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1. 07-21 Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan Japan
C. 07-13 Japanese Emperor Akihito 'wishes to abdicate' Tokyo
3. 07-13 Nintendo shares up more than 50% since Pokemon Go release Japan
E. 07-10 Japan exit polls suggest boost for PM Abe in senate election Tokyo
5. 06-28 Stocks in the Asia Pacific region see more gains Tokyo
6. 06-26 Pound falls further in Asian trading on Monday Japan
H. 06-14 Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe resigns over spending scandal Tokyo
06-02 Japanese missing boy Yamato Tanooka found alive in Hokkaido Shikabe, Hokkaido, Northern Japan
J. 05-27 Hiroshima memory must never fade, Obama says on historic visit Hiroshima, Japan



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'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail...
Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb
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Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb
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Japan's economy falls into recession
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2013
Fukushima radiation levels '18 times high...
Japan emergency hits Dreamliners
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Japan agrees Okinawa US base move
Fukushima radiation levels '18 times high...
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Thousands flee Japanese floods
US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
Japan marks deadly anniversary
Japan's Abe warns on road ahead
Japanese land on disputed island
Japan marks deadly anniversary
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2012 2012
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Chinese ships patrol disputed islands
US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
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2012 2012
Environmental
US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
Japan marks deadly anniversary
2011
Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level
New quake triggers tsunami warning
Water radiation millions of times over li...
Radioactive water leak stopped
Radioactive water found outside plant
Reactor core might be leaking
Meltdown alert at Japan reactor
Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan
Politics
2011 2011
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Food products limited from nuclear area
China overtakes Japan as 2nd economy
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2011 2011
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Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level
Water radiation millions of times over li...
Radioactive water leak stopped
Radioactive water found outside plant
Reactor core might be leaking
Meltdown alert at Japan reactor
New quake triggers tsunami warning
Exodus from Japan nuclear plant
Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan
Huge blast at nuclear power plant
2010
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2010 2010
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China, Japan relations sour over captain
DPJ chooses Naoto Kan as leader
Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president
Toyota suspends sales of Lexus worldwide
Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president
Toyota recalls thousands of Prius cars
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2010 2010
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2010 2010
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Hatoyama takes over as PM
Opposition set for victory
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G-8 summit opens with focus on Africa
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2007
Nuke plant leaked after earthquake
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PM Abe resigns
World markets fall after US losses
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Nuke plant leaked after earthquake
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2005
100 dead as train derails
Koizumi secures landslide victory
China rebukes Japan over shrine
Protests target Japan
Kyoto Protocol comes into force
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U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
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2001 2001
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2001 2001
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U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
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Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan  Amid a flurry of social media excitement, Nintendo's Pokemon Go has finally launched in Japan, the birthplace of the little virtual monsters Japanese Emperor Akihito 'wishes to abdicate'. Tokyo Japan exit polls suggest boost for PM Abe in senate election. Tokyo Japanese missing boy Yamato Tanooka found alive in Hokkaido   Northern Japan: A boy who went missing in remote woods in Japan after being left alone by his parents as a punishment has been found alive and well Japan earthquake: Thousands spend night in cold and wet Powerful new tremor in Kumamoto   A more powerful 7.3 earthquake has rocked the southern city of Kumamoto in the middle of the night, a day after an earlier tremor killed nine... Japan tsunami: Country marks fifth anniversary 'Comfort women': Japan and South Korea hail agreement City of Joso hit by 'unprecedented' rain Japan restarts first nuclear power plant since Fukushima. Northern Japan   Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb   Residents in the Japanese city of Hiroshima are commemorating the 70th anniversary of the first atomic bomb being dropped by a US aircraft ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded   Japan's economy falls into recession  The economy contracted 1.6% at an annual pace in the quarter as spending failed to regain momentum after a sales tax increase   Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake   Rescuers have found 30 hikers in critical condition, feared dead, near the peak of Mount Ontake, after Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption 8 killed, 13 missing in landslides in Hiroshima Fukushima radiation levels '18 times higher' than thought   Northern Japan: Radiation levels around Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant are 18 times higher than previously thought, Japanese authorities have warned Japan emergency hits Dreamliners Japan's Abe warns on road ahead Thousands flee Japanese floods Japan marks deadly anniversary. Northern Japan   Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level  Northern Japan: Japanese authorities 'provisionally' declared the country's nuclear accident a level-7 event on the international scale for nuclear disaster... New quake triggers tsunami warning. Northern Japan Radioactive water leak stopped. Northern Japan   Water radiation millions of times over limit


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Jul. 13
 Nintendo shares up more than 50% since Pokemon Go release
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Jun. 28  Stocks in the Asia Pacific region see more gains
Jun.14  Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe resigns over spending scandal
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May.27  Hiroshima memory must never fade, Obama says on historic visit


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Apr.16
 Fresh magnitude-5.4 quake strikes southern Japan
Apr.15  
 Search continues for survivors after biggest Japan quake since 2011
Apr.10  John Kerry makes historic visit to Hiroshima memorial


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Feb.14  Japan's economy contracts in fourth quarter
Feb.11  Japan 'paternity leave' MP quits amid affair scandal


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Jan.28  Japan adopts negative interest rate in surprise move
Jan.14  Japan ski tour bus in Nagano crash kills 14, injures 27


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Dec.31  New Year: Celebrations mark start of 2016
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Sep.18  Japan to allow military role overseas in historic move
Sep.10
Sep.2  China military parade commemorates WW2 victory


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Aug.14  Japan and South Korea mark 70 years since end of WW2
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Jun.29  Japan bullet train passenger starts fire injuring eight


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Jan.24  Japan PM Abe condemns hostage 'death' video
 Japan checking 'hostage death' video


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Nov.22  Strong quake strikes central Japan's Nagano city
Nov.16  
Oct.19  Two Japan ministers quit amid rows
Oct.11  Japan typhoon leaves at least 35 injured
Sep.28  Japan volcano: Bid to find survivors resumes
Sep.27  
Aug.19
Feb.19  Fukushima leaks radioactive water
Feb.16  Japan hit by deadly snowstorms


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Dec.26  Japan agrees Okinawa US base move
Dec.25  Japan PM visits Yasukuni shrine
Oct.15  Typhoon Wipha kills 13 in Japan
Sep.1  
Aug.20  Japan raising Fukushima leak alert
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Dec.16
Dec.2  Burned bodies found after tunnel collapse
Sep.13  Chinese ships patrol disputed islands
Aug.18  Japanese land on disputed island
Jul.14
Jul.4  Parliament releases Fukushima probe report
Apr.5  US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'
Mar.10


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Dec.15  Japan declares Fukushima stable
Aug.28  Yoshihiko Noda wins leadership race
May.29  Germany pledges nuclear shutdown
Apr.21  Japan announces emergency budget
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Apr.7
Apr.5
 
  Northern Japan: An attempt to plug a leak of highly radioactive water from a nuclear reactor has shown a significant difference, despite the material not setting
 Tokyo Electric: an attempt to plug the leak had shown a 'significant difference,' despite the material not setting as hoped. The company had injected a silica-based polymer, 'liquid glass' to reduce the leak
Apr.4  Japan dumps radioactive water in sea Mar.28     Radioactive water found outside plant   Northern Japan: Water found in a tunnel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has alarmingly high radiation readings Mar.25 Reactor core might be leaking. Northern Japan Mar.22  Power restored to reactor's control room Mar.20 Food products limited from nuclear area. Northern Japan  Rescue in Japan as 2 pulled from rubble Mar.18  Japan raises threat level at nuclear plant Mar.16  Water dumped on Japan nuclear plant Mar.15  New fire fuels nuclear fears in Japan Mar.14  New blast at Japan nuclear plant Meltdown alert at Japan reactor. Northern Japan Mar.12  Exodus from Japan nuclear plant  3,000 rescued; many more missing Mar.11  Huge blast at nuclear power plant     Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan Map of Sendai Japan
  Northern Japan: A 8.9 earthquakeis causing a tsunami that swept debris miles inland. Dozens of nations, including the U.S., are under a tsunami warning
 The most powerful earthquake to hit Japan in 100 years unleashed walls of water that swept across rice fields, engulfing towns, dragging houses onto highways and tossing cars and boats, killing hundreds and forcing the evaucations of tens of thousands
Feb.13  China overtakes Japan as 2nd economy

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Sep.20  China, Japan relations sour over captain Jul.11  Japan's PM 'to lose key majority' Jun.3  DPJ chooses Naoto Kan as leader Jun.1  PM 'to step down' Apr.14 Toyota suspends sales of Lexus worldwide
Feb.8   Toyota recalls thousands of Prius cars  Toyota has recalled about 200,000 of hybrid Prius cars sold in Japan last year due to a brake problem Jan.29  Toyota president sorry

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Sep.15   Hatoyama takes over as PM  Parliament has formally confirmed Yukio Hatoyama as the prime minister. His Democratic Party of Japan won a huge poll victory last month Aug.30  Opposition set for victory Aug.16  Japan's economy leaves recession May.19  Japan's economy in record plunge

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Sep.1  Beleaguered PM Fukuda resigns Jul.6  G-8 summit opens with focus on Africa Jun.14  Powerful earthquake strikes Jun.7  Tokyo man goes on stabbing spree  Oil crisis dominates G8 meeting

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Sep.25 Lower house elects Fukuda as PM
Sep.22  Fukuda set to be new PM Sep.11  PM Abe resigns Aug.9  World markets fall after US losses Jul.16  Nuke plant leaked after earthquake

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Sep.25 Abe elected as new premier
Sep.5 Princess gives birth to boy

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Sep.11 Koizumi secures landslide victory
May.23  China rebukes Japan over shrine Apr.24 100 dead as train derails Apr.9 Protests target Japan. Beijing Feb.16 Kyoto Protocol comes into force

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Oct.20  Typhoon kills at least 48

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Jun.30  Brazil wins World Cup

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Aug.31  Tokyo explosion and fire kills 44 Feb.9  U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
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Aug. 12, 1985   Japan Airlines Flight 123 disaster
Map of Mount Takamagahara Gunma Japan
  Boeing 747SR suffered explosive decompression 12 minutes into the flight and, 32 minutes later, crashed into two ridges of Mount Takamagahara
Sep. 2, 1945     Japan surrender signed Map of Tokyo Bay Japan
  Tokyo: The surrender of the Empire of Japan was announced by Imperial Japan, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close
Aug. 6, 1945     First atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima Map of Hiroshima Japan
  The United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The two bombings killed at least 129,000 people.    It's remain the only use of nuclear weapons for warfare in history. A uranium...
Aug. 15, 1945     Surrender of Japan
Map of Tokyo  Tokyo: By the end of July 1945, the Japanese Navy was incapable of conducting major operations and an Allied invasion of Japan was imminent Jun. 7, 1942     Battle of Midway Island ended Map of Midway Atoll Hawaii Hawaii  Hawaii: The United States Navy decisively defeated an attacking fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy Dec. 7, 1941   Bombing of Pearl Harbor Map of Pearl Harbor Hawaii Hawaii  Hawaii: The surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base led to the U.S. entry into World War II Aug. 31, 1919 Korea renounces Japanese sovereignty Feb. 7, 1904   Russo-Japanese War declared Map of Tokyo  Tokyo: Fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea Apr. 17, 1895     Treaty of Shimonoseki ending Sino-Japanese War Map of Shimonoseki Japan  An unequal treaty signed at the Shunpanro hall between the Empire of Japan and the Qing Empire, ending the First Sino-Japanese War Jan. 3, 1868   Shogunate abolished in Japan   Tokyo: Tokugawa Yoshinobu resigned as shogun and abdicated his authority to Emperor Meiji Jul. 7, 1853   Mathew Calbraith Perry opens up Japan Map of Uraga Kanagawa Japan  Tokyo: Perry, a Commodore of the United States Navy, played a leading role in the opening of Japan to the West with the Convention of Kanagawa