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Requests loom for NHK's political coverage overseas, new minister Takaichi says

September 6, 2014 - 23:59
The government may make requests to NHK that affect its international services by promoting state views on political issues, Sanae Takaichi, new minister of internal affairs and communications, said. (Japan Times)
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Bangladesh withdraws to back Japan's bid for nonpermanent UNSC seat

September 6, 2014 - 23:34
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Saturday that Bangladesh will abandon its bid for a nonpermanent seat on the U.N. Security Council for the 2016-2017 term and support Japan's candidacy. (Kyodo)
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Chongryon chairman leaves Japan for trip to N. Korea

September 5, 2014 - 23:41
Ho Jong Man, chairman of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, or Chongryon, left Tokyo International Airport at Haneda on Friday to visit North Korea. (Jiji Press)
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