Latest update: 18/12/2012
'A not-so-new dawn in Japan'
IN THE WORLD PAPERS, 18/12/12: Japan is getting a lot of attention after the conservative Liberal Democratic Party won almost 300 seats in an election to the Lower House. A lot of international papers, especially China Daily, are concerned about the rise of nationalism and Shinzo Abe's hawkish campaign. Meanwhile, the US school shooting is still a burning topic. The Independent investigates the NRA's silence.