Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, watch a performance of judo, when they visits the Kodokan Judo Institute, the headquarters of the worldwide judo community, in Tokyo, Japan Photo Toru Yamanaka/EPA
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, toasts during a lunch at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Abe is on an official visit to Argentina after attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Peru. Photo Natacha Pisarenko/AP
US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend official welcoming ceremonies on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on Tuesday
Shinto priests leave the Torii gate of the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, after administering the rite of Kiyoharai on the first day of the four-day autumn festival, on Thursday. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has donated a symbolic gift to the controversial war shrine, an apparent sign that he will avoid a visit that would have angered China and South Korea.