Japan’s Abe vows not to repeat war on WWII anniversary
18 August 2020 | 11:00 am
Coronavirus fears meant only a limited audience could attend the ceremony marking Japan's World War II surrender. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged never to repeat the tragedy of war, but stopped short of an apology.
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Mali's coup leader is sworn in as interim president. The inauguration went forward even as the country faces increasing isolation from the international community.
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The leader of the latest military coup has named a new prime minister. Choguel Maiga, a Malian political veteran, was a key player in the protest movement against deposed president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in 2020.
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The prime minister decided to leave just a few months after the president was re-elected. The peace deal in the Central African Republic is on unsteady ground.
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Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's party has won 53.9 percent of the vote in snap parliamentary elections called in an effort to defuse a political crisis after a war with Azerbaijan.
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The meeting comes after the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez pardoned nine Catalan separatist leaders in an atempt to improve ties.
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Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg took their first opportunity to grill Prime Minister Janez Jansa over attacks on press freedom and the rule of law.
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Malaysia's ruling coalition's biggest party, UMNO, has withdrawn its support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin over his cabinet's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Nepalese Supreme Court has removed caretaker Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli from office and reinstalled his rival. Parliament is now set to reconvene in a week.
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Henry has appealed for national unity as he takes office nearly two weeks after the assassination of late President Jovenel Moise.
The Sunni telecoms tycoon secured enough votes from lawmakers to become Lebanon's prime minister. France and the US have expressed support for the move.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says the country is facing a "natural disaster of unprecedented proportions" as wildfires wipe out hundreds of homes and force thousands to flee. He apologises to Greeks for possible "weaknesses" in the state's response, and says "those who lost homes and property will be compensated".
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