Japan Protests Russia's Planned Live-fire Drills

Japan protests Russia's planned live-fire drills

The Japanese government says it has lodged a protest with Russia over its plan to hold live-fire drills near one of the four islands controlled by Russia and claimed by Japan.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga disclosed on Monday that the government had protested through a diplomatic channel immediately after Moscow notified Tokyo of the plan.

Japan Protests To Russia Over Planned Visit

Japan protests to Russia over planned visit

Japanese officials say they are protesting a planned visit by the Russian Prime Minister to an island which is controlled by Russia and claimed by Japan.

Officials in Etorofu Island say Dmitry Medvedev is making arrangements to visit the island via Sakhalin as early as August, and that local officials are making preparations.

Japan Lodges Protests With Seoul, Moscow

Japan lodges protests with Seoul, Moscow

Japan's top government spokesperson says Tokyo has lodged a protest with South Korea, over the actions it took related to the Russian warplane.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said, "In light of Japan's position on the sovereignty over Takeshima, the firing of warning shots by South Korean military aircraft is totally unacceptable and extremely regrettable. We lodged a strong protest with the South Korean government and demanded it prevent any similar incident from occuring. "

Japan Govt. Protests Against S.korea, Russia

Japan govt. protests against S.Korea, Russia

The Japanese government has lodged protests against both South Korea and Russia through diplomatic channels over the South's warning shots at a Russian military aircraft.

Japan told South Korea on Tuesday it is unacceptable for South Korean fighter jets to fire warning shots over the Takeshima Islands.

Hiroshima Protests Us Subcritical Nuclear Test

Hiroshima protests US subcritical nuclear test

People in Hiroshima are protesting the latest nuclear test by the United States. The US government announced last week that the country carried out a subcritical nuclear test earlier this year.

A US government laboratory said it carried out the experiment in Nevada in February as part of a drive to modernize the country's nuclear weapons.

Japan Protests Planned Russian Drone Deployment

Japan protests planned Russian drone deployment

Japan has lodged a protest with Russia over a media report that Moscow plans to deploy a new type of surveillance drone in Japan's Northern Territories.

The Russian newspaper Izvestia reported on Monday that the country's military has decided to deploy Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles to an artillery unit stationed on two of the four Russian-controlled islands.

Ghosn's Lawyer Protests 4th Arrest

Ghosn's lawyer protests 4th arrest

The lawyer for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has protested the rearrest of his client.

Ghosn was out on bail awaiting trial when he was arrested on Thursday morning for the fourth time since November.

Japan Protests Russian Drills Near Kunashiri

Japan protests Russian drills near Kunashiri

Japan has lodged a protest with Russia over military drills in the waters near Kunashiri, an island that is part of the Northern Territories. Russia controls the four islands. Japan claims them.

The Japanese government maintains the islands are an inherent part of Japan's territory. It says the islands were illegally occupied after World War Two.

Japan Protests Russian Military Drills On Islands

Japan protests Russian military drills on islands

Japan's government has lodged a protest through diplomatic channels against Russia's military drills on the islands of Etorofu and Kunashiri. The two islands are among the Northern Territories. Russia controls the four islands. Japan claims them.

The Japanese government maintains the islands are an inherent part of Japan's territory. It says the islands were illegally occupied after World War Two.

Japan Protests S.korean Ship's Entry Into Waters

Japan protests S.Korean ship's entry into waters

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has revealed that the government has protested a South Korean research ship's entry into Japan's territorial waters near the Takeshima Islands in the Sea of Japan.

Suga said at a news conference on Tuesday that a South Korean research vessel entered regional waters last Friday and from Sunday to Monday.

Japan Protests China's Ocean Gas Field Activity

Japan protests China's ocean gas field activity

Japan has lodged a protest with China after detecting what appears to be fresh test drilling for natural resources in an area near the two countries' median line in the East China Sea.

Japan and China agreed in 2008 to jointly develop gas fields in the region. While negotiations for a related treaty remain stalled, China has unilaterally been carrying out development activities, including building structures near the median line.

Japan Protests S.korea Move On Comfort Women Fund

Japan protests S.Korea move on comfort women fund

The Japanese government has lodged a fresh protest over South Korea's move toward dissolving a fund to support those referred to as wartime comfort women.

The Japanese government offered about nine million dollars to the fund based on a 2015 bilateral agreement over the issue. The two countries agreed at the time that the deal was final and irreversible.

Japan Protests New Houses On Disputed Islands

Japan protests new houses on disputed islands

Japan has protested to Russia over its recent construction of housing complexes for military personnel on two of the four Russian-held islands claimed by Japan.

Russia's Defense Ministry said on Monday that the complexes were built for military units deployed on the islands of Etorofu and Kunashiri.