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Japan's ruling party elects Yoshihide Suga as Shinzo Abe's successor

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Yoshihide Suga, who is almost certain to replace Shinzo Abe as Japan's prime minister, is a farmer's son with a reputation for inscrutability.
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News video: Suga takes the reins from Abe as new PM

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Japan's Yoshihide Suga was voted prime minister by parliament on Wednesday to become the country's first new leader in nearly eight years, appointing a new cabinet that kept about half of the familiar faces from predecessor Shinzo Abe's lineup. Emer McCarthy reports.

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