Latest News Wires Japan's Abe and China's Xi meet, agree to work for better relations

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Indonesia on Wednesday with a pledge to improve ties between the two nations. 

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a summit in Indonesia on Wednesday, the latest sign of a thaw between the Asian rivals that came despite an awkward diplomatic backdrop.