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US and China set for tense air zone talks
The US vice president will meet Xi to relieve tensions just one day after critiquing China's stance on disputed islands.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 20:01 GMT
US cautions airlines crossing China air zone
Commercial flights advised to take safety measures when flying over East China Sea as China-Japan row persists.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2013 07:23 GMT
US reassures Japan over China dispute
Chuck Hagel pledged US support to its Japanese ally as China claims air space over disputed islands in East China Sea.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2013 01:29 GMT
Fukushima engineers prepare for risky job
Potentially disastruous procedure to remove fuel rods from damaged Japanese power plant due to begin in coming days.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2013 11:19 GMT
Japan accuses China of jeopardising peace
Japan's defence minister says China's intrusions in East China Sea islands could lead to "emergency situation".
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 03:32 GMT
Japanese PM warns China on use of force
Shinzo Abe says Japan ready to be more assertive should China use force to attain its diplomatic goals.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2013 02:38 GMT
Japan to review self-imposed weapons ban
Tokyo drafts a new security strategy aimed at lifting constraints placed on its military by pacifist constitution.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2013 02:55 GMT
Fukushima clean-up years behind schedule
Residents of towns in exclusion zone around nuclear power station told they will not be moving back for some time.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2013 01:58 GMT
Fukushima overwhelmed with radioactive water
Temporary cooling system inundated after operator Tepco failed to estimate amount of rain that would fall over weekend.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2013 18:32 GMT
Japan minister visits controversial shrine
Keiji Furuya says visit to Yasukuni, which honours war dead and imperial rulers, was not meant to offend neighbours.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2013 02:01 GMT
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In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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