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January 22, 2017 01:00 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Japan is set to boost its aid to the poorest nations to help fight poverty.
Japan's Finance Ministry will provide the International Development Association, a World Bank arm, with investments and loans worth 600 billion yen ($5.23 billion), up about 20% from three years ago.
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