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                    [Title] => Europe stocks higher; Asia falls amid Sydney siege
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European stocks inched higher yesterday while Asian markets fell as weak Japanese data, slumping oil prices and a hostage situation in Australia's largest city induced caution.

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Japan's ruling coalition won a solid victory in lower house elections Sunday, giving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democrats up to four more years to pursue a wide range of economic and political reforms.

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-15 09:35:03 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1440305 [AuthorName] => Ken Moritsugu [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20141215/japan-elections-shinzo-abe.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1402913 [Title] => Japan's ruling party heads for election landslide [Summary] =>

Japan's ruling coalition was headed for a resounding victory in lower house elections yesterday, firming up Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's hold on power as he prepares to push forward on several politically difficult fronts.

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-15 04:45:14 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1440305 [AuthorName] => Ken Moritsugu [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1393506 [Title] => Japan's Abe calls snap election, puts off tax hike [Summary] =>

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election for December and put off a sales tax hike planned for next year, seeking a renewed mandate for his all-or-nothing policies to end two decades of economic stagnation.

[DatePublished] => 2014-11-19 08:22:04 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1302367 [AuthorName] => Elaine Kurtenbach [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20140702/shinzo-abe-july-1.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1239537 [Title] => UK Conservatives gather to woo wary voters [Summary] =>

If a political commentator has brawled with a protester on a seaside promenade, and a lawmaker has been suspended after calling women in his party "sluts," it must be political conference season in Britain.

[DatePublished] => 2013-09-29 03:51:30 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1390247 [AuthorName] => Jill Lawless [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1039581 [Title] => Japan Finance Minister under fire for Nazi comment [Summary] =>

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso has retracted a comment he made this week suggesting Japan should follow the Nazi example of how to change the country's constitution, following complaints from neighboring countries and human rights activists.

[DatePublished] => 2013-08-01 16:48:52 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1302370 [AuthorName] => Elaine Kurtenbach and Mari Yamagutchi [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/729/cjk3.jpg ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 999011 [Title] => Media: Japan ruling bloc wins upper house election [Summary] =>

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition won a majority in the upper house of parliament in elections yesterday, media projected, giving it control of both chambers and a mandate to press ahead with difficult economic reforms.

[DatePublished] => 2013-07-22 04:03:48 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1484458 [AuthorName] => Malcolm Foster [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/1281/kvxm.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 995641 [Title] => Japan upper house vote to set ruling bloc's power [Summary] =>

Japanese voters went to the polls Sunday in an upper house of parliament election expected to give Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition a strong mandate as he pushes ahead with economic reforms and his conservative political agenda.

[DatePublished] => 2013-07-21 13:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1302367 [AuthorName] => Elaine Kurtenbach [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 886886 [Title] => Exit polls: Conservative LDP wins Japan election [Summary] =>

Japan's conservative Liberal Democratic Party stormed back to power Sunday after three years in opposition, exit polls showed, signaling a rightward shift in the government that could further heighten tensions with rival China.

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Angry protesters in London have attacked a car containing Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

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