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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
North Korea agrees to probe Japan abductions
Japanese PM says Pyongyang has agreed to reopen probe into kidnapping of Japanese citizens in the 1970s and 1980s.
Last updated: 29 May 2014 15:08 GMT
Japan orders chicken cull to contain bird flu
Japan slaughters 112,000 chickens after first confirmed case of bird flu in three years.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 04:43 GMT
China announces military spending increase
Largest rise in three years is seen as a indicator that China will continue its assertive regional policy.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2014 13:42 GMT
Obama nominates Janet Yellen as Fed chief
Current deputy chief of Federal Reserve to replace Ben Bernanke as head of US' central bank.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 06:33 GMT
Japan anger over French Fukushima cartoons
Protest to be lodged against weekly for taking aim at decision to award 2020 Olympics to Tokyo despite nuclear disaster.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2013 10:18 GMT
South Korea bans fish imports from Japan
South Korea expands ban on fisheries products amid fears of contamination from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 10:09 GMT
Japan government to fund Fukushima recovery
Schemes costing $500m aim to contain leaks and decontaminate radioactive water at crippled nuclear power station.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 09:34 GMT
Japan plant operator weighs expert advice
Foreign decommissioning experts to be invited to help deal with highly radioactive water leaking from Fukushima site.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 07:21 GMT
US slams Japanese mayor's sex-slave comments
State Department says comments by mayor that sex slaves were "necessary" during World War II were "outrageous".
Last updated: 16 May 2013 20:41 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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The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
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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