President Obama will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House on Friday afternoon to discuss a potential free trade pact, North Korea's nuclear threat and the ongoing Japan-China skirmish over the disputed Senkaku islands. Read full article >>
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As Stephenie Meyer, creator of the Twilight novels, makes her first UK appearance in five years, Alice Vincent meets her biggest fans.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday (April 15) during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the region was united against North Korea's missile programme.
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The boyband, with legions of under-18 fans around the world, withdraws a request for them to upload "real tattoos" of the group.
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Web users in both Japan and South Korea are up in arms over Japanese celebrations on Friday of Takeshima Day — a quasi-official holiday designed, appropriately, to mark an old territorial spat between Japan and South Korea. Read full article >>
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will meet with South Korea and Japan in Washington on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss North Korea's new offer to hold high-level talks, a senior administration official said on Sunday. "We will be meeting with our Japanese and South Korean partners in a trilateral setting and this will be one of the subjects for discussion," the...
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