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End of Abe era leaves Japan still searching for way forward
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End of Abe era leaves Japan still searching for way forward

MITO, Japan (AP) — Among the challenges awaiting newly appointed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is the urgent challenge of…
Yoshihide Suga wins party vote for Japan prime minister
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Yoshihide Suga wins party vote for Japan prime minister

TOKYO (AP) — Yoshihide Suga was elected as the new head of Japan’s ruling party on Monday, virtually guaranteeing him…
Japan’s ruling party to hold September 14 leadership vote; four possible candidates for PM
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Japan’s ruling party to hold September 14 leadership vote; four possible candidates for PM

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party plans to hold a leadership vote on Sept. 14 to replace Prime…
Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe intends to resign for health reasons
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Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe intends to resign for health reasons

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, intends to leave office because of declining health, according to his…
Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology
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Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito…
Survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack
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Survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic attack

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome…
Flood death toll hits 20 as Japan warned of more rainfall
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Flood death toll hits 20 as Japan warned of more rainfall

TOKYO (Reuters) – The death toll from floods and landslides unleashed by torrential rains on Japan’s southern island of Kyushu…
Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus
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Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on…
Japan’s elderly workers, once key to Abenomics, suffer as pandemic closes businesses
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Japan’s elderly workers, once key to Abenomics, suffer as pandemic closes businesses

TOKYO (Reuters) — On a recent Saturday in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district more than 100 people, many of them elderly men,…
Many Japanese defy appeals to stay home to curb virus
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Many Japanese defy appeals to stay home to curb virus

TOKYO (AP) — Under Japan’s coronavirus state of emergency, people have been asked to stay home. Many are not. Some…
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