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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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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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