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  • Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2013

    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, new students at the University of Granada medical school in Spain are pelted with food by older students during a traditional fall hazing ritual. Tokyo: Japanese businessmen contend with strong wind and rain as deadly Typhoo
  • China-Japan tensions rising over disputed islands

    Nationalist tensions are rising in China and Japan over rival claims to uninhabitable rocky islands, despite efforts by leaders in the Beijing and Tokyo to calm the dispute.

    Japan says it will soon buy disputed islands claimed by China

    This post has been updated. See the note below. BEIJING -- Japan’s government said Monday it would buy three uninhabited islands southwest of Okinawa from the Japanese landowners, ratcheting up a territorial dispute with China. Chief Cabinet...

    U.S., Japan agree on new missile-defense site against North Korea

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said the Obama administration had reached an agreement with Japan to build a new radar site on Japanese territory to defend against possible ballistic missile attacks from North Korea.

    On way to Tokyo, Leon Panetta urges restraint in islands dispute

    TOKYO, Japan -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Saturday urged China and its neighbors not to engage in “provocative behavior” over disputed islands and maritime claims, warning that it could escalate into a regional conflict that might...