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Japan Parliament to convene special session with Kishida to be reelected as Prime Minister

Japan Parliament to convene special session with Kishida to be reelected as Prime Minister

Tokyo, Nov 10 (UNI/Sputnik) The parliament of Japan will convene a special session on November 10 with Fumio Kishida, the president of the Liberal Democratic Party, set to be re-elected as prime minister, Kyodo news agency reported.
Kishida's party secured a majority in the House of Representatives election on October 31.
His government, prior to the three-day parliamentary session through Friday, is to resign as required by the country's constitution. Kishida is expected to launch his second cabinet later in the day.

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NATO countries did not assume obligation to protect Ukraine: Russia

27 Jan 2022 | 10:01 PM

Moscow, Jan 27 (UNI/Sputnik) Following a political split of opinion over Ukraine in Croatia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that NATO member states had not taken on the obligation to protect Ukraine.

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US beats China in economic growth for 1st time in 20 years

27 Jan 2022 | 9:59 PM

Washington, Jan 27 (UNI/Sputnik) The United States has beat China in economic growth for the first time in 20 years, President Joe Biden said on Thursday after Commerce Department data showed a 2021 GDP of 5.7 per cent that turned out to be the largest economic expansion in four decades.

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EU calls on WhatsApp over privacy policy

27 Jan 2022 | 9:58 PM

Brussels, Jan 27 (UNI/Sputnik) The European Union together with the network of national consumer authorities have requested the Meta-owned WhatsApp to provide information on its recent updates and changes in its privacy policy in order to ensure that they are in compliance with the EU law, the European Commission said on Thursday.

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US, EU called on Taliban to prevent human rights violations

27 Jan 2022 | 9:57 PM

Oslo, Jan 27 (UNI/Sputnik) The United States and Europe together urged the Taliban (under UN sanctions over terrorist activities) to prevent further increase in human rights violations in Afghanistan and address the humanitarian crisis in the country while praising the Afghan interim government's commitments to ensure women's rights during the Oslo talks, a joint statement published on Thursday said.

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One woman killed, 4 shot at hotel in Washington

27 Jan 2022 | 9:56 PM

Washington, Jan 27 (UNI/Sputnik) One woman was killed and four more injured in a shooting at a hotel in the Van Ness area in Washington, police said on Thursday.

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