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Japan interested in joining NATO missile consortium

July 9, 2015 - 23:27
Japan is interested in joining a NATO missile building consortium that would give Tokyo its first taste of a multinational defense project, a move the U.S. Navy is encouraging because it could pave the way for Japan to lead similar partnerships in Asia, sources said. (Reuters)
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Japan's Lower House passes drone control bill

July 9, 2015 - 08:06
Japan's Lower House has passed a bill that would ban the flight of small, unmanned aircraft, known as drones, over key facilities. (NHK)
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Gov't to lift evacuation order on Fukushima town on Sept 5

July 7, 2015 - 23:44
The central government has notified Naraha, a Fukushima town, that on Sept 5, it will lift the evacuation order that has been in place since the 2011 disaster. (Japan Today)
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China kicks off anniversary campaign for war victory over Japan

July 7, 2015 - 23:31
China hosted a ceremony in a suburb of Beijing on Tuesday to mark the 78th anniversary of the so-called 1937 Marco Polo Bridge incident, which led to a full-scale war between China and Japan. (Jiji Press)
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