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Is casino gambling a safe bet for Japan?
In conjunction with a booming tourism industry, Japan has set its sights on allowing casinos in time for 2020 Olympics.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 09:16 GMT
How Japan's stem cell study became a scandal
Pioneering research on stem cells in Japan took a series of bizarre turns.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2014 13:02 GMT
Japan islands brace for powerful typhoon
Neoguri, one of the most powerful storms to have formed in years, on course to batter Okinawa.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 12:59 GMT
Fukushima anniversary: Japan remembers
Much remains unsettled three years later: emotions, the death count, and the future of nuclear energy in Japan.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2014 14:48 GMT
Japan TV chief dismisses wartime sex slavery
New NHK boss says Japan's World War Two policy of forcing conquered women into brothels was "common in every country".
Last updated: 26 Jan 2014 06:48 GMT
More typhoons threaten East Asia
Two mayor tropical cyclones are likely to cause disruption across the region in the coming days.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2013 08:59 GMT
Japan ex-prisoners get fresh start
A group of Japanese businessmen are giving convicts a chance to change their lives.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 12:15 GMT
Japan make history with Wales win
A depleted Welsh side are overpowered by Japan who record first win over a major rugby power to level series in Tokyo.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 10:17 GMT
World's oldest man dies at 116
Former postman and farmer, born in 1897, put his longevity down to getting out in the sun.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2013 13:04 GMT
'Shut up' gaffe exposes envoy to criticism
Japan diplomat faces calls for resignation after video shows him telling delegates at a UN meeting to "shut up".
Last updated: 12 Jun 2013 10:35 GMT
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A soft approach to returning British fighters
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Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
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