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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
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 names new foreign minister
Takeaki Matsumoto's appointment comes with a long list of challenges, including managing strained ties with China.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2011 09:39 GMT
Japan PM survives party vote
Japanese PM Naoto Kan retains seat after defeating veteran lawmaker Ichiro Ozawa in a bruising party leadership vote.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2010 13:46 GMT
Japan PM to face party vote
Naoto Kan faces off against powerful challenger in parliament vote for leadership of the ruling Democratic Party.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2010 06:01 GMT
Japan unemployment rises further
Latest economic figures show persisting weakness in world's second largest economy.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2010 08:39 GMT
Japan PM 'suffers election setback'
Coalition government loses majority in upper house of parliament, exit polls suggest.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2010 20:00 GMT
Japanese voters head to polls
PM faces key test in election that could deal blow to efforts to tackle massive public debt.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2010 04:39 GMT
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