Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan
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Japan PM survives no-confidence vote

Japan's prime minister has survived a vote of no-confidence in parliament.

Japan's prime minister has survived a vote of no-confidence in parliament.

But there are fears Naoto Kan may be a lame duck leader, having promised to resign once he has overcome the worst of the nuclear crisis.

As Roland Buerk reports from Tokyo, that pledge was key to his survival.