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India and Japan sign trade deals
Economic co-operation and nuclear deals top agenda as Indian PM visits Japan against a backdrop of regional tensions.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2010 13:37 GMT
Japan PM shuffles cabinet
Naoto Kan aims to strengthen his hand after a challenge to his leadership of the ruling DPJ.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2010 06:38 GMT
Japan's new PM names cabinet
Mix of old and fresh faces in Naoto Kan's team as he seeks to boost ruling party's image.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2010 11:33 GMT
Japanese wartime record defended
Emperor Akihito says his father, Hirohito, had not wanted the country to enter World War II.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2009 07:46 GMT
Japan princess quits royalty, marries
Japanese Princess Sayako, the emperor's only daughter, has quit the world's oldest monarchy and married a commoner, setting out for a new life at age 36 as a middle-class housewife.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2005 10:57 GMT
Japanese captive in Iraq dead?
A Japanese security consultant taken captive in Iraq may have died from wounds he sustained while being captured, the company that employs him has said.
Last updated: 11 May 2005 21:40 GMT
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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
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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