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Abe makes sales pitch for Fukushima sake at Davos

National Jan 24, 2019

Abe makes sales pitch for Fukushima sake at Davos

On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a sales pitch for sake produced in Fukushima Prefecture. At the Japan Night event in Davos, Abe advertised Yamato no Kokoro, produced in Fukushima's Aizuwakamatsu from rice that ...

Afghan CEO Abdullah Abdullah urges patience amid talk of U.S. troops withdrawal

World Jan 23, 2019

Afghan CEO Abdullah Abdullah urges patience amid talk of U.S. troops withdrawal

Afghanistan's chief executive is urging the world not to give up on his impoverished country after the Trump administration suggested the United States could withdraw troops. Afghanistan has struggled with corruption, political instability and a long Taliban insurgency, frustrating efforts to stabilize it. U.S. President ...