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Japanese mayor sparks international ire
Tokyo and US conspire to remove small town mayor opposed to US plans of building nearby military base.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2013 13:31 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
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 to restart two nuclear reactors
First reactors to go online since last year's Fukushima disaster to avert power shortages, despite public opposition.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2012 08:17 GMT
Last fugitive in Japan gas attack arrested
Cult member held after 17-year manhunt for suspects in poison gas attack on Tokyo subway that left 13 people dead.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2012 09:58 GMT
Japan ex-PM apologises for Fukushima failure
Naoto Ken tells inquiry that state should bear most of blame for meltdown at tsunami- and quake-stricken nuclear plant.
Last updated: 28 May 2012 16:39 GMT
Without question: US military expansion in the Asia-Pacific
The expansion of the US military into Asia-Pacific is not just about power, but also about profit.
Last updated: 07 May 2012 11:28 GMT
Japan: Nuclear plant clean up to take decades
Japan says it could take 40 years to clean up the leaking nuclear plant, but is that going to make people feel safe?
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012 16:10 GMT
Japan leaders 'played down nuclear crisis'
Investigation reports that government covered-up true scale of Fukushima disaster, and considered Tokyo evacuation.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 17:56 GMT
Japan's prime minister announces resignation
Naoto Kan confirms he is stepping down, paving the way for a race to elect Japan's sixth leader in five years.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2011 09:46 GMT
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