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"Although perhaps more to America itself than towards other countries."
Japan11 Jul 2016 12:20 GMT
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Politics27 Mar 2016 13:14 GMT
New Democratic Party wants to save Japan from one of the "deepest crises of democracy it has faced in 70 years".
Asia17 Dec 2015 10:34 GMT
Japanese entrepreneurs see lucrative opportunities in attracting Muslim tourists.
Arts & Culture28 Nov 2015 10:56 GMT
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Military04 Oct 2015 10:13 GMT
Japanese protesters invoke human rights abuse and painful memories of war to oppose US Marine airbase on their island.
Military31 Aug 2015 05:42 GMT
After decades of pacifism since WWII, conservative government now wants the military to be able to fight overseas.
Asia Pacific17 Jun 2015 06:11 GMT
Government must listen to its people insisting on no new American Marine base on the island, Yukio Hatoyama says.
Politics23 Mar 2015 11:46 GMT
Takeshi Onaga asks Japan's central government to suspend work on the contentious airbase, citing environmental concerns.
Human Rights16 Mar 2015 05:13 GMT
Attempts to revise war-time history of sex slavery result in a backlash and more criticism.
Politics23 Jan 2015 03:19 GMT
Mother of Kenji Goto, being held by ISIL, pleads for his life, as deadline for payment of $200 million ransom looms.
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