Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2018. There are 101 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 21,...

Trump to address drugs, nuclear weapons in UN speeches

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will discuss the global drug trade and stopping the spread of weapons of mass destruction during two speeches next week at the United Nations General Assembly....

Taiwan President congratulates Japanese Premier Abe on re-election as party leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) congratulated Japan’s Premier Shinzo Abe (安倍晉三) on winning a third term as leader of the Liberal Democratic Party Thursday. Tsai sent...

Asian shares track mixed finish on Wall Street over tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares are mixed, trading in a narrow range Thursday after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods drew a muted reaction on Wall Street. ...

Japan's Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as PM

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation's leader. ...

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe re-elected as head of ruling party, paving way for up to three more years as Japan's leader

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe re-elected as head of ruling party, paving way for up to three more years as Japan's leader.

Abe's third term: A chance for constitutional change?

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to be re-elected by his ruling Liberal Democratic Party to a third term as its leader on Thursday, paving the way for him to serve as prime ...

Abe says will talk more on peace treaty, islands with Putin

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will meet again this year for more talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Putin's proposal for the two countries to sign a peace treaty ...

Japan's Abe aims to rewrite constitution in 3rd term

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is vying for his third re-election as the ruling party leader next week, extending his stay in power to work on his long-cherished ambition — to revise ...

Japan opposition leader says its PM too close to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Japan's main opposition leader says the nation's prime minister is papering over differences on trade and other issues with President Donald Trump, and that could ultimately hurt the...

Death toll nears 40 from northern Japan earthquake

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese authorities say 37 people have been confirmed dead from a powerful earthquake that struck the northern island of Hokkaido last week. The Hokkaido government sai...

Japan's prime minister thanks Taiwan for quake, typhoon concerns

Taipei, Sept. 8 (CNA) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his gratitude to Taiwan for its citizens' concerns about the suffering of Japanese people from a strong earthquake and a sever...

Trump may target trade with Japan next: WSJ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a recent report from a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reporter, Trump may be considering expanding his trade war to include Japan. WSJ writer James Freeman clai...

Japan quake toll up to 16 as searchers look under landslides

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Officials say 16 people died or are presumed dead after a powerful earthquake on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido unleashed scores of landslides, burying homes in ava...

Japan cancels soccer friendly against Chile after earthquake

TOKYO (AP) — The Japan Football Association has canceled an exhibition game against Chile because of a powerful earthquake that struck the island of Hokkaido. The Kirin Challenge Cup...