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Japanese PM shakes up cabinet
Yoshihiko Noda unveils new ministerial lineup in bid to secure cross-party backing for plan to double sales tax.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2012 11:36 GMT
North Korea admits failed rocket launch
State news agency says scientists investigating what went wrong after rocket disintegrated minutes after blast-off.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 14:33 GMT
S Korea warns North over rocket launch plan
"Firm response" threatened if Pyongyang goes ahead with its planned rocket launch for "scientific purposes".
Last updated: 09 Apr 2012 14:11 GMT
North Korea readies rocket for launch
South Korea to "respond firmly" to "provocation" if North goes ahead with launch of what it calls a weather satellite.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2012 08:40 GMT
Japan threatens to shoot down N Korean rocket
Tokyo deploys missile defence systems and says it will intercept North Korean rocket if it enters Japanese airspace.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2012 09:21 GMT
Japan warns North Korea over rocket launch
Defence minister says Japan could shoot down rocket if it enters its airspace, as China voices concern over launch plan.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2012 14:37 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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