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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan wants to take the lead among Group of Seven nations on issuing a statement about the situation in Hong Kong, where China has imposed a new security law, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.
Abe, speaking to parliament, also said Japan had already expressed its concerns over the situation in Hong Kong and that the G7 had a mission to influence public opinion.
(Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chris Gallagher)
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Protests continue nationwide, with signs of an ebb after dark. Two weeks after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, demonstrations against police violence continued to fill the streets of cities and towns across the country on Monday. About 1,000 protesters gathered in Los Angeles near a memorial for those killed by the police. Thousands more called for police reforms before a City Council meeting in Charlotte, N.C. And more than 1,000 made…
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Inspired by the protests sweeping the state and nation, New York legislative leaders on Monday began to approve an expansive package of bills targeting police misconduct, defying longstanding opposition from law enforcement groups, including police unions.
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In a highly anticipated announcement, Swedish prosecutors will reveal Wednesday whether they are pressing charges or closing the investigation into the unsolved 1986 murder of prime minister Olof Palme. Palme was prime minister between 1969 and 1976, and again from 1982 to his death in 1986.
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The upcoming elections are set to be one that Singapore has never experienced before. Less than a decade since GE2011, the first election to see candidates’ heavy usage of social media platforms to connect with voters, GE2020 is geared to be an election which will be held almost completely online. Various opposition parties have taken […]