Published On: Mon, Oct 4th, 2021
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Japan’s parliament elects former diplomat Fumio Kishida as new PM


Japan’s Parliament on Monday elected Fumio Kishida, a former moderate turned hawk, as prime minister. He’ll face an economy battered by the pandemic, security threats from China and North Korea and leadership of a political party whose popularity is sagging ahead of a fast-approaching crucial national election.

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