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B. 04-14 Asiana Airlines plane skids off Hiroshima runway Hiroshima Airport, Japan
C. 03-09 Man accused of fatally stabbing five neighbors Sumoto, Japan
D. 02-28 Volcano grows Japanese island Nishinoshima, Japan
E. 02-16 Offshore 6.9 earthquake triggers tsunami advisory in Japan Sanriku Coast, Northern Japan
F. 02-15 Japan comes out of a recession Tokyo
6. 01-31 Japan outraged at IS 'beheading' of hostage Kenji Goto Japan
7. 01-27 Kenji Goto: Abe condemns 'despicable' IS hostage video Tokyo
01-24 Japan PM Abe condemns hostage 'death' video Tokyo
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  A newly distributed ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive journalist Kenji Goto, after a lecture is given by 'Jihadi John'
Jan.27  Kenji Goto: Abe condemns 'despicable' IS hostage video Jan.24     Japan PM Abe condemns hostage 'death' video Map of Tokyo  Tokyo: Prime minister has condemned as 'outrageous and unacceptable' a video declaring the murder of hostage Haruna Yukawa by Islamic State Japan checking 'hostage death' video. Tokyo Jan.13  Japan approves record defence budget

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Dec.14  Japan's ruling party heads for election landslide

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Nov.22   Strong quake strikes central Japan's Nagano city   A strong magnitude-6.8 earthquake has hit central Japan, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami warning was... Nov.20  Japan's lower house dissolved for election in December Nov.16   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
Nov.9  Leaders of China, Japan hold ice-breaking meeting Nov.6  Japan governor approves Sendai reactor restart

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Oct.19  Two Japan ministers quit amid rows Oct.11  Japan typhoon leaves at least 35 injured

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Sep.28  Japan volcano: Bid to find survivors resumes Sep.27     Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake
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  Rescuers have found 30 hikers in critical condition, feared dead, near the peak of Mount Ontake, after Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption
 Japan volcano erupts, trapping more than 250 Sep.1  Japan tackles first dengue fever outbreak in 70 years

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Aug.19   8 killed, 13 missing in landslides in Hiroshima
Map of Hiroshima Japan  Rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early Wednesday in at least five landslides

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Jul.11  Earthquake rocks northern Japan Jul.7  Japan braced for Typhoon Neoguri

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Feb.19 Fukushima leaks radioactive water
. Northern Japan Feb.16  Japan hit by deadly snowstorms Feb.14  1 dead, 6 Japanese divers missing in Indonesia

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Dec.26  Japan agrees Okinawa US base move Dec.25 Japan PM visits Yasukuni shrine
. Tokyo Oct.25  7.3 quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami threat Oct.15 Typhoon Wipha kills 13 in Japan. Tokyo Sep.7  Tokyo wins race to host 2020 Olympics Sep.4  Radiation level spikes further at Fukushima Sep.3  Japan to spend $470 million to deal with toxic water Sep.1   Fukushima radiation levels '18 times higher' than thought Map of Fukushima Japan  Northern Japan: Radiation levels around Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant are 18 times higher than previously thought, Japanese authorities have warned Aug.20 Japan raising Fukushima leak alert. Northern Japan Jul.21  Japan PM wins key upper house poll Apr.11  Japan carmakers to recall 3.4m cars Jan.15   Japan emergency hits Dreamliners   Japan's two main airlines have grounded their Boeing 787 after one was forced to make an emergency landing because of battery problems

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Dec.16     Japan's Abe warns on road ahead  Shinzo Abe says his party has a 'heavy responsibility' following its landslide victory in Sunday's elections Dec.2  Japan tunnel collapse killed nine  Burned bodies found after tunnel collapse Sep.13 Chinese ships patrol disputed islands
Aug.18  Japanese land on disputed island Jul.14 Thousands flee Japanese floods Jul.4  Parliament releases Fukushima probe report Apr.5 US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'. Alaska Mar.10 Japan marks deadly anniversary. Northern Japan Feb.17  Akihito heart surgery 'a success' Jan.30  Japan's nuclear 'stress tests' get OK

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Dec.20  Japan raids Olympus headquarters Dec.15  Japan declares Fukushima stable Nov.14  Japan radiation 'unsafe for farming' Aug.28  Yoshihiko Noda wins leadership race May.29  Germany pledges nuclear shutdown Apr.21  Japan announces emergency budget Apr.12     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 disasters Apr.7 New quake triggers tsunami warning
. Northern Japan Apr.5 Radioactive water leak stopped. Northern Japan     Water radiation millions of times over limit
  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 n...
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. Northern Japan Mar.16 Water dumped on Japan nuclear plant. Northern Japan Mar.15  New fire fuels nuclear fears in Japan Mar.14  New blast at Japan nuclear plant     Meltdown alert at Japan reactor   Northern Japan: Technicians are battling to stabilise a third reactor at a quake-stricken Japanese nuclear plant, which has been rocked by a second blast in three days Mar.12 Exodus from Japan nuclear plant. Northern Japan  3,000 rescued; many more missing Mar.11 Huge blast at nuclear power plant. Northern Japan   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 town...
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  Toyota has suspended sales of its 2010 Lexus GX 460 after a US consumer magazine warning and said it would test all of its other SUV models Feb.24  Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president 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
. Northern Japan 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  A quiet compromiser has promised to bring stability and moderation to tumultuous political scene 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. Northern Japan Apr.12  Chinese PM: Better Japan ties

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Sep.25     Abe elected as new premier  The parliament has elected conservative Shinzo Abe as the nation's new prime minister by 339 of 475 votes Sep.5   Princess gives birth to boy  39-year-old Kiko has given birth to the third-in-line to the imperial throne after complications in the pregnancy Aug.14  Koizumi defies war shrine protest Jan.13  Avalanches feared after snow

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Sep.11     Koizumi secures landslide victory  Prime Minister's party and its coalition ally have won an overwhelming victory in lower house elections Aug.6  Doves, silence for A-bomb victims May.23  China rebukes Japan over shrine Apr.24   100 dead as train derails  A seven-car commuter train has derailed and ploughed into an apartment building at a railway crossing Apr.9 Protests target Japan
. Beijing Feb.16   Kyoto Protocol comes into force  The Protocol, which aims to slow global warming, has come into force 7 years after being agreed

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Oct.23  Quakes: Death toll rising to 15 Oct.20  Typhoon kills at least 48 Feb.26  Death sentence for cult guru

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Jun.30 Brazil wins World Cup


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Nov.30  A new princess for royals Aug.31  Tokyo explosion and fire kills 44 Apr.26  Koizumi elected as new PM Feb.9 U.S. sub, Japanese trawler collide
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