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Has Tokyo lost its fear of nuclear energy?
Three years after the Fukushima diaster, has the political will to rid Japan of nuclear energy died out in the capital?
Last updated: 01 Mar 2014 15:31 GMT
Japanese activists sail near disputed islands
The islands in the East China Sea, near potentially large oil and gas reserves, are disputed by Japan and China.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2013 03:16 GMT
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
The rise and fall of Japan's Democratic Party
Failure in Sunday's election after three years in power leaves leftists once again relegated to the sidelines.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 11:34 GMT
Japan's Abe sees difficult road ahead
Leader of conservative LDP, which won landslide victory in general elections, says his party faces heavy responsibility.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 10:11 GMT
Japan's conservatives win landslide victory
Liberal Democratic Party led by Shinzo Abe returns to power, as outgoing PM Noda concedes defeat in parliamentary polls.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2012 19:30 GMT
Japan conservatives projected to win election
Polls have closed in Japan and former premier Shinzo Abe is expected to return to power
Last updated: 16 Dec 2012 11:13 GMT
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
Japan prepares for N Korean rocket launch
Missile-defence system deployed, with orders to shoot down rocket if it looks set to fall on Japanese territory.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2012 14:19 GMT
North Korea announces rocket launch date
The move, which will take place between December 10 and 22, set to sharply raise tensions in North-east Asia.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 13:08 GMT
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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