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Japanese Parliament Paves Way for Collective Self-Defense

Japanese Parliament Paves Way for Collective Self-Defense

Opposition lawmakers holding protest signs try to obstruct proceedings during a vote on government-sponsored security related bills in a Diet lower house special committee debate on national security in Tokyo […]

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Former Wrestler Antonio Inoki Relaunches Political Career

Former Wrestler Antonio Inoki Relaunches Political Career

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Antonio Inoki, a former professional wrestling star and lawmaker flies his scarf at The Foreign Correspondents’ Club […]

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Naoto Kan Resigns From Office

Naoto Kan Resigns From Office

August 26, 2011, Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan bows before announcing his resignation in a meeting of Democratic Party of Japan lawmakers in Tokyo on Friday, August […]

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Naoto Kan Survives No Confidence Vote

Naoto Kan Survives No Confidence Vote

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, front row right, listens to an opposition lawmaker during a plenary session for a non-confidence vote in the Diet lower house in Tokyo on Thursday, […]