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Defiant North Korea test-fires more rockets
Pyongyang fires two missiles into sea as leaders of South Korea, Japan and the US discuss its arms programmes.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2014 02:15 GMT
TEPCO: New leak at Fukushima nuclear plant
Japanese operator confirms contaminated water may have flowed into the Pacific Ocean in latest radioactive scare.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 02:33 GMT
Seoul admits Kim death intelligence failings
South Korean defence minister says he was unaware of Kim Jong-il's death until North Korean state media broke the news.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2011 09:13 GMT
South Korea on alert as North 'fires missile'
North Korea reportedly test-fires missile on same day Kim's death is announced as South Korean president calls for calm.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2011 04:47 GMT
Japan draws up $50bn emergency budget
Quake-hit country's cabinet approves 4.02 trillion yen budget to help finance reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2011 10:25 GMT
Japan fears nuclear plant meltdown
Blast reported at nuclear plant amid worries that quake-hit reactor can no longer cool radioactive substances.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2011 15:30 GMT
Tsunami-hit Japan counts losses
Coastline swamped and hundreds dead as biggest quake in centuries sends wave crashing ashore and puts Pacific on alert.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2011 04:34 GMT
Japanese PM rejects calls to quit
Naoto Kan says he intends to stay in office until next election, as resignation of foreign minister deepens crisis.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2011 06:58 GMT
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