TOKYO, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The Japanese government has signaled that it plans to take a more direct role in the clean-up effort at the Fukushima nuclear power plant amid rising concerns over leaking radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.
TOKYO, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The crash this week of a U.S. Air Force HH-60 helicopter on Okinawa could delay permission further by local politicians to allow the planned relocation of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.
WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- The ruling Japanese Liberal Democratic Party's landslide victory in the Upper House elections was effectively a referendum about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policy to date.
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