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Japan moves to halt yen's rise
First intervention in currency markets in six years aims to boost country's exports and stop economic stagnation.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2010 16:06 GMT
Japan PM survives party vote
Japanese PM Naoto Kan retains seat after defeating veteran lawmaker Ichiro Ozawa in a bruising party leadership vote.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2010 13:46 GMT
Japan PM to face party vote
Naoto Kan faces off against powerful challenger in parliament vote for leadership of the ruling Democratic Party.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2010 06:01 GMT
Japan unveils new stimulus package
Government passes $11bn plan to boost economy as revised figures show gross domestic product growth above estimates.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2010 08:40 GMT
Japan PM 'suffers election setback'
Coalition government loses majority in upper house of parliament, exit polls suggest.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2010 20:00 GMT
Japanese voters head to polls
PM faces key test in election that could deal blow to efforts to tackle massive public debt.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2010 04:39 GMT
Japan PM faces election test
Analysts say poor result could push Naoto Kan from office after just a month in power.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2010 04:54 GMT
Japan names new prime minister
Finance minister Naoto Kan becomes the country's fifth PM in less than four years.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2010 12:42 GMT
Japan prime minister resigns
Yukio Hatoyama quits partly over broken promise to move US military base off Okinawa.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2010 04:53 GMT
Japan PM urged to quit over base
Yukio Hatoyama under pressure after backtracking on pledge to move US air base.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2010 07:52 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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Berlin and the global digital resistance movement
The 'Jewish state bill' doesn't matter to us, Palestinians
South Sudan: A 'thankless kid'?
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