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Death toll in Japan landslides mounts
Search and rescue operation halted at dawn on Sunday as fresh rain raised concerns about more landslides.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 07:09 GMT
Japan landslides leave many dead
At least 36 die in Hiroshima as average rainfall for the whole of August falls on the city overnight.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 18:49 GMT
Japan's secrecy law seen as draconian
Critics claim a vaguely worded secrecy law gives the Japanese government sweeping powers.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2014 14:59 GMT
Are China and S Korea the region's newest best buddies?
Following Japan's move towards greater militarisation, China and South Korea edge closer.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 06:18 GMT
Will Japan's youth go to war because a pretty girl told them to?
Or has Shinzo Abe finally run out of ideas?
Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 15:00 GMT
Japan eases sanctions on N Korea after talks
Move comes after discussions over fate of Japanese citizens thought to have been abducted by Pyongyang during Cold War.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 06:07 GMT
Japan's defence policy: Overturning pacifism
The National Diet approves larger military role, paving the way for defending allies.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 22:13 GMT
Japan to ease army ban on fighting overseas
Major policy shift from post-World War II pacifism has alarmed regional rival China.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 08:58 GMT
Tokyo man sets self afire in apparent protest
Man sets himself on fire in Tokyo, as government plans to abandon country's policy of pacifism.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2014 11:45 GMT
Is Japan changing its defence policy?
At a security gathering, Japanese Prime Minister outlined his vision for Japan's contribution to global peace
Last updated: 01 Jun 2014 14:00 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
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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