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PM: Japan 'can exist without nuclear power'
Japanese prime minister vows to move country towards renewable energy after disaster-triggered Fukushima meltdown.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2011 11:05 GMT
Japan falls back into recession
Japan's economy contracts sharply after devastating earthquake and tsunami.
Last updated: 19 May 2011 09:59 GMT
Japan scrambles to shore up economy
Government injects billions into shaken markets in a bid to allay investor concerns amid worsening nuclear crisis.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2011 13:48 GMT
Chinese economy overtakes Japan
China has become the world's second-biggest economy after the US, pushing Japan to third place in 2010.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2011 05:47 GMT
Fiscal hawk joins Japan cabinet
Prime minister announces new ministers in reshuffle as part of bid to revive the country's struggling economy.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2011 06:15 GMT
Japan minister warns of poll revolt
Senior ruling party official warns of tough fight in final days ahead of election.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2009 09:22 GMT
Japan falls deeper into recession
Minister says recession is worsening as industry output plunges at record rate.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2009 12:47 GMT
Japan slump fastest in decades
Minister says country facing worst post-war crisis as economy continues to slow.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2009 04:37 GMT
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'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
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