a 2-under-par 70 to win the Mizuno Open and qualify for the British Open

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