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08 Jul 2022Japan
Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been declared dead after being shot at while delivering a speech in the western city of Nara on Friday morning, Reuters reported citing Japanese public broadcaster NHK.
29 Sep 2021Japan
Japan's former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida won the governing party leadership election on Wednesday and is set to become the next prime minister, facing the imminent task of addressing a pandemic-hit economy and ensuring a strong alliance with Washington to counter growing regional security risks.
14 Sep 2020Japan
Yoshihide Suga (71) is set to become the next Prime Minister of Japan after the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) elected him as the new head.
28 Aug 2020Japan
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tendered his resignation on Friday, hours after reports suggested he would take such a step as his health has deteriorated.
20 Sep 2018Japan
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party today, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier and realize his dream of reforming the country's constitution.
15 Sep 2018Shinzo Abe
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears headed for a third three-year term as the ruling party leader, extending his hold on power and giving him time to pursue a long-cherished goal of revising the country's post-World War II constitution.
12 Jan 2018Washington DC
In a new development, the Washington DC City Council has unanimously voted to rename the street which houses the Russian embassy after slain Russian politician Boris Nemtsov.
23 Oct 2017North Korea
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner have won 312 out of 465 seats in the lower house of parliament, Diet.
21 Sep 2016Russia News
United Russia political party that is backed by President Vladimir Putin has won a landslide victory in the Russian parliamentary elections leaving its rivals far behind.