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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s Emperor Hirohito cautioned against second world war, says new official history

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... capitalism, along with the enormous wealth that brought. He remained controversial around the world, and was the target of protests during foreign tours, including to Britain in 1971, where former ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan, Britain to launch joint research into fighter jet missile technology

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... of the National Security Council on Thursday, the Mainichi newspaper reported, without citing sources. The joint research with Britain was linked to a European missile project called Meteor, while ... missiles for Eurofighter planes, is being led by Franco-British missile maker Matra BAe Dynamics (MBD) along with other European firms. An earlier report this month by the leading Nikkei business ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Obama touches down in Japan for first leg of tension-filled Asian tour

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo US President Barack Obama landed in Tokyo on Wednesday to launch an Asian tour dedicated to reinvigorating his policy of “rebalancing” US foreign policy ... And an ever-unpredictable North Korea – which has denounced the presidential tour as “reactionary and dangerous” – appears to be trying to seize the spotlight with preparations for a fourth nuclear test. Despite ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Triple murderer, 68, hanged in Japan for ‘extremely cruel’ crimes

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... major industrialised democracy to use capital punishment. Surveys have shown the death penalty has overwhelming public support despite repeated protests from European governments and human ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe set to visit Papua New Guinea after gas project success

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Shinzo Abe to visit PNG after gas project success Shinzo Abe will next month become the first Japanese prime minister in three decades to visit Papua New Guinea, after a huge liquified natural gas project came onstream, a report said yesterday. Abe will visit PNG as part of a tour starting on July 6 that will also include visits to Australia ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Osaka mayor says Allied soldiers raped French women after D-Day

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... there is no generally accepted evidence of officially sanctioned sex attacks by any military during the second world war other than the Japanese. "Europeans and Americans say 'Japanese used sex ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese minister's visit to Yasukuni Shrine upset neighbours

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 04:43pm by AFP

    ... tensions with Japan's neighbours ahead of US President Barack Obama's Asian tour. China and South Korea immediately criticised the trip, with Beijing condemning the "mistaken ... Secretary Chuck Hagel visited Japan last week on an Asian tour seen as laying the groundwork for Obama's visit. Professor Niu Zhongjun, of the China Foreign Affairs University, said ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    ‘I am extremely sorry’: Justin Bieber apologises after visit to Japan’s Yasukuni war shrine

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:43pm by AFP

    ... Last October, the now 20-year-old celebrity incensed Chinese fans when a video of him touring the Great Wall of China while being carried by his body guards was leaked online. On January 23, he ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    World's longest-serving death row inmate freed and granted retrial in Japan after 45 years

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... European governments and human rights groups, including Amnesty International. Hakamada is the sixth person since the end of the second world war to receive a retrial after having a death sentence ...

  10. News - China - JAPAN

    China's African Union ambassador slams ‘troublemaker’ Japan after Abe visit

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 09:43am by Agence France-Presse in Addis Ababa

    ... Shinzo Abe a “troublemaker”. In a press conference held the day after Abe wrapped up a landmark African tour aimed at boosting Japan’s presence in the continent, China’s ambassador to the African ... Hitler,” he said. Abe’s three-country Africa tour, which took him to Ivory Coast, Mozambique and Ethiopia, was aimed at boosting Japan’s economic and political ties with Africa, where China’s ...




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