Trump says Japan will open new markets to approximately $7 billion in U.S. agriculture products, including beef, pork, wheat, cheese, corn, wine and more.
In our news wrap Thursday, Iran threatened an “all-out war” if attacked by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia. From the United Arab Emirates, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo said he hoped for a “peaceful resolution” of the tense situation. Also,…
By Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press
South Korea has accused Japan of weaponizing trade because of a separate dispute linked to Japan's colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula from 1910 to 1945.
By Kaori Hitomi, Associated Press
South Korea announced it would terminate an intelligence-sharing deal because Tokyo downgraded South Korea's preferential trade status.
Japan and South Korea, the two most important U.S. allies in northeast Asia, are engaged in an increasingly grave feud. Relations between the two countries took a confrontational turn earlier this summer when Japan announced it would limit exports to…
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono called the decision "extremely regrettable" and summoned the South Korean ambassador to protest the linking of trade and security issues.
The agreement streamlines intelligence sharing between the U.S., Japan and South Korea about North Korean nuclear activity. It automatically renews annually unless one of the countries decides to pull out by Aug. 24.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Most of the victims were workers at Kyoto Animation, known for mega-hit stories featuring high school girls, with places featured in the stories even becoming "pilgrimage sites" for their fans.
President Trump took a history-making step onto North Korean territory on Sunday and announced talks to end the country’s nuclear program will resume. Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to cross the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South, but…
In Japan, President Trump warned Russian President Vladimir Putin and his staff not to meddle in the 2020 election, but he did so with a grin. Although G-20 summits have historically been calm conferences, President Trump has made them less…
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