By PBS NewsHour
In other news Wednesday, a taxi driver in northwest England went on a shooting spree that killed 12 people. Also, Taliban militants carried out a suicide attack during President Hamid Karzai's address at a peace jirga in Afghanistan.
Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama said Monday he has given up on efforts to find an alternative location for a controversial U.S. airbase on the island of Okinawa, and that tensions on the Korean peninsula helped him reach his decision.
By Larisa Epatko
During a visit to Asia, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stressed the alliance between Japan and the U.S., despite an ongoing feud over an airbase in Okinawa. GlobalPost reporter Sonia Narang reports from Japan on the recent protests over the…
President Obama kicked off a nine-day trip to Asia on Friday with a visit to Japan, where the newly elected prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, is seeking a more "equal partnership" with the U.S. and the closing of an unpopular Marine…
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