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article 28 January 2015 World, Japan
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Japan condemns Islamic State hostage video

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe brands as "despicable" a new video from the Islamic State group threatening to kill a second Japanese hostage.

article 23 January 2015 World, Japan
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Japan awaits news of IS hostages as deadline passes

Japan says it is still trying to secure the release of two Japanese hostages held by Islamic State group militants after a deadline to pay ransom for their release passed.

article 21 December 2014 World, United States
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Obama 'may put North Korea back on terror list'

US President Barack Obama says the cyber hack against Sony, blamed on North Korea, is not an "act of war" - but is considering putting them back on the terror list.

video 17 December 2014 World, Japan

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Snowstorm hits northern Japan - video

Heavy snow and damaging winds have battered Hokkaido in northern Japan. Up to 70cm of snow has fallen, with wind gusts around 80mph, cancelling 420 flights and leaving thousands without electricity.

post 08 December 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Chill wind blows across the world's economic landscape

The indicators show China, Japan - and even the McDonald's burger chain - are facing economic slowdown. How will the eurozone respond?

video 04 November 2014 World, Japan

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Fireball meteor seen over Japan - video

People in Japan saw a sparkling light race across the sky on Monday evening. Experts say it may have been a "fireball" meteor - a piece of an asteroid that ignites upon entering earth's atmosphere.

video 10 October 2014 Technology, Japan

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Japanese robot plays ping pong - video

A Japanese tech firm has created the perfect ping pong player - a robot that analyses the trajectory and velocity of the ball. The robot is designed to keep rallies going rather than defeat opponents.

post 08 October 2014
Read more on Liam's blog Is this the most powerful storm on the planet so far this year?

Whilst the satellite images from space may be a thing of beauty, we could well be staring down at the most powerful storm on our planet so far this year.

article 05 October 2014 World, France
Jules Bianchi crash in Japanese Grand Prix
F1 driver Bianchi suffers 'severe head injury' in Japan

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is undergoing surgery following a severe head injury in the Japanese Grand Prix.

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