N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside

N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside

N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok on Thursday, where responses to North Korea…

U.S. takes aim at countries doing business with N Korea

U.S. takes aim at countries doing business with N Korea

U.S. takes aim at countries doing business with N Korea The United States said Monday it would target countries doing business with North Korea as U.N. Security Council members called…

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia

World Cup qualifying spots on line in last games in Asia soccer SEOUL, South Korea For five countries still contending for two direct spots at the World Cup, the Asian…

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: 'A foreigner is driving'

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: ‘A foreigner is driving’

Japanese car rentals include stickers that read: ‘A foreigner is driving’ Japan has been really hard at work in preparation for the Olympic Games, and a whole slew of changes…

Japan has few options to tackle N Korea's provocations

Japan has few options to tackle N Korea’s provocations

Japan has few options to tackle N Korea’s provocations Japan is apparently at a deadlock on how to grapple with North Korea, which carried out its sixth nuclear test Sunday…

Japan’s cutesy ‘kei’ cars hit rocky road

Japan’s cutesy ‘kei’ cars hit rocky road Yoko Kojima loves zipping around Tokyo in her Daihatsu Tanto with its tiny wheels and pint-sized engine, but Japan’s beloved kei cars may…

Japan calls for int'l action after N Korea's 6th nuclear test

Japan calls for int’l action after N Korea’s 6th nuclear test

Japan calls for int’l action after N Korea’s 6th nuclear test Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called Sunday for the international community to “show a strong will to protect world…

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea

In bid to reassure nervous Asian allies, U.S. says North Korea threat would bring massive military response

In bid to reassure nervous Asian allies, U.S. says North Korea threat would bring massive military response   WASHINGTON – The U.S. issued a blunt warning to North Korea, just…

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea

U.S. flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N Korea The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday,…

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup

Halilhodzic lives to fight another day as Japan reaches 2018 World Cup Japan’s beleaguered head coach Vahid Halilhodzic will live to fight another day after his side qualified for their…