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FOCUS: History testifies to Japan-China hardship to build friendship

Kyodo 29 Sep 2022
With expectations mounting that bilateral ties would improve further, then Chinese President Jiang Zemin repeatedly called on Tokyo to reflect on its wartime aggression against China during his state visit to Japan, disappointing Japanese citizens.
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About 26,000 People Laid Flowers to Honor Abe on Day of State Funeral - Japanese Official

Urdu Point 28 Sep 2022
TOKYO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 28th September, 2022) Almost 26,000 people placed flowers on altars to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the day of his state funeral, Japanese Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihiko Isozaki said on Wednesday ... Abe's state funeral took place at Tokyo's Nippon Budokan Hall on Tuesday.
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Japan honours assassinated Abe at controversial funeral

Dawn 28 Sep 2022
TOKYO ... The ceremony started at 2pm, with Abe’s ashes carried into the Nippon Budokan Hall in central Tokyo by his widow, Akie, to music from a military band and the booms of the honour-guard salute, which echoed inside the hall ... In one part of downtown Tokyo, protesters waved signs and chanted “No state funeral” to the tune of a guitar.
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UAE citizens to be exempted from visa to enter Japan soon

Gulf News 28 Sep 2022
Tokyo. Japan has announced that the UAE citizens holding ordinary passports will be exempted from visa requirements to enter Japan ... He also said that Japan’s exemption of UAE citizens from visa requirements is the fruit of the UAE’s diplomatic efforts, led by Sheikh Abdullah Bin ...
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Japan Says Goodbye to Shinzo Abe, Who Leaves Complicated Legacy

Chosun Ilbo 28 Sep 2022
... citizens and foreign dignitaries, despite a domestic ...
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Japan holds state funeral for Shinzo Abe as protesters line the streets

ABC7 27 Sep 2022
TOKYO -- Thousands of protesters opposed to the state-funded funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lined the streets near parliament in Tokyo on Tuesday, as helicopters whizzed above and dignitaries from all over the world paid their respects to the slain leader.
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Hundreds of Japanese bid final goodbye to Abe with flowers

La Prensa Latina 27 Sep 2022
One of the first to make floral offerings was Yoshihiro Hayasaka, a 53-year-old from Tokyo, who stood in line for two hours to offer his “respect and condolences as a citizen for a prime minister who worked for the country and died in these circumstances,” he told EFE.
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LIVE BLOG: State Funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2022
The ceremony started at 2.00 p.m, with Abe's ashes carried into the Nippon Budokan Hall in central Tokyo by his widow, Akie, to music from a military band and the booms of the honour-guard salute, which echoed inside the hall ... In one part of downtown Tokyo, protesters waved signs and chanted "No state funeral" to the tune of a guitar.
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With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to Abe at state funeral

Gulf News 27 Sep 2022
Tokyo ... (0500 GMT), with Abe’s ashes carried into the Nippon Budokan Hall in central Tokyo by his widow, Akie, to music from a military band and the booms of the honour-guard salute, which echoed inside the hall ... In one part of downtown Tokyo, protesters waved signs and chanted “No state funeral” to the tune of a guitar ... 27, 2022, in Tokyo.
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Remarks by Vice President Harris and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese of the Commonwealth of Australia ...

The White House 27 Sep 2022
Tokyo, Japan ... It was noted by all of us when you, right after being sworn in and inaugurated — I think immediately thereafter, probably, you know, with no time to celebrate — traveled to Tokyo to meet with the Quad, which we value as a very important partnership to address some of the most pressing issues facing the world.
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With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to Shinzo Abe at state funeral

The Times of India 27 Sep 2022
TOKYO ... The ceremony started with Abe's ashes carried into the Nippon Budokan Hall in central Tokyo by his widow, Akie, to music from a military band and the booms of the honour-guard salute, which echoed inside the hall ... In one part of downtown Tokyo, protesters waved signs and chanted "No state funeral" to the tune of a guitar.
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With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to divisive Abe

Reuters 27 Sep 2022
TOKYO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - With flowers, prayers and a 19-gun salute, Japan honoured slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at the first state funeral for a former premier in 55 years - a ceremony that has become as controversial as he was in life ... Tokyo housewife.
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Flowers and protests as Japan holds state funeral for assassinated prime minister Shinzo Abe

Irish Independent 27 Sep 2022
... for ordinary citizens.In one part of downtown Tokyo, protesters waved signs and chanted "No state funeral" to the tune of a guitar.But thousands of mourners flooded to the funeral venue from early morning, forcing organisers to open the hall half an hour early.
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Japan bids farewell to Abe at state funeral

RNZ 27 Sep 2022
The ceremony started at 2pm local time (6pm NZ time), with Abe's ashes carried into the Nippon Budokan Hall in central Tokyo by his widow, Akie, to music from a military band and the booms of the honour-guard salute, which echoed inside the hall ... a 63-year-old Tokyo housewife.
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AP News Summary at 4:16 a.m. EDT

Beatrice Daily Sun 27 Sep 2022
citizens ... TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s hawkish former leader Shinzo Abe was honored by a rare and divisive state funeral that was full of militaristic presentation like soldiers carrying his ashes in a box brought by his widow and praise of his nine-year premiership ... The event attended by U.S ... U.S ... Tokyo, Sydney and Shanghai advanced while Hong Kong declined ... .

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