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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
Japan mayor's sex slave remarks disowned
Osaka official's claim that sex slaves during Second World War were military necessity is slammed by defence minister.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2013 07:57 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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