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Exit polls show big win for Japan's Abe
Ruling coalition keeps two-thirds majority in vote dubbed referendum on prime minister's strategy for reviving economy.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2014 11:40 GMT
Japan votes with Abe set for 'super majority'
Millions head to the polls in general election seen as referendum on incumbent prime minister's economic policies.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2014 10:34 GMT
Japan's unwanted election: Why now?
With polls predicting an easy win for PM Abe and his party, some view Sunday's vote as a move to solidify power.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2014 12:15 GMT
Foreign aid to Afghanistan has 'low impact'
As UK donor conference begins, many in Afghanistan's poorest areas say they aren't benefiting from aid pledges.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2014 10:39 GMT
Afghanistan at crucial juncture
Can western governments persuade their people that after years of war, Afghanistan must stay on financial life-support?
Last updated: 03 Dec 2014 08:32 GMT
Toyota to launch hydrogen-powered car
World's largest car maker experiments with Mirai model, hoping to sell about 700 in the first year.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2014 05:40 GMT
APEC summit: What the media didn't see
China has become the most consequential economic player in Asia - can the US retain a leadership position in the region?
Richard Javad Heydarian
Last updated: 12 Nov 2014 08:08 GMT
China improving relations with rivals
As it hosts the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, China is looking to improve ties with regional powers.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2014 01:05 GMT
China and Japan leaders hold talks in Beijing
Chinese president and Japanese PM meet ahead of APEC summit as they seek to end ongoing row over disputed islands.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014 14:54 GMT
Japan to restart nuclear energy production
Country, which had shut all its nuclear plants after 2011 Fukushima disaster, set to restart plant amid safety concerns.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2014 12:19 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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