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Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest continuously serving PM

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Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest continuously serving PM

Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest continuously serving PM

But his time in office has not been the string of successes he promised when he took power.


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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.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:09Published
Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Japan's new PM, eyes continuity [Video]

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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