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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
Obama takes down 'wrong' PM
Analyst argues US president should have backed Japanese PM and ditched Israeli "ally".
Last updated: 04 Jun 2010 17:49 GMT
Hatoyama becomes new Japan PM
Parliament elects Democratic party leader as new premier following poll win.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2009 17:50 GMT
Hatoyama set to be named Japan PM
Taro Aso's cabinet formally quits to pave way for new government.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2009 03:41 GMT
Japan poll winner pledges 'new era'
Democrat leader Yukio Hatoyama vows "new kind of politics" after landslide win.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2009 09:38 GMT
Japan poll victor vows consensus
Democrat leader vows not to "bulldoze" polices through parliament after landslide win.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2009 07:20 GMT
Aso quits after party defeat
Taro Aso officially resigns leadership of Japan's LDP after historic election loss.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2009 07:19 GMT
Opposition sweeps Japan election
Aso quits as LDP leader after democrats hand ruling party crushing defeat.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2009 03:02 GMT
Japan votes in parliamentary poll
Opposition DPJ projected to sweep election and put an end to more than 50 years of LDP rule.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2009 08:36 GMT
Japan rivals make final appeals
Prime minister urges voters not to abandon ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2009 19:28 GMT
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