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  • Japan: Shinzo Abe elected as the nation's Prime Minister December 26, 2012

    Tokyo: The lower house of Japan's parliament approved Shinzo Abe as Prime Minister on December 26, giving the hawkish lawmaker a second chance at the top job as the country battles deflation and confronts a rising China. Abe, 58, has promised aggressive monetary easing by the Bank of Japan and...
  • Japan and US concerned over N Korea missile launch April 6, 2009

    New Delhi: North Korea's first communications satellite is in earth's orbit and according to state controlled media it is broadcasting the revolutionary songs of President Kim JongIl and his father Kim IlSung. The satellite dubbed Kwangmyongsong 2 was launched into space on board the three stage Unha rocket. Analysts say, it...
  • Pranab to visit Japan for talks March 16, 2007

    New Delhi: With nuclear diplomacy at the top of his agenda, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will go to Japan on a twoday visit starting March 22 to hold strategic dialogue with his counterpart Taro Aso. Mukherjee will also call on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the external affairs ministry said...