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Japanese ordered to evacuate flood-hit island
Evacuation order issued for 240,000 people hit by heavy rains on main southern island of Kyushu.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2012 16:14 GMT
Powerful typhoon pummels Japan
Thousands evacuate as Typhoon Roke triggers floods and threatens to hit the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2011 07:50 GMT
Japan's stock market drops heavily
Capital injection pledged on first business day since quake and tsunami caused havoc and raised nuclear-disaster fears.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2011 16:54 GMT
Meltdown fears at Japanese reactors
State of emergency declared at one plant and fears of partial meltdown at another in wake of deadly quake and tsunami.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2011 01:07 GMT
Japanese death toll set to soar
Japan is facing its worst crisis since World War II with thousands missing, towns destroyed and many areas unreachable.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2011 18:24 GMT
Japanese minister quits over gaffe
The resignation is the latest setback for the prime minister, whose weakening support has emboldened the opposition.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2010 03:18 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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