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'Man on the Curtain' for single women in Japan

A Japanese company has created a video that projects a shadow of a man onto a curtain to improve building security measures and help women living alone feel safer.

Demographic Challenge: Decline in marriage impacting Japan birth rate

Demographic Challenge: Decline in marriage impacting Japan birth rate

Japanese rice farmers struggle to survive | Money Talks

Japanese rice farmers struggle to survive | Money Talks

Japan Emperor Abdication: Akihito first to step down in over 200 years

Japan Emperor Abdication: Akihito first to step down in over 200 years

Saudi women get first driving licences

Saudi women get first driving licences

Turkish FM Cavusoglu Criticises Germany  For Losing Its Neutrality

Turkish FM Cavusoglu Criticises Germany For Losing Its Neutrality

Should Iran come back to the negotiating table for a new nuclear deal?

Should Iran come back to the negotiating table for a new nuclear deal?

Will new French social media law fight terrorism?

Will new French social media law fight terrorism?

Is Brazil’s Electoral System Flawed?

Is Brazil’s Electoral System Flawed?

International Outrage as Myanmar Executes Four Activists

International Outrage as Myanmar Executes Four Activists

Tunisians back referendum with record low turnout

Tunisians back referendum with record low turnout

Sri Lanka’s New President

Sri Lanka’s New President

Kenya’s Upcoming Elections

Kenya’s Upcoming Elections

PTI’s Punjab Victory

PTI’s Punjab Victory

Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis

Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis

Türkiye’s Failed Coup: Six Years On

Türkiye’s Failed Coup: Six Years On

Shinzo Abe’s Legacy

Shinzo Abe’s Legacy

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