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Abe in annual convention says nothing about return of ‘four northern islands’

This year, Abe did not say that he will seek the return of the “four” Russian-held islands. He just said that he will work to settle “the territorial issue”. This suggests that Abe is considering taking a major backward step from Japan’s position claiming the right to the four islands.

Union protests Abe gov’t attempt to restrict journalists’ right to ask politically sensitive questions

The Japan Federation of Newspaper Workers’ Unions pointed out that journalists are tasked to give those in power the third degree from various angles, which contributes to guaranteeing the general public their right to know.

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Trump’s State of Union Address raises new concerns about further divisions in US society and the increase in military spending

U.S. President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union Address. Once again, he called for constructing of a wall along the Mexican border, clinging to his long-held policy which has been a source of division and chaos in the U.S.

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