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Where were all the women in Davos? –

CNBC.comThe under-representation of women at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos has been one of the more obvious elephants in the room. At an event where Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, one of…

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Abe’s shrine visit spurs new tension in Asia – Xinhua

XinhuaWASHINGTON, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) — Major U.S. newspapers on Thursday published articles saying Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine spurs new tension in Asia and further aggravates Japan’s ties with…

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Japan hawks unveil sweeping defense upgrade – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTOKYO — Japan unveiled a sweeping national security strategy Tuesday that will boost defense spending and see troops and equipment shifted to the nation’s southwest islands — part of a move to develop the…


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