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Suzuki Motor says it will buy back VW stake as court settles feud

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TOKYO - Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp said on Sunday it will buy back the 19.9 percent stake it sold to Volkswagen AG after an international arbitration court settled a dispute between the automakers over their failed partnership.

4:41pm BST

Soccer-Kagawa shines as Dortmund reclaim top spot

BERLIN, Aug 30 - Japan international Shinji Kagawa helped set up two goals as Borussia Dortmund beat Hertha Berlin 3-1 on Sunday to go back top of the Bundesliga, ahead of champions Bayern Munich, on goal difference.

4:33pm BST

Huge protest in Tokyo rails against PM Abe's security bills

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TOKYO - Tens of thousands of protesters gathered near Japan's parliament building on Sunday to oppose legislation allowing the military to fight overseas, the latest sign of public mistrust in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security policy.    | Video

3:45pm BST

Rugby-Uruguay confirm World Cup squad

Aug 30 - Uruguay named their World Cup squad on Sunday, confirming the 31 players who have lost a two-test warm-up series 2-0 in Japan.

Rugby Union, Japan 3:30pm BST

Big motorbikes rev up again under Iranian reforms

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DUBAI - The joy of riding big Japanese and American motorbikes was just one of the pleasures taken away from Iranians after the country's Islamic revolution.

1:11pm BST

Big motorbikes rev up again under Iranian reforms

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DUBAI - The joy of riding big Japanese and American motorbikes was just one of the pleasures taken away from Iranians after the country's Islamic revolution.

Life, Japan 1:01pm BST

FEATURE-Big motorbikes rev up again under Iranian reforms

DUBAI, Aug 30 - The joy of riding big Japanese and American motorbikes was just one of the pleasures taken away from Iranians after the country's Islamic revolution.

Regulatory News, Japan 11:36am BST

Suzuki Motor says it will buy back VW stake as court settles feud

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TOKYO - Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp said on Sunday it will buy back the 19.9 percent stake it sold to Volkswagen AG after an international arbitration court settled a dispute between the automakers over their failed partnership.

Business, Japan 11:09am BST

UPDATE 1-Suzuki Motor says it will buy back VW stake as court settles feud

* German stake worth about $3.8 bln at Friday's close (Adds Volkwagen comment, details, reaction)

11:06am BST

Huge protest in Tokyo rails against PM Abe's security bills

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TOKYO - Tens of thousands of protesters gathered near Japan's parliament building on Sunday to oppose legislation allowing the military to fight overseas, the latest sign of public mistrust in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security policy.   

World, Japan 10:51am BST