Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono has told his Iranian counterpart Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif that his country continues to support the 2015 landmark nuclear deal, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported Monday.
Most economists oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to redirect some revenue from a planned sales-tax increase to child care and education because it would add to Japan’s massive debt burden, a poll showed.
Reports of suspected child abuse reached a record high of 30,262 cases to welfare authorities in the first half of 2017, exceeding the 30,000 mark for the first time since comparable data became available in 2011, the National Police Agency said Thursday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering calling a snap election as early as next month to take advantage of an uptick in approval ratings and disarray in the main opposition party, domestic media reported on Sunday.
The national Iranian men’s volleyball team has achieved a come-from-behind win at the 2017 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Volleyball World Grand Champions Cup, beating the Japanese squad.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Friday, responding to new UN sanctions with what appeared to be its furthest-ever missile flight amid high tensions over its weapons programs.