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20 November 2019

Episode 2095

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Israel launches one of its biggest raids on Syria in recent years. Plus: Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, the role of fact-checking websites and the Global Countdown live from Zürich.

20 November 2019

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Abe and Japan

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Sir David Warren, the UK’s former ambassador in Tokyo, tells us how Shinzo Abe has weathered scandals to become Japan’s longest serving prime minister.

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