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Myanmar political standoff leaves economy in tatters
Egypt

Myanmar political standoff leaves economy in tatters

The military takeover in Myanmar has set its economy back years, if not decades, as political unrest and violence disrupt…
Troubles at home shadow Biden’s climate efforts abroad
World

Troubles at home shadow Biden’s climate efforts abroad

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — President Joe Biden joined other world leaders Tuesday to highlight the importance of preserving forests as…
Polls suggest Japan’s ruling bloc will cling to election majority
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Polls suggest Japan’s ruling bloc will cling to election majority

TOKYO, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party will likely lose some seats in the Oct. 31 lower house…
Japan dissolves parliament, setting stage for general election
Middle East

Japan dissolves parliament, setting stage for general election

TOKYO, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Japan dissolved its parliament on Thursday, setting the stage for an election at the end…
Japan’s largest opposition party focuses on human rights in party platform
World

Japan’s largest opposition party focuses on human rights in party platform

TOKYO, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Japan’s largest opposition group unveiled a campaign platform on Wednesday that said it would stand…
Can Democrats hold together? Biden’s agenda depends on it
World

Can Democrats hold together? Biden’s agenda depends on it

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s one of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s favorite sayings, a guidepost for Democrats in trying times: “Our…
Despite delays with $3.5T plan, Biden vows to ‘get it done’
World

Despite delays with $3.5T plan, Biden vows to ‘get it done’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has pledged at the Capitol to “get it done” as Democrats strained to rescue…
Biden’s approval slumps after a slew of crises: AP-NORC poll
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Biden’s approval slumps after a slew of crises: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s popularity has slumped after a slew of challenges in recent weeks at home and…
Democrats divided: Progressives, centrists say trust is gone
World

Democrats divided: Progressives, centrists say trust is gone

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their fight over trillions of dollars, their paramount policy goals and perhaps their political fate, this…
Ruling party elects Kishida as leader in win for Japan establishment
World

Ruling party elects Kishida as leader in win for Japan establishment

TOKYO, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Wednesday anointed former foreign minister Fumio Kishida as…
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