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Is casino gambling a safe bet for Japan?
In conjunction with a booming tourism industry, Japan has set its sights on allowing casinos in time for 2020 Olympics.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 09:16 GMT
Spirits of Japan shrine haunt Asian relations
Visits to the Yasukuni Shrine have irked the region's diplomats, but policy has domestic support in Japan.
Last updated: 02 May 2013 12:10 GMT
The rise and fall of Japan's Democratic Party
Failure in Sunday's election after three years in power leaves leftists once again relegated to the sidelines.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 11:34 GMT
Who will save Japan?
We look at the political struggles of an economic giant facing an uncertain future as elections draw near.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2012 12:12 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Confidence men and their masquerade
Is Britain only for the rich?
Climate activism: A change in approach?
Scotland and other nation-states that would be
Libya: Let the scramble for oil money begin
Turkey's first ladies and the headscarf controversy
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
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