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Tokyo elects Yuriko Koike as first woman governor

Tokyo elects Yuriko Koike as first woman governor

🕔19:52, 31.Jul 2016

TOKYO: Veteran politician Yuriko Koike was elected as Tokyo’s first woman governor, according to media exit polls, and immediately vowed to get a grip on the megacity’s troubled 2020 Olympic preparations.

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HRW slams Afghan ‘chastity tests’ as sexual abuse

HRW slams Afghan ‘chastity tests’ as sexual abuse

🕔15:57, 1.Mar 2016

KABUL: Human Rights Watch has slammed “virginity exams” conducted on Afghan women and girls accused of so-called moral crimes, saying the invasive tests by government doctors were tantamount to sexual assault.

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