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New Japanese opposition party to vote on leader, name on September 10 - Reports

Moscow, Sep 1 (Sputnik) Japan’s newest opposition political party, made up of members from the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ) and the Democratic Party for the People (DPP), will hold a vote on September 10 to decide its leader and name, lawmakers told domestic media on Tuesday.
The party will later hold a convention on September 15 to commemorate the foundation of the new political force, the Kyodo News agency stated. The inauguration event has been brought forward by one day given that an extraordinary parliamentary session to appoint the country’s new prime minister, following Shinzo Abe’s resignation, is scheduled to be held on September 16, according to the agency.
The new political party is expected to have more than 140 lawmakers across both the upper and lower houses of parliament, the agency said.
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B'desh Foreign Minister mourns demise of Brunei's Prince Abdul Azim

24 Oct 2020 | 9:06 PM

Dhaka, Oct 24 (UNI) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen expressed his deep condolences over the demise of the Prince of Brunei Darussalam Haji Abdul Azim, who died on Saturday. He was 38.

In a message written to the Foreign Minister of Brunei Darussalam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Dr Momen expressed heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved Royal family, the government and the people of Brunei Darussalam for this unbearable loss. He wished that the bereaved family members would have enough fortitude to cope with this intolerable loss.

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COVID-19: Nepal registers 2,225 new infections

24 Oct 2020 | 7:20 PM

Kathmandu, Oct 24 (UNI) Nepal on Saturday reported 2,225 new cases of COVID-19, taking the cumulative national infection tally to 1,55,233.

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US Coast Guard ships to be deployed in western Pacific to tackle China

US Coast Guard ships to be deployed in western Pacific to tackle China

24 Oct 2020 | 7:19 PM

Washington, Oct 24 (UNI) The United States announced on Saturday that it will be deploying its Coast Guard patrol ships in the western Pacific to counter what it described as “destabilizing and malign” activities being carried out in the region by China.

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Japan estimates record low number of newborns in 2020

24 Oct 2020 | 6:40 PM

Tokyo, Oct 24 (UNI) The Japanese government disclosed on Saturday that it expects the number of babies born in 2020 to drop to around 845,000, hence hitting a new record low.

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COVID-19: Polish president tests positive

COVID-19: Polish president tests positive

24 Oct 2020 | 6:27 PM

Warsaw, Oct 24 (UNI) Poland's President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed his spokesperson on Saturday morning.

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