Ex-Japan PM Nakasone dies at 101

Ex-Japan PM Nakasone dies at 101

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone dies at the age of 101.

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Japan to reinforce penalties for texting while driving

Japan to reinforce penalties for texting while driving

Japan will make penalties for texting while driving stricter from December 1.

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Abe is Japan's longest-serving prime minister

Abe is Japan's longest-serving prime minister

Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving prime minister with a total of 2,887 days in office.

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PM Abe's sakura party under fire

PM Abe's sakura party under fire

The estimated budget for PM Shinzo Abe's cherry blossom viewing party triples, prompting criticism from lawmakers that s...

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Nobel Prize winner meets PM Abe

Nobel Prize winner meets PM Abe

Lithium-ion battery pioneer and winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Akira Yoshino meets with Prime Minister Shin...

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Lawmaker with ALS asks questions in Diet session

Lawmaker with ALS asks questions in Diet session

A lawmaker with ALS becomes the first to use an electronically generated voice during a Diet session.

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No progress in Japan, S. Korea talks

No progress in Japan, S. Korea talks

The prime ministers of Japan and South Korea meet amid soured relations, but their talks show no signs of progress.

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Pakistani president seeks enhanced ties with Japan

Pakistani president seeks enhanced ties with Japan

Pakistani President Arif Alvi calls for enhanced relations with Japan in an exclusive interview with Nippon TV.

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PM Abe's marathon run of enthronement diplomacy

PM Abe's marathon run of enthronement diplomacy

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe begins a marathon run of meetings with world leaders and dignitaries in town for the imperial ...

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Japan gov't to spend $6.5 mil on typhoon-hit areas

Japan gov't to spend $6.5 mil on typhoon-hit areas

Japan's prime minister says the government will spend about 710 million yen ($6.5 million) to help typhoon-affected area...

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