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    Bangladesh may get caught in new cold war

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:28am on September 28, 2020

    Bangladesh is at risk of becoming a party to a new cold war unless the country maintains a neutral position keeping strategic affairs and national...

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    All hail the King! Praise for Japan footballer Kazu, 53, after new record

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 05:16pm on September 24, 2020

    Japan's 53-year-old footballing golden oldie Kazuyoshi Miura, better known as King Kazu, won plaudits Thursday for his latest record-setting appearance, but said he was disappointed...

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    Yoshihide Suga named Japan PM

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo, Japan | Updated at 01:24pm on September 16, 2020

    Yoshihide Suga became Japan’s new prime minister on Wednesday, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe...

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    Japan bans imports of German pork after swine fever case

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:38pm on September 14, 2020

    Japan has suspended imports of pork and live pigs from Germany, an agricultural ministry official said on Monday, after the European country confirmed its first...

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    Japan ruling party elects Yoshihide Suga as PM successor

    Agence France-Presse. Tokyo | Updated at 10:22am on September 14, 2020

    Japan's ruling party votes Monday for its next leader, with top government adviser Yoshihide Suga all but certain to win and replace Shinzo Abe as...

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    After Japan, what next for UK in post-Brexit deals?

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:43pm on September 12, 2020

    Britain won its first Brexit trade success on Friday with a free trade agreement for Japan, but tough talks lie ahead for other landmark deals,...

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    Typhoon hits South Korea after triggering landslides in Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Sokcho | Updated at 10:07pm on September 07, 2020

    A powerful typhoon lashed South Korea on Monday after smashing into southern Japan with record winds and heavy rains that left up to eight people...

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    Japan party to vote to elect Abe’s replacement on September 14

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:13pm on September 01, 2020

    Japan’s ruling party will vote on September 14 on a replacement for prime minister Shinzo Abe, the country’s longest-serving prime minister, who is resigning for...

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    SoftBank to sell $12.5b shares in Japan telecoms unit

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:51pm on August 28, 2020

    SoftBank Group said on Friday that it would sell shares of its Japan telecoms unit SoftBank Group Corp worth approximately $12.5 billion as it pushes...

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    Japan PM resigning for health reasons

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:43pm on August 28, 2020

    Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign, ending his record-breaking tenure in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership race in...

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