Dec 11, 2014

The world in brief, November 18th 2014 | Espresso

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, called an election for the lower house of the country’s parliament. No election was due until 2016, but Mr Abe wants endorsement of his plans to revive the economy, which is back in recession. Those plans include delaying a further increase in sales tax. , Recent violence in Jerusalem took its ugliest turn yet. Today two men armed with axes, knives and a pistol...

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