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Suga takes the reins from Abe as new PM
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Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Japan's new PM, eyes continuity
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Cheers and flowers as Abe leaves office
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Suga clears major hurdle to replace Japan's Abe
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Japan's Suga signals chance of snap election: Asahi
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Suga joins race to become Japan's PM
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Japan's ruling party backs Suga as next PM
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Shinzo Abe, Japan's Prime Minister, Resigns Due to Health Concerns
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Equity indices spurt with rally in banking scrips, IndusInd up 12 pc
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Japan's PM Shinzo Abe resigns because of ill-health
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Japan's longest-serving Premier Shinzo Abe resigns over health issues
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Illness forces Japanese PM Abe to stand down
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Shinzo Abe resigns as Japan's PM over health issues
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Japan PM Abe in hospital again, sparking concern
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Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest continuously serving PM
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How Tokyo Plans To Combat COVID-19
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Japan parliament elects Yoshihide Suga new prime ministerJapan's parliament on Wednesday elected Yoshihide Suga prime minister, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe during his...
Yoshihide Suga named Japan's prime minister, succeeding Shinzo AbeJapan's Parliament elected Yoshihide Suga as Prime Minister today, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man.Suga had been chosen as leader of the ruling party on Monday,..
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Japan's PM Shinzo Abe resigns, clearing way for successorTOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet resigned, clearing the way for his successor to take over after parliamentary confirmation later Wednesday. Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime..
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe officially resignsAbe was Japan's longest-serving prime minister, but he announced last month that he was stepping down due to health problems.
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Japan spokesman Yoshihide Suga poised to take PM mantleJapan's main ruling Liberal Democratic Party is choosing its new leader today. Yoshihide Suga, the top spokesperson of the current administration of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, is almost certain to...
Yoshihide Suga: the farmer's son set to be Japan's next PMThe favourite may be the Abe continuity candidate but his background could not be more different Nothing short of force majeure will prevent Yoshihide Suga from becoming Japan’s prime minister when..
Japan's governing party chooses Shinzo Abe's successorChief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga is widely expected to win the race, and likely become the new PM.
Japan PM hopeful says he may need help from Abe on diplomacyJapanese prime ministerial hopeful Yoshihide Suga said Saturday that he lacks the kind of diplomatic skills that outgoing leader Shinzo Abe has, including Abe's personal friendship with President..
China’s missiles present security dilemma for Japan’s next premierFor eight years, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been looking for ways around Japans pacifist constitution to bolster the country’s military. And in his last full week on the job, he laid the..
Abe plan for land-attack counterpunch could mark major military shift for JapanTOKYO — Months before he announced his resignation, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe set in motion a policy change that could for the first time allow Japan’s military to plan for strikes on land targets..
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PM Modi, Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe holds telephonic conversation; signs key defence pactModi thanked Abe for his personal commitment and leadership in greatly strengthening the relationship between the two countries. Reaffirming their mutual trust and friendship, the two leaders recalled..
Japan ruling party sets Sept 14 vote on PM Abe's successorShares Japan's ruling party will vote on September 14 on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's replacement, an official confirmed Wednesday, as powerful chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga consolidated his..
Japan’s ex-foreign minister Kishida announces bid to succeed retiring PM AbeFumio Kishida, a Japanese MP who served as foreign minister in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s second and third cabinet, will run to replace his retiring former boss as the...
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Ex-defense minister Ishiba is people's choice for next Japan PM: PollsShares Former Japanese Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba is the most popular choice among the public to be the next prime minister, media opinion polls showed, as the race kicks off to succeed Shinzo Abe..
How Shinzo Abe's exit could threaten regional stability and Japan's alliance with the US(CNN)Rumors concerning Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's health had circulated for weeks, and while his resignation on Friday could not have come as a complete shock to United States officials, the..
Race for new Japan PM starts after resignationAFP, TOKYO The race to succeed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe started informally yesterday, with several contenders announcing their plans to stand, a day after Japan’s longest-serving leader..
Yen rises on Shinzo Abe’s resignation, dollar dropsReuters, LONDON As news that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would resign pushed the yen higher on Friday, the US dollar fell heavily against most major currencies — weighed down by the prospect..
Dalai Lama expresses concern over poor health of Shinzo AbeDharamshala: Dalai Lama on Saturday expressed concern over the poor health of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who had on Friday resigned due to health issues. In a letter to Abe, Dalai Lama wrote, “I..
Trump pays 'highest respect' to resigning Japanese PM AbeUS President Donald Trump on Friday paid his "highest respect" to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and voiced concern over his "great friend" resigning for health reasons. "I want to pay my highest..
Shinzo Abe: Revisionist nationalist or pragmatic realist?Commentators are divided on the achievements of Japan's longest serving post-war prime minister.
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Shinzo Abe: Japan's hawkish PM known for 'Abenomics'As Japan's longest-serving PM, Shinzo Abe tried to stimulate its economy and drop a pacifist stance.
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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe resigns over worsening healthTOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving premier, said on Friday he was resigning because of poor health, ending a stint at the helm of the world's third-biggest economy during which..
Shinzo Abe, Japan's PM, 'set to resign for health reasons'Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to resign for health reasons, local media report.
How possible successors stack up if Prime Minister Abe resignsJapan’s longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, visited a Tokyo hospital on Monday, as concerns grew over his ability to continue in his post, because of health issues and fatigue from handling..
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe visits hospital for another checkupPrime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday visited the hospital for another checkup amid concerns about his health. Earlier, Abe had brushed off lingering worries about his health during his previous visit,..
Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest continuously serving PMBut his time in office has not been the string of successes he promised when he took...
Japan PM Abe Has Left Hospital in Tokyo: JijiTOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has left hospital in Tokyo on Monday, the Jiji news agency reported, after his visit there... ......
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe enters hospital for check-up, source saysAbe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, plans to return home later on Monday after the examination at Tokyo's Keio University Hospital, the source familiar with the situation told Reuters. ......
Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apologyTOKYO: Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a somber annual..
Abe gets pasting for similar speeches during A-bomb eventsPrime Minister Shinzo Abe came in for sharp criticism for delivering two strikingly similar speeches during annual memorial ceremonies on Aug. 6 and 9 to mark the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and..
Hiroshima marks 75th anniversary of atomic attack"Could you please respond to our request to sign the Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty?" Tomoyuki Mimaki, a member of a major survivors' group, Hidankyo, implored Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Proponent of Abenomics blasts Japan's tourism campaign as pandemic rages onTOKYO — Japan’s multibillion-dollar campaign aimed at reviving domestic tourism is ill-timed and not the best use of taxpayer money, said Yutaka Harada, a former central bank board member and vocal..
Abe mourns ex-Taiwan President Lee, says he fostered ties with JapanPrime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday mourned former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui who died the previous day at 97, praising him for fostering relations with Japan. "President Lee Teng-hui made great..
Japan to grant re-entry to foreign residentsJapan will begin granting re-entry to foreign residents as it eases a travel ban meant to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said...
Japan to negotiate easing travel bans with China, S. Korea, TaiwanPrime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday Japan will commence negotiations to resume business travel with some 10 countries and regions including China, South Korea and Taiwan, easing entry bans..
Japan says coronavirus adds to security threat by ChinaTOKYO (AP) — China is pushing harder to make territorial claims in the regional seas and even using the coronavirus pandemic to expand its influence and take strategic superiority, posing a greater..
Abe visits rain-hit Kumamoto to assess damage for recovery measuresPrime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the southwestern Japan prefecture of Kumamoto on Monday to assess damage inflicted by deadly torrential rain and flooding in the area earlier this month. During his..
Tokyo governor, Abe say they'll cooperate on virus, OlympicsTOKYO (AP) — Tokyo’s governor and her political rival, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, agreed Monday to cooperate on handling the coronavirus outbreak to safely hold the Olympics next year...
A Look at Japan: The Gap Between Perception and OutcomeLike every other world leader, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been under the microscope in recent months. With the novel coronavirus testing the mettle of governments and heads of state, citizens..
Survey: 69% oppose fourth term for Abe as LDP presidentNearly 70 percent of voters are opposed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe serving a fourth term as Liberal Democratic Party president through a possible change in the party’s rules, an Asahi Shimbun..
Japan PM Abe's Support Rebounds Despite Ex-Justice Minister's ArrestTOKYO (Reuters) - Public support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet rose by nine percentage points to 36% despite the recent arrest... ......
Japan PM Abe to skip visit to Russia for WWII victory parade next weekJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold talks in Vladivostok, Russia, on Sept. 5, 2019. (Kyodo) TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not visit...
Japan's ex-justice minister arrested in vote-buying caseTOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's former justice minister and the minister's lawmaker wife were arrested Thursday over allegations they engaged in vote buying during last year's..