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Biden promises supplies to help India beat COVID-19

Prime Minister Modi thanks Japan PM for providing assistance to India for combating the pandemic in 'summit phone talk'

27 Apr 2021 6:59 AM

Modi, Biden, others push for Quad's new vaccine initiative

Hinting at China, the leaders said they would support rule of law, freedom of navigation and overflight, peaceful resolution of disputes

13 Mar 2021 8:54 AM

Prime Minister Modi to seek Quad funds for COVID-19 vaccine

Observers see the move as a major boost to India which has been playing a global leadership role in disbursing vaccines to needy countries

12 Mar 2021 1:53 AM

Strong quake hits Japan's northeast coast; no tsunami alert

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake had a magnitude of 7.3, raising it from a preliminary magnitude of 7.1.

14 Feb 2021 1:32 AM

Shinzo Abe's cabinet resigns ahead of Suga becoming Japan's new PM

Yoshihide Suga, the new leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, is set to take office as Japan's Prime Minister today

16 Sep 2020 11:32 AM


Japan ruling party elects Yoshihide Suga as PM successor

Given the LDP's legislative majority, Suga is expected to handily win a parliamentary vote Wednesday and become Japan's next prime minister

14 Sep 2020 12:37 PM

Japan's Yoshihide Suga announces PM bid with strong party backing

A parliamentary vote will follow two days later, with lawmakers expected to endorse the new LDP leader as prime minister

02 Sep 2020 3:20 PM

Japan ruling party sets Sept 14 vote on PM Abe's successor

Key LDP factions have already thrown their support behind Suga, who is expected to formally announce his candidacy later today

02 Sep 2020 11:50 AM

North Korea fires short-range projectiles

The launches is said to be a violation of an inter-Korean agreement aimed at lowering military animosities

09 Mar 2020 12:35 PM

'Didn’t compromise too much in trade talks with US,' says Japan

Chief Cabinet Secreatry declined to comment when asked if there was still chance US could impose additional tariffs on Japanese automobiles.

26 Aug 2019 2:05 PM


After Pyongyang plans Guam attack, Japan says 'can never tolerate' N Korea threats

Japan has in the past vowed to shoot down North Korean missiles or rockets that threaten to hit its territory.

10 Aug 2017 11:15 AM