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BBC Look-Ahead: Japan elects a new prime minister

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Monday, October 4, 2021 - 12:55pm

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Japan elected Fumio Kishida as its new prime minister last week after the former office holder, Yoshihide Suga, resigned in September.

Suga faced a drop in popularity and was criticized for his handling of the pandemic.

That and more are among the key international stories coming up in the days ahead.

For our weekly look at some of them, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Rich Preston.

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