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Here are some recent Japan-related news items from the BBC News website.

Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks

India’s PM Narendra Modi and Japan’s Shinzo Abe agree at their summit to speed up talks on a nuclear energy pact.

13 hours ago

VIDEO: India and Japan PMs meet in Tokyo

India’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi, meets Japan’s Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on his first major foreign visit since taking office.

16 hours ago

Indian media: Modi’s Japan diplomacy

Papers positive about better Delhi-Tokyo ties as PM Narendra Modi gets ‘warm reception’ in Japan.

21 hours ago

VIDEO: Meet Japan’s Batman — Chibatman

The BBC’s meets Chibatman — a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation


Cardiff sign defender Ecuele Manga

Cardiff City sign centre-back Bruno Ecuele Manga from French club FC Lorient in a deal worth more than £5m.

7 hours ago

VIDEO: India Prime Minister starts Japan visit

The Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is starting a five-day visit to Japan this weekend.

3 days ago

Biggest Japan defence budget sought

Japan’s defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget amid severe tensions with China over a maritime dispute in the East China Sea.

4 days ago

China media: Military drill

Papers say the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation’s military drill “is not aimed at the US or Japan”.

4 days ago

Indian media: PM Modi’s Japan visit

Media welcome PM Narendra Modi’s attempts to boost ties with Japan.

4 days ago

Japan’s economy signals weakness

Japan’s economy shows signs of stagnation and weakness as households spent less and factory output stays flat in July.

4 days ago

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Header image: A stone lantern sits in the garden at Sanzen-in (三千院), a Buddhist temple in Kyoto. Photo: Frank Gualtieri.

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