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Japan's prime minister reshuffles cabinet
Yoshihiko Noda appoints former foreign minister to spearhead widely unpopular sales tax reforms.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 04:09 GMT
New Japanese PM unveils youthful cabinet
Defying expectations, Yoshihiko Noda bases his selections on unity building rather than political experience.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2011 08:39 GMT
Japan refuses to apologise to China
Tokyo says no grounds for apology following its release of Chinese trawler captain detained in disputed waters.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2010 14:22 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
US base to stay on Okinawa
Japan and US reach agreement to retain contentious military base on island.
Last updated: 28 May 2010 12:19 GMT
Japan will defend 'whaling rights'
Tokyo says annual hunt not illegal as Australia and New Zealand threaten court action.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2010 04:59 GMT
Australia warns Japan over whaling
PM threatens legal action if Japan continues annual whale hunt in seas off Antarctica.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2010 09:33 GMT
Koizumi secures landslide election win
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has won a major political victory, with his lo
Last updated: 11 Sep 2005 16:51 GMT
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In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
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