Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan conducts working visit to Croatia

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ A delegation of Azerbaijan led by Elnur Mammadov, Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, paid a working visit to Croatia from June 27 to 29, to participate… Read more

France votes in snap polls as far-right eyes historic win

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ French people vote on Sunday in high-stakes snap parliamentary elections which could alter France’s trajectory and see the far-right party of Marine Le Pen take power… Read more

Fighting for third day in north Gaza as thousands displaced

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ Explosions, air strikes and gunfire rattled northern Gaza on Saturday, the third day of an Israeli military operation that has uprooted tens of thousands of Palestinians… Read more

U.S. and Europe warn Lebanon’s Hezbollah to ease strikes on Israel and back off from wider Mideast war

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ U.S., European and Arab mediators are pressing to keep stepped-up cross-border attacks between Israel and Lebanon’s Hezbollah militants from spiraling into a wider Middle East war… Read more

12 killed in Russian attacks on Ukraine

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ Russian attacks across eastern Ukraine killed at least 11 people Saturday, while rescuers in the city of Dnipro dug through rubble after a Russian strike ripped… Read more

Australian diplomat says adding AUKUS partners like Japan complicated

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ Adding partners to the AUKUS defense project would be “complicated,” a senior Australian diplomat said on Friday, saying he did not believe the U.S. Congress is… Read more

As North Korean and Chinese threats rise, U.S. looks to lock in defense partnerships with Asian allies

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ The United States wrapped up its first multidomain exercise with Japan and South Korea in the East China Sea on Saturday, a step forward in Washington’s… Read more

Western tariffs a ‘challenge’ for China’s battery giant CATL

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ An executive from China’s battery giant CATL says that Western tariffs tied to electric vehicles present a “challenge” for the firm, and are bad for customers… Read more

Japan to obligate manufacturers to use recycled plastics

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ Japan is set to obligate major manufacturers to utilize recycled plastics as part of efforts to cut plastic pollution and promote decarbonization. The government aims to… Read more

Sony Group to cut 250 jobs from recordable media business’ key hub

Tokyo, 30 June, /AJMEDIA/ Sony Group Corp will cut around 250 jobs from its recordable media business’ key manufacturing hub in northeastern Japan and offer early retirement packages to its… Read more