First visa-free Japanese delegation arrives in Kurils

The first plane this year with a Japanese delegation on board landed at the Mendeleyevo airport as part of visa-free flights from Japan to the Kuril Islands, airport's director Sergei Gorbatovsky said, Sputnik reported. …

Japan halts imports of oil from Iran

Japanese oil companies are preparing for a complete cessation of oil imports from Iran, Japan's leading business newspaper Nikkei reported. According to the newspaper, oil supplies from Iran should be completely stopped by October. …

Japanese PM to visit Iran in July - source

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a state visit to Iran in July as Tokyo is seeking to strengthen economic ties with Tehran, government sources have said.  The visit may take place as early as …

Strong quake hits Japan

A magnitude-4.7 earthquake hit Gunma Prefecture at about 3:27 p.m. on Sunday, registering a lower 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in Shibukawa, Gunma Prefecture. There was no threat of tsunami as a result of the quake, News.am …

Do Trump and Kim end nuclear war games?

US President Donald Trump said that the U.S.-North Korea summit has reduced the risk of "potential Nuclear catastrophe" and thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for meeting with him. …

Trump urges Japan to invest in US

U.S. President Donald Trump said after White House talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the two leaders were working together to improve trading relations and that Abe promised new Japanese …