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Japan’s new envoy to China faints on Tokyo street

September 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 13 (IANS) Japan's newly appointed Ambassador to China Shinichi Nishimiya fell unconscious Thursday morning on a street in Tokyo, police said, adding that the sudden fainting was caused ... Read more...

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Japan removes Ambassador to Croatia after sex scandal

December 10th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese Foreign Ministry on Friday replaced its envoy to Croatia after he was accused of sexually harassing a female employee, local media reported on Saturday.Yoshio Tamura, who ... Read more...

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Japan confirms receipt of Indian relief supplies for tsunami victims

March 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.23 (ANI): The Japanese Foreign Ministry has confirmed receipt of relief supplies from India.A spokesman for the ministry said the supplies had arrived at Tokyo's Narita Airport this morning on Japan ... Read more...

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No limit to expansion of nuke arsenal: China

February 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.28 (ANI): China's top officials have declared there is no limit to the expansion of Beijing's nuclear weapon arsenal, fears abound internationally that it will eventually be equal to that of ... Read more...

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Oz spy agencies intensify secret operations with US, Japan to counter China: WikiLeaks

January 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): To get sensitive information out of China, North Korea and Iran, Australian spy agencies have intensified secret operations with the US and Japan, according to WikiLeaks cables.The cables ... Read more...

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Japan refuses to compensate victims of colonial rule

March 19th, 2010 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 19 (IANS) Japan has refused compensation for South Koreans who suffered during its colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula 1910-1945, Prensa Latina reported. The Japanese foreign ministry has ignored the contents ... Read more...

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Cuba for ’special priority’ to Japan

December 8th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 8 (EFE) Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has said that his country accords "special priority" to its ties with Japan and solicited the Asian country's support regarding Havana's relations ... Read more...

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Japan calls for tough ASEAN stance on North Korea

July 22nd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Phuket (Thailand), July 22 (DPA) Asia's main security forum was expected to issue a tough statement on North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, a senior Japanese official said Wednesday. "We should make it clear ... Read more...

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IIT Hyderabad to grow with Japanese partnership

October 22nd, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) A new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) coming up in Hyderabad will see close Japanese partnership at the post-graduate level in key areas, including setting up of a ... Read more...

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Japanese aid worker, driver kidnapped in Afghanistan

August 26th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (DPA) A Japanese aid worker and his Afghan driver were kidnapped Tuesday in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the police said."The two men's vehicle was stopped by a group ... Read more...

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US Navy submarine leaks more radioactive water: Japan

August 7th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Tokyo, Aug 7 (Xinhua) The US Navy's nuclear-powered submarine Houston has leaked radioactive water at two more ports in Japan, the Japanese foreign ministry said Thursday. A similar incident was reported in ... Read more...

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Japan to help push regional integration in Asean

March 25th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tokyo, March 25 (DPA) Japan and Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) agreed Tuesday to strengthen cooperation, especially in regional integration. Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda promised visiting Asean Secretary General Surin ... Read more...

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Koizumi to discuss UN reforms with Musharraf

March 6th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
(LEAD)New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Friday said he will discuss reforms in the UN Security Council with Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf. Koizumi, who was here on a three-day ... Read more...

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