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Israel offended Japan’s prime minister by serving him dessert in a shoe, something ‘despised’ by Japanese people
A dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and their wives last week was interrupted by an offensive cultural faux pas: Dessert was served in a shoe, which Japanese people apparently hate.
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Trump has frequently and harshly criticized North Korea for its nuclear ambitions and ballistic missile tests, but often mixed in some light praise.
While it's a much-needed political win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, an expert says abductees' families shouldn't put their hope in President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump offered his condolences for the family members of former first lady Barbara Bush.
The US president and the Japanese prime minister talked to reporters on Wednesday after meeting on a number of issues at Mar-a-Lago in Florida.
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NO ENTRY: How Japan’s shockingly low refugee intake is shaped by the paradox of isolation, a demographic time bomb, and the fear of North Korea
Japan accepts few refugees. In 2017, Japan accepted only 20 refugees, but the reasons for this are more complex than they appear.
Japan is slipping into the background as China, South Korea, and the US take the lead on North Korea talks
Beijing contacted both Washington and Seoul about Kim's visit but Tokyo was left scrambling to contact the Chinese government.
Certain missteps are to blame, like when a school with ties to Abe's wife was given an 85% discount on state-owned land and related documents were altered.