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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet on Thursday approved Japan's biggest annual defense budget in the face of North Korea's nuclear and missile threats and a territorial row with China.
 
Japan scraps 'Monju' experimental reactor
Japan formally approved a plan Wednesday to scrap an experimental fast-breeder nuclear reactor that drained government finances for decades without living up to hopes it would be a savior for the resource-poor country's energy needs.
 
A Japanese program aimed at accepting a small number of refugees from war-torn Syria is under fire for implying that pregnant women are not welcome.
 
Japan began killing about 122,000 farm birds on Tuesday to contain another outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu, officials said.
 
The U.S. Marines on Monday resumed flights of their controversial Osprey aircraft in Japan, less than a week after a crash off the southern island of Okinawa sparked local protests.
 
Japan has begun slaughtering about 210,000 farm birds in northern Hokkaido to contain another outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian flu, an official said Sunday.
 
Putin, Abe signal no resolution on island dispute
Russia and Japan on Friday signaled there was no resolution after a two-day summit to a decades-long territorial dispute that has blocked them from achieving a peace treaty to formally end World War II hostilities.
 
Smiley-faced success for emoji creator
From a humble smiley face with a box mouth and inverted "V's" for eyes, crude weather symbols, and a rudimentary heart -- emoji have now exploded into the world's fastest-growing language.
 
Charlotte's excellent adventure
This handout picture shows a pony that ran away from a pet shop in downtown Tokyo. The pony, a male miniature named Charlotte, enjoyed a brief taste of freedom -- and some grass -- before being gently coaxed back.
 
Japan passed a long-awaited bill to legalize casinos Thursday, Jiji Press reported, opening up a market seen as a potential global gaming powerhouse rivaling Asian titan Macau.
 
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