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Japan's Abe announces snap election amid worries over North Korea

Reuters India Monday, 25 September 2017
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would dissolve parliament's lower house on Thursday for a snap election, seeking a mandate to stick to his tough stance towards a volatile North Korea and rebalance the social security system.
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As President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un continue to volley on Twitter, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced a snap election in an effort to reiterate his tough position toward what is increasingly becoming a volatile situation. Abe has been in power for five years, some believe...

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