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Japan PM Abe tells G7 North Korea nuclear, missile developments a concern for Europe

ISE-SHIMA Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told fellow Group of Seven leaders on Thursday that North Korea's nuclear and missile programs are also a concern to Europe, a top Japanese government official said.

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Abe: global economy faces big risks, Japan to press on with 'Abenomics'

ISE-SHIMA, Japan Leaders from the Group of Seven industrial powers agreed on Thursday the global economy is facing big risks, and host Japan will push ahead with its growth agenda, said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

3:37pm IST

G7 sees need to send strong message on South, East China Sea disputes

ISE-SHIMA, Japan Group of Seven (G7) leaders agreed on Thursday they need to send a strong message on the South and East China Sea in which China is locked in territorial disputes with Japan and some Southeast Asian neighbors.

3:29pm IST

G7 sees need to send strong message on South, East China Sea disputes

ISE-SHIMA, Japan Group of Seven (G7) leaders agreed on Thursday they need to send a strong message on the South and East China Sea in which China is locked in territorial disputes with Japan and some Southeast Asian neighbours.

World, 3:23pm IST

G7 concerned over emerging markets; PM Abe makes Lehman comparison

ISE-SHIMA, Japan Group of Seven leaders voiced concern on Thursday about emerging economies, a senior Japanese official said, as their host, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a pointed comparison to the global financial crisis.

1:21pm IST

Japan PM Abe warns of Lehman-magnitude crisis: Nikkei

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned his Group of Seven counterparts of a crisis on the scale of Lehman Brothers, Nikkei reported, offering a potential justification to again delay an increase in the national sales tax.

1:09pm IST