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Tokyo (Japan)

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  • Japan, China, S. Korea stir old resentments on war anniversary

     
    Wednesday's 67th anniversary of the end of World War II collided with election-year politics in the Asia Pacific, spurring South Korea's president, Japanese officials and Chinese activists to stage controversial gestures that have stirred up bitter...
  • China-Japan tensions rising over disputed islands

     
    Nationalist tensions are rising in China and Japan over rival claims to uninhabitable rocky islands, despite efforts by leaders in the Beijing and Tokyo to calm the dispute....
  • Japan says it will soon buy disputed islands claimed by China

     
    This post has been updated. See the note below. BEIJING -- Japan’s government said Monday it would buy three uninhabited islands southwest of Okinawa from the Japanese landowners, ratcheting up a territorial dispute with China. Chief Cabinet...
  • U.S., Japan agree on new missile-defense site against North Korea

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said the Obama administration had reached an agreement with Japan to build a new radar site on Japanese territory to defend against possible ballistic missile attacks from North Korea....
  • On way to Tokyo, Leon Panetta urges restraint in islands dispute

     
    TOKYO, Japan -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Saturday urged China and its neighbors not to engage in “provocative behavior” over disputed islands and maritime claims, warning that it could escalate into a regional conflict that might...
  • Chinese cancel ceremony in anger at Japanese claims to islands

     
    China has cancelled a ceremony scheduled for this week to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Japan in anger over Tokyo’s claims on a disputed cluster of islets in the East China Sea....
  • Fashion News: Rihanna wears PJs to 'Battleship' premiere

     
    Rihanna seems to have worn pajamas on Tuesday for the Tokyo premiere of her new film, "Battleship." Miranda Kerr and baby Flynn star on the cover of Who magazine. And more fashion news....
  • In wake of Fukushima disaster, Japan to end nuclear power by 2030s

     
    The Japanese government announced a dramatic turn in its energy policy Friday, vowing to make the densely populated island nation nuclear-free by the 2030s. Last year's tsunami-triggered disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power complex forced evacuation of...
  • China sends patrol ships to islands at center of Japan dispute

     
    China said it has sent surveillance ships to waters near three islands at the center of a dispute with Japan, one day after Tokyo announced plans to purchase the uninhabited territories....
  • ‘Akira’s’ Katsuhiro Otomo takes fiery turn in ‘Combustible’

     
    Katsuhiro Otomo, the director of the watershed Japanese animated feature “Akira,” will make a rare personal appearance at REDCAT in ......
  • Tokyo governor resigns to form new party, run for parliament

     
    Shintaro Ishihara, the strident governor of Tokyo who helped touch off a major dispute between China and Japan over some uninhabited islets near Taiwan, announced that he was quitting his post and forming a new political party....