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2006-09-06 05:05:54

By Chisa Fujioka and Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Princess Kiko gave birth on Wednesday to a baby boy, the first imperial male heir to be born in more than four decades and the answer to the prayers of conservatives keen to keep women off the ancient throne.

2006-09-06 02:16:15

By Chisa Fujioka and Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Princess Kiko gave birth on Wednesday to a baby boy, the first imperial male heir to be born in more than four decades and the answer to the prayers of conservatives keen to keep women off the ancient throne.

2006-09-05 22:57:20

By Chisa Fujioka and Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Princess Kiko gave birth on Wednesday to a baby boy, the first imperial male heir to be born in more than four decades and the answer to the prayers of conservatives keen to keep women off the ancient throne.

2006-09-05 20:55:49

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Princess Kiko gave birth on Wednesday to a baby boy -- the first male heir to be born into the ancient imperial family in more than four decades.

2006-09-05 19:07:41

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Princess Kiko gave birth on Wednesday to a baby boy -- the first male heir to be born into the ancient imperial family in more than four decades, the Imperial Household Agency said on Wednesday.

2006-09-05 09:09:46

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese media have mobilized for the expected birth of a royal baby who conservatives hope will be the first imperial male heir in more than 40 years.

2006-08-25 04:59:39

By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - The granddaughter of wartime Prime Minister Hideki Tojo said on Friday a Tokyo war shrine should keep honoring war criminals and urged Japan's emperor to visit there to thank those who had died for their country.

2006-08-15 00:06:54

Corrects spelling of Abes first name in paragraph

2006-08-15 00:05:00

Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi paid his respects at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine for war dead on Tuesday, the anniversary of his country's World War Two surrender, defying warnings from China and South Korea not to go.

2005-08-15 01:47:33

By Jonathan Standing TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi marked the 60th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War Two on Monday with an apology for suffering caused by Japanese military aggression, and pledged that Tokyo would never again go to war.


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