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Japan’s ex-foreign minister Kishida announces bid to succeed retiring PM Abe

WorldNews Tuesday, 1 September 2020
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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News video: Shinzo Abe, Japan's Prime Minister, Resigns Due to Health Concerns

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Abe announced his resignation during a Tokyo press conference on Friday.

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Japan's Suga signals chance of snap election: Asahi [Video]

Japan's Suga signals chance of snap election: Asahi

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga signalled he could call a snap election if he became the country's next prime minister, the Asahi newspaper reported on Tuesday, as the ruling party formally kicked off its leadership race. Gloria Tso reports.

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Suga takes the reins from Abe as new PM [Video]

Suga takes the reins from Abe as new PM

Japan's Yoshihide Suga was voted prime minister by parliament on Wednesday to become the country's first new leader in nearly eight years, appointing a new cabinet that kept about half of the familiar faces from predecessor Shinzo Abe's lineup. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Japan's new PM, eyes continuity

The 71-year-old replaces longtime ally Shinzo Abe, who is stepping down because of his health.

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