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Japan to Hold Elections on Sunday

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s term in office could be short-lived, while his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) could lose its majority. That is the result of a recent poll by the Yomiuri Shimbun and Asahi Shimbun newspapers, Reuters news agency reported. General elections in Japan will be held on Sunday …

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US to hold open discussions on trade with China

Leading U.S. trade negotiators say China has failed to meet its trade commitments from last year and Washington will soon hold open discussions with Beijing. In a speech Monday in Washington, the chief US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said, “China is making commitments intended to benefit certain American industries, including …

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Khashoggi’s fiancee urges US to hold Saudis accountable

The fiancée of the late journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Friday (1/10), questioned US President Joe Biden’s commitment to holding the Saudi Kingdom to account three years after the brutal murder of him. Marking the anniversary of Khashoggi’s death, Hatice Cengiz traveled to Washington to stage demonstrations outside the Saudi embassy and …

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Iran, Saudi Hold New Round of Talks in Iraq

Two rival nations, Saudi Arabia and Iran, have met again in Iraq, local sources said Wednesday, while talks aimed at easing tensions have continued under Iran’s ultraconservative President Ebrahim Raisi. Iran and Saudi Arabia, who are at loggerheads in various Middle East conflicts, have been in high-level talks since April …

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England to Hold Football Game on the River

The Cotswold Village is one of the most beautiful villages in England. But at the end of August, the village became the center of attention not for its beauty, but for its famous football game, dubbed Bourton-on-the-Water. In this village, on the Windrush River, an unusual football match took place. …

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Australians Again Hold Protest Against COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Demonstrators again marched in Australia’s second-largest city on Wednesday. They are protesting against mandatory COVID-19 vaccination regulations in the construction industry. Police said 44 people were arrested among hundreds of protesters on Tuesday. The protests that have been going on for the past two days are aimed at the Victorian …

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