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Campaign to elect Japan’s new leader begins

08/09/2020

The official campaigning to lead Japan’s ruling party began on Tuesday with the longtime right-hand man of prime minister Shinzo Abe now seen as a top candidate and his likely successor to lead the government.

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Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end

15/08/2020

Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in the Second World War, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a sombre annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic.