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2022 in pictures: Japan's former PM assassination, Seoul Halloween crush and more

A selection of striking images from across Asia, and the stories behind them

From the start of Russia's invasion of Ukraine to the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan to the deadly Halloween crush in Seoul, 2022 was a year of dramatic events in Asia and elsewhere.Here's a look back at the year in pictures and the stories behind them.

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