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In last week's Cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe replaced some of the key personnel responsible for handling the issue of North Korea's abductions of Japanese nationals — again demonstrating his determination to resolve the decadeslong problem. Abe's final term as president of the ruling ...
Hong Kong's government doesn't see any benefit in conceding to more demands from protesters, according to a top adviser to Chief Executive Carrie Lam, though the increasingly violent demonstrations are unlikely to stop anytime soon. Radical demonstrators — some of whom have lobbed gasoline bombs ...
The world faces a mounting threat of pandemics that could kill millions and wreak economic havoc, a international expert panel warns, saying governments should work to mitigate that risk. The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, convened by the World Bank and the World Health Organization, said ...