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Japan PM reshuffles cabinet

August 11, 2022

TOKYO: Japan’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Wednesday after a slump in approval ratings, replacing the brother of assassinated ex-leader Shinzo Abe as defence minister. Fumio Kishida led his ruling party to victory in an upper house election last month, days after Abe was shot dead by a man resentful of the Unification Church.