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  • Police in Japan are investigating death threats against U.S. envoy Caroline Kennedy and another diplomat.

    Caroline Kennedy, U.S. ambassador to Japan, speaks during the launch of the Bloom Energy Server, a solid oxide fuel cell electricity generation system, at the Tokyo Shiodome Building in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
    LAST UPDATE : Mar 18, 2015, 10:41 PM EDT
  • Four years after the 9.0 earthquake, police walk along a seawall in Rikuzentakata, Japan, 3/11/15. Chris McGrath/Getty Images

    Japan will host a U.N. Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and will demonstrate anti-disaster technology.Asia-Pacific,climate change,Japan,Japan Bosai Platform,Japan International Cooperation Agency,natural disasters,Shinzo Abe,Third U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 11, 2015, 3:02 PM EDT
  • People are seen in front of the building of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Japan, on February 16, 2015.

    Japan came out of recession in the fourth quarter of last year, but grew at a slower than expected pace.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 16, 2015, 10:43 PM EST
  • The prime ministers of Mongolia (L) and Japan (R) shake hands in Tokyo, 2/10/15. KIMIMASA MAYAMA/AFP/Getty Images

    Japan seeks Mongolian rare earth elements and Mongolia seeks to avoid domination by China.Asia-Pacific,Chimed Saikhanbileg,China,Japan,Mongolia,rare earth elements,Shinzo Abe,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 11, 2015, 4:42 PM EST
  • Australian Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Ray Grigg briefs the media, south of Perth. March 30, 2014. AFP/AFP/Getty Images

    Australia receptive to Japanese proposal to jointly build submarines, saving domestic jobs.Asia-Pacific,Australia,China,contract,East Asia,free trade agreement,geopolitics,Japan,Shinzo Abe,submarines,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 13, 2015, 12:26 PM EST