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Japan's new PM Abe announces cabinet
After appointment for second stint as prime minister, Shinzo Abe names cabinet filled with allies to help fix economy.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2012 16:03 GMT
China aircraft 'intrudes into Japan airspace'
Japan scrambles fighter jets to counter first ever 'intrusion of airspace', but China terms flight 'completely normal'.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2012 20:21 GMT
International community condemns the launch
The US and regional powers condemn North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, warning it will destabilise the region.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2012 07:23 GMT
Japan's justice minister quits amid scandal
Keishu Tanaka, who has admitted past links with organised crime, resigns citing health reasons.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2012 07:28 GMT
China officials to skip IMF meetings in Japan
Cancellations by bank governor and finance minister come as two nations remain at odds over islands in East China Sea.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 09:51 GMT
China sends six ships to disputed islands
Deployment dubbed "unprecedented" by Tokyo comes as reports emerge that Japanese nationals had been attacked in China.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2012 09:20 GMT
Japan and N Korea hold talks in Beijing
Discussions to cover issue of returning the remains of Japanese nationals as bitter history divides the two countries.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2012 11:06 GMT
Japan deports pro-China island activists
Crowds in Hong Kong applaud arriving activists who carried banner reading "Successful landing on Diaoyu islands".
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Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 05:50 GMT
N Korea and Japan to talk after four years
Delegations from Tokyo and Pyongyang to meet in China this month to discuss roadmap for "restoring normal relations".
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 10:08 GMT
S Korean leader's islands visit angers Japan
President Lee Myung-Bak's unprecedented trip to remote islands claimed by Japan pushes Tokyo to recall ambassador.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 17:52 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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