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Japan cuts whaling targets after UN ruling
Move comes after UN's International Court of Justice ruled that Tokyo's Antarctic whaling is commercial, not scientific.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 10:33 GMT
Mass evacuations as typhoon hits Japan
At least one person killed and 140 others injured as twister with winds of up to 180 kmph hits mainland.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2012 21:01 GMT
Doctor volunteers in quake-ravaged Japan
Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett profiles one doctor's tireless effort to help those in need.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2011 17:17 GMT
Japan nuclear plant 'improving'
Government says cooling efforts at quake-hit Fukushima complex showing improvement, but situation remains uncertain.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2011 15:50 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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