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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, December 18th, 2015
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Japan carries out first execution of prisoner sentenced by jury

TOKYO: Japan on Friday executed two death row prisoners, including the nation’s first of a condemned inmate sentenced by jurors, officials and media said.  More...

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By Syed Ammar Alavi On Monday, December 14th, 2015
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Japan and India sign bullet train deal amid closer ties

India has agreed to buy a high-speed bullet train from Japan, in an attempt to transform its creaking rail system.  More...

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By ajaz aslam On Sunday, July 21st, 2013
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Landslide victory for nationalist in Japan election dismays China

TOKYO: Voters have handed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a resounding victory in Japan’s general election, ending a gridlocked parliament and giving him one of the strongest political mandates for a Japanese leader More...