23 April 2014 Last updated at 19:11

Obama pledges Japan islands supportUS President Barack Obama steps out from Air Force One as he arrives at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, 23 April 2014

US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.


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A photograph of Manning dressed as a woman (2010 file photo)Chelsea Manning granted name change

The soldier who leaked US government documents to Wikileaks is granted the right to legally change her name from Bradley to Chelsea.

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