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Close shave for 59 people on Japanese airliner

Fifty-nine people aboard a Japanese budget carrier had a lucky escape after the pilot "misunderstood" instructions from air traffic controllers and allowed the jet to fly just 75 meters above the......

PM to seek nuclear deal, investments during Japan visit

On the eve of his visit to Tokyo, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that he hopes to strengthen strategic and global partnership with Japan and reach an early agreement with regard to civil......

PM to visit Japan later this month; N-deal on the cards

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Tokyo later this month to expand India's strategic partnership with Japan and discuss a bilateral civilian nuclear cooperation agreement. Singh will visit......

Algerian hostage crisis: Commandos hunt for militants

Algerian commandos are pursuing Islamic militants who are believed to be still holding a number of foreign hostages at a remote gas facility in Algeria. "The operation is still going on," British......

PM defers visit to Japan; Cambodia trip on

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has put off his visit to Japan from Thursday for the annual summit in view of the sudden political developments in that country. Singh was to visit Japan for three......

Japan to grant India $2.32 bn aid

India and Japan have agreed to promote their bilateral strategic and global partnership especially in economic and security areas, with Tokyo granting a $2.32 billion aid for infrastructure......

Now, ATMs that scan your hand to shell out cash

Forgot your ATM card at home? No worries, this Japanese machine will scan your hand and give cash.A regional bank in Japan today started operating ATMs for cash withdrawals, deposits and balance......

Japan to levy tax to counter global warming in '11

Japan, the world's third largest economy, will introduce an environmental tax from year to boost revenue and promote energy conservation steps to counter global warming.The Government Tax......

Toshiba, Gates to work on next-gen nuclear reactor

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp. are discussing the possibility of jointly developing a cheaper next-generation nuclear reactor that can operate for up to......

China is the world's largest exporter now

China has zipped past Germany as the world's largest exporter after German exports slumped 18.4 per cent in 2009, the sharpest fall since 1950.Germany's exports last year fell 18.4 per cent from......

FIFA World Cup: Socceroos fearless, Japan and Korea quietly confident

Clubbed in a veritable group of death for next year's World Cup, Australia believe they can spring a surprise while fellow Asian qualifiers Japan, South Korea and Iran were more cautious with their......

Del Potro sets up final clash with Raonic in Tokyo

Top seed Juan Martin del Potro beat Nicolas Almagro of Spain 7-6(7), 7-6(1) in the semi-final of the Japan Open on Saturday to set up a title clash with big-serving Milos Raonic of Canada. In-form......

WC qualifiers: Asian heavyweights wounded by underdogs

Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni was left to rue a profligate forward line as the Blue Samurai blew a chance to become the first team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil. Japan only......

Former Japan defender Matsuda dies

Former Japan defender Naoki Matsuda died in hospital on Thursday, three days after collapsing during training from a suspected heart attack. He was 34. Matsuda, who won 40 caps for Japan and......

'Al Qaeda planned to attack World Cup'

A senior member of Islamic militant group Al Qaeda has told U.S. authorities that the group had drawn up a plan to launch attacks in Japan during the 2002 World Cup, Japanese media said on......

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:  A. REUTERS - The death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck northeast Japan could top 10,000, national broadcaster NHK quoted a police...... more

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Typhoon hits Kyushu region

Powerful typhoon Neoguri hit Japan's southernmost main island of Kyushu on Thursday, media reports said. The typhoon hit the island of Kyushu after... ...

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Cute Japan Pop Star Recruits Soldiers as Shinzo Abe Boosts Military

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) and his wife Akie (L) are led to the stage by Japanese singer Natsuko Godai (R) and members of Japanese... ...

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Chinese shoots wife in Tokyo cafe, held

Security footage reportedly showed the pair embroiled in a quarrel shortly before the shooting, a rarity in Japan where crime involving firearms is... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/chinese-shoots-wife-tokyo-cafe-held-529
Japan to lift some sanctions on North Korea

Tokyo, July 3 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Thursday that his country will ease some of the unilateral sanctions imposed on North... ...

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Japan sheds pacifist constitution, gives military more powers

BEIJING: Japan on Tuesday amended its pacifist constitution giving more powers to the military, causing serious worries in China and South Korea.... ...

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