Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition won a comfortable majority in the upper house of parliament.
In the aftermath of North Korea's missile launch and with growing concern over yet another nuclear test, is northeast Asia on the brink of an arms race? Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe hints he may call elections for both houses of parliament in an attempt to secure two-thirds majority needed to rewrite the nation's pacifist constitution. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Japan's economy minister has stood down after a corruption allegation that dealt a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government. Akira Amari was accused of receiving bribes, but has denied he pocketed any cash.
Japan and Russia have yet to sign a peace treaty after WWII. The reason is a sovereignty dispute over an island chain. Now PM Abe has called for a summit with President Putin to tackle the issue. But can it succeed?
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