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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
Japan's secrecy law seen as draconian
Critics claim a vaguely worded secrecy law gives the Japanese government sweeping powers.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2014 14:59 GMT
Sumo champ optimistic about sport's future
Newly anointed sumo grand champion Harumafuji believes ancient Japanese sport is shaking off its scandal-hit reputation.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2013 14:53 GMT
Japan: Nuclear plant clean up to take decades
Japan says it could take 40 years to clean up the leaking nuclear plant, but is that going to make people feel safe?
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012 16:10 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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Moscow's collapsing power dreams
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