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China refutes delivering missile launchers to North Korea


June 13th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Beijing has rubbished media reports suggesting that a Chinese company allegedly supplied Pyongyang with four ballistic missile launchers last year in a breach of UN ... Read more...

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Putin vows to continue liberal reforms in Russia


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is a presidential candidate this time, has promised to continue liberal reforms in the country if elected president ... Read more...

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Two journalists dead in Libya accident


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 22 (IANS) Two Japanese journalists were killed in a road accident while they were travelling to the coastal town of Sirte in northern Libya, Xinhua reported.Another journalist was ... Read more...

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Japan to dismantle Fukushima Daiichi plant owner after crisis is averted: Report


April 16th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): The Japanese Government is reportedly set to dismantle the Tokyo Electric Power Co. after it fixes the damage at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility, according to a secret ... Read more...

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Manmohan visit gets big play in Japanese media (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's interview to the Japanese media ahead of his three-day visit to the country was extensively covered in the newspapers here Monday, ... Read more...

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PM gets covered in Japanese press


October 25th, 2010 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's interview to the Japanese media ahead of his three-day visit to the country was extensively covered in the newspapers here Monday, ... Read more...

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India, Japan conclude first round of nuclear talks


June 29th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo/New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India and Japan, a non-proliferation hawk and the only country to bear the brunt of nuclear weapons, Tuesday wrapped up the first round of inaugural talks ... Read more...

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Nuclear bill in Lok Sabha likely Monday


March 13th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) With less than a month to go before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to the US, the government is planning to introduce the contentious Civil Liability ... Read more...

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Obama to visit India later this year


March 13th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) President Barack Obama will visit India later this year though he and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would have a chance to discuss some bilateral issues at next ... Read more...

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Pakistan should rein in Lashkar-e-Taiba: US


March 13th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Welcoming India-Pakistan dialogue stalled since the Mumbai terror attack blamed on Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the United States has asked Islamabad to rein in the terror group with "increasingly global ... Read more...

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India ties among most consequential in 21st century: US


March 13th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Looking at relations with India "as one of the most consequential of US foreign policy in the 21st century", the US wishes to capitalise on their converging values ... Read more...

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Reprocessing accord with India soon: US


March 13th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 13 (IANS) Reiterating that Washington remains "very much committed" to the nuclear deal with India, a US official sees "good progress" on crucial talks on reprocessing and ... Read more...

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Opposition could win two-thirds majority in Japan election: Poll


August 27th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 27 (DPA) The fall of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) appears almost certain, with a newspaper poll Thursday forecasting it would win just 100 seats in the Aug 30 ... Read more...

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8th century Islamic vase found in Japan


July 7th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, July 7 (ANI): Shards of an Islamic ceramic vase have been excavated at the former site of Heijokyo palace, in Japan, dating back to the 8th century, making it the oldest ... Read more...

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North Korean leader’s chosen son visits China, says report


June 16th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 16 (DPA) North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's third son, Kim Jong Un, made a secret visit to Beijing last week to inform Chinese leaders that his father had chosen ... Read more...

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World’s first mass-produced zero-emission minicar to hit Jap market next month


June 13th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, June 13 (ANI): The world's first mass-produced zero-emission minicar, the "i-MiEV", is all set to debut on the Japanese market next month, which may usher in a new age of driving ... Read more...

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Archaeologists claim discovery of Jap queen Himiko’s final resting place


June 1st, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, June 1 (ANI): A team of archaeologists, using radiocarbon dating, have determined that an ancient tomb, constructed in traditional keyhole style denoting someone of very high rank, may well be the ... Read more...

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Excavation in Turkey may re-write history of iron tool production


March 28th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, March 28 (ANI): The discovery of fragments of an iron tool in Turkey has pushed back the start of the Iron Age by several centuries, which may lead to the history ... Read more...

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Third-century palace may belong to legendary Japanese queen


March 24th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, March 24 (ANI): A team of researchers has claimed to have found evidence of what may be an early third-century palace that could have been part of the Yamatai kingdom ... Read more...

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School mobile ban demanded as mobbing, prostitution spreads


January 27th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 27 (DPA) At first, they blackmailed their victim. Again and again, four high school students sent text messages to their classmate, demanding hundreds of thousands of yen.Then they posted a ... Read more...

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Japan eager to establish stronger ties with Obama


January 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 21 (DPA) The Japanese government plans to set up a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Taro Aso and US President Barack Obama at an early date before the financial summit ... Read more...

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Japanese journalist attacked in northwestern Pakistan


November 15th, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (DPA) A Japanese journalist and his Afghan assistant were shot and wounded Friday in a kidnap attempt near the Pakistani city of Peshawar, while security forces killed at least ... Read more...

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G-8 head for Japan to deal with series of crises


July 6th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): When the Group of Eight leaders and their counterparts from India, China, South Africa and Brazil gather in the Japanese resort towns of Sapporo and Hokkaido from ... Read more...

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