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2014-03-26 Retrial after 46 years on death row Shizuoka, Japan
2. 2013-02-20 Japan hangs three death row inmates Japan
D. 2011-10-05 Japan politician Ozawa on trial Tokyo
E. 2010-09-12 Japan 'frees Chinese fishermen' Japan
F. 2010-07-06 Anti-whaling activist sentenced in Japan Tokyo
G. 2010-05-31 Anti-whaling activist testifies Japan
7. 2009-01-28 4 death-row inmates executed Japan
8. 2008-06-16 Japan executes convicted killer Japan

China jails Japan dumpling poisoner Map of Hebei China  Hebei-based factory worker Lu Yueting has been sentenced to life in prison for poisoning dumplings that made 10 people ill in Japan Japan hangs three death row inmates  Japan has hanged three death-row inmates, the first executions under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Japan politician Ozawa on trial Map of Tokyo  Tokyo: 69-year-old Ichiro Ozawa, one of Japan's most influential politicians, has gone on trial on charges of breaking political fundraising laws Japan 'frees Chinese fishermen'  Japanese authorities have released the crew of a Chinese fishing trawler seized last week in the East China Sea Anti-whaling activist sentenced in Japan Map of Tokyo  Tokyo: Peter Bethune was given a 2-year suspended prison sentence and 5 years' probation by a district court judge for his role in boarding a whaling ship Anti-whaling activist testifies  Peter Bethune testified in a trial that he had no intention of hurting anyone when he protested Japan's whale hunt   4 death-row inmates executed  All four men were hanged, marking the first set of executions in the country since October 2008   Japan executes convicted killer  45-year-old Tsutomu Miyazaki was hanged for killing and mutilating young girls in the late 1980s. In 1997, a court found Miyazaki guilty U.S. sailor in custody  A sailor sought for information about a taxi driver's killing near a Navy base has been taken into custody and charged with desertion U.S. Marines face courts-martial  The U.S. military will court-martial 4 Marines in Japan for the alleged rape of 19-year-old Japanese woman   Anti-whaling activists handed over
Retrial after 46 years on death row Map of Shizuoka Japan

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  Iwao Hakamada who has been on death row for more than four decades has been granted a retrial by a Japanese court

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   Antarctica: 2 activists who were seized by a Japanese whaling vessel two days ago have been handed over to Australian officials on a ship in the Antarctic

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  Japanese businessman Joji Obara has been acquitted of charges over the death of British bar hostess
Mar.15 Livedoor tycoon guilty of fraud
  Takafumi Horie has been found guilty following a 5-month trial which has gripped corporate Japan.    The former boss of the once high-flying internet firm was found gu...

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Sep.15 Cult leader to hang for gas attack   Tokyo: Shoko Asahara who masterminded a poison gas attack on Tokyo subway had his appeal rejected

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Jun.15 Mogul admits fraud charges   Tokyo: Yoshiaki Tsutsumi has pleaded guilty to insider trading and falsifying financial records in a Tokyo court

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Nov.3 U.S. deserter gets 30-day term
  A frail and ailing Charles Robert Jenkins, has been found guilty of desertion by a court at the U.S. army's Camp Sep.8   Fischer wins deportation delay  Chess grandmaster has won a delay in efforts to deport him from Japan Feb.26 Death sentence for cult guru Map of Tokyo
  Tokyo: Former doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara has been found guilty for the 1995 nerve gas attack on Tokyo's subways

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Mar.9   Interpol reissues Fujimori warrant   Peru: Warrant is charging former Peru President with murder

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Sep.2 Safety probe after blaze  An investigation has uncovered a long list of safety violations Jul.6 U.S. airman handed over  Sgt. Timothy Woodland has been taken into police custody on suspicion of raping Japanese woman

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