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Chinese media warns Japan against forming 'united front' with India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in Japan of an "expansionist" mindset of some countries have riled the Chinese official media which said the Indian leader is more "intimate with Tokyo......

China begins air patrols of islands; Japan objects

Flexing its muscles, China for the first time sent a marine surveillance plane to join its warships to monitor the disputed islands with Japan, forcing Tokyo to scramble eight F-15 fighter jets.......

New quake of magnitude 5.9 jolts Japan

A strong aftershock of magnitude 5.9 on Saturday jolted Japan as its workers scrambled hard to stabilise radiation-leaking Fukushima nuclear plant, where the level of highly toxic water in a......

US not directly involved in Indo-Pak talks: Blake

The US has made it clear that it is not directly involved in talks between India and Pakistan, but encourages them to resume their peace dialogue, even as it said it wants Islamabad to rein in......

Japan, US plan emergency pact

Japan and the United States are negotiating to strengthen their joint operations in case of a military emergency in Japan, and could reach an agreement by June, the daily Asahi Shimbun reported......

MSN gets major facelift, readies for launch on iOS, Android

Microsoft on Monday unveiled a first look of the new MSN in India. Designed from the ground up for a mobile, cloud first world, the new MSN combines premium content from the world’s leading......

China bans media from reporting on 18 subjects

China has banned the country's media from reporting on 18 subjects, including yuan revaluation, corruption and problems in Tibet and Xinjiang, according to a media report."China has prohibited the......

FTA with Japan by year end, says PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said India hopes to conclude a free trade agreement with Japan by the end of the year, a step that is expected to help significantly expand bilateral trade and......

The Maria Sharapova phone

Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova poses for photographers holding Motorola's Pink M1000, which was made specifically for her, at a media conference on in Tokyo on Thursday.The conference was......

Bobby Fischer detained in Japan

Former world chess champion Bobby Fischer was detained in Japan by immigration authorities for an apparent passport violation on Tuesday. Officials said he would be deported to the United......
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