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#Shinzo Abe

# shinzo-abe - This year 2022

Japan honours Shinzo Abe at controversial funeral
# Shinzo Abe
# Shinzo Abe

Japan honours Shinzo Abe at controversial funeral

Sep 27th 2022, 6:48 AM 14,398 Views 0 Comments

The former Prime Minister was shot dead in July, but the decision to give him a state funeral provoked opposition.

Man sets himself on fire in Tokyo in apparent protest against Shinzo Abe state funeral
# Japan
# Japan

Man sets himself on fire in Tokyo in apparent protest against Shinzo Abe state funeral

Sep 21st 2022, 8:23 AM 18,050 Views 0 Comments

The planned state funeral has become increasingly unpopular as more details emerge about the former leader’s links to the Unification Church.

Japan's national police chief resigns over Abe assassination
# Shinzo Abe
# Shinzo Abe

Japan's national police chief resigns over Abe assassination

Aug 25th 2022, 8:01 AM 7,393 Views 2 Comments

The former prime minister was shot and killed on the campaign trail on 8 July.

Alleged Shinzo Abe assassin to undergo mental evaluation
# Shinzo Abe
# Shinzo Abe

Alleged Shinzo Abe assassin to undergo mental evaluation

Jul 25th 2022, 1:45 PM 8,499 Views 0 Comments

The suspect, Tetsuya Yamagami, was arrested immediately after he allegedly shot Abe in western Japan on July 8.

Japanese prime minister blames police for death of former leader Shinzo Abe
# Assassination
# Assassination

Japanese prime minister blames police for death of former leader Shinzo Abe

Jul 14th 2022, 2:29 PM 8,672 Views 1 Comment

He blamed inadequate police security for the shooting.

Japan mourns as funeral for former PM Abe held in Tokyo
# Funeral
# Funeral

Japan mourns as funeral for former PM Abe held in Tokyo

Jul 12th 2022, 7:50 AM 8,510 Views 1 Comment

Abe was shot at close range on Friday while giving a campaign speech in the city of Nara.

Shinzo Abe's party wins key 'supermajority' in Japanese elections
# Japan
# Japan

Shinzo Abe's party wins key 'supermajority' in Japanese elections

Jul 11th 2022, 9:27 AM 9,446 Views 0 Comments

The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner Komeito are now part of what is now a two-thirds supermajority willing to amend the country’s pacifist constitution.

Japan holds election in shadow of Shinzo Abe assassination
# Tokyo
# Tokyo

Japan holds election in shadow of Shinzo Abe assassination

Jul 10th 2022, 9:32 AM 10,704 Views 1 Comment

Current Prime Minister Fumio Kishida insisted the shock killing would not halt the democratic process.

Japanese police admit security flaws as body of former PM Shinzo Abe arrives home in Tokyo
# Assassination
# Assassination

Japanese police admit security flaws as body of former PM Shinzo Abe arrives home in Tokyo

Updated Jul 9th 2022, 2:30 PM 22,026 Views 2 Comments

Japan’s former PM was assassinated during a campaign event on Friday.

Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe dies after being shot
# Assassination
# Assassination

Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe dies after being shot

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 2:30 PM 120,715 Views 27 Comments

The 67-year-old was Japan’s longest-serving prime minister.

# shinzo-abe - All time

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems
# Health Issues
# Health Issues

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 9:27 AM 28,284 Views 11 Comments

It had been heavily speculated Abe would step down after recent unannounced hospital visits.

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan
# Kumamoto
# Kumamoto

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan

Jul 4th 2020, 9:55 AM 9,277 Views 2 Comments

More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate.

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021

Updated Mar 24th 2020, 2:20 PM 31,735 Views 22 Comments

Olympic Federation of Ireland says postponement is ‘the right call given the times that we are in’.

Canada pulls out of Olympics, Japanese prime minister says delay may be 'inevitable'
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Canada pulls out of Olympics, Japanese prime minister says delay may be 'inevitable'

Mar 23rd 2020, 8:05 AM 14,533 Views 16 Comments

The uncertainty amidst the Covid-19 pandemic continues.

'Except for wartime, I have never felt so worried' - doubts grow in Japan over Tokyo Olympics
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

'Except for wartime, I have never felt so worried' - doubts grow in Japan over Tokyo Olympics

Mar 16th 2020, 12:55 PM 1,803 Views 0 Comments

Officials like Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC chief Thomas Bach have repeatedly insisted preparations should continue.

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'
# War Of The Words
# War Of The Words

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

Nov 30th 2019, 11:49 AM 16,276 Views 31 Comments

The isolated state also called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the “most stupid man ever known in history”.

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests

May 26th 2019, 7:45 AM 13,465 Views 28 Comments

The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.

Medical school altered test scores to keep women out
# Tokyo
# Tokyo

Medical school altered test scores to keep women out

Aug 2nd 2018, 10:30 PM 28,216 Views 59 Comments

The university began lowering test scores of female applicants when results showed an increasing number of women winning places.

Trump says military options on the table, warns 'strategic patience' with North Korea is over
# Nuclear Fears
# Nuclear Fears

Trump says military options on the table, warns 'strategic patience' with North Korea is over

Nov 6th 2017, 10:09 AM 11,674 Views 50 Comments

The US President was on message with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a trip to the far east.

Japan's Abe storms to 'super-majority', promises to 'deal firmly' with North Korea
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Japan's Abe storms to 'super-majority', promises to 'deal firmly' with North Korea

Oct 23rd 2017, 6:53 AM 8,785 Views 2 Comments

The 66-year-old is on course to become the country’s longest serving premier.

Japan's prime minister calls snap election
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Japan's prime minister calls snap election

Sep 25th 2017, 12:55 PM 7,867 Views 7 Comments

Shinzo Abe hopes to capitalise on a weak and fractured opposition to sweep back into power.

India is set to get its first bullet train thanks to Japan
# Warming Relations
# Warming Relations

India is set to get its first bullet train thanks to Japan

Sep 17th 2017, 3:30 PM 12,093 Views 22 Comments

A 500km journey will be cut from eight hours to just over two hours when services start.

Japanese PM offers 'everlasting condolences' but holds back from full apology at Pearl Harbor
# 75 Years
# 75 Years

Japanese PM offers 'everlasting condolences' but holds back from full apology at Pearl Harbor

Dec 28th 2016, 8:42 AM 10,717 Views 35 Comments

He and President Obama laid wreathes at the site of the attack.

WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl... over pacifism
# Give Peace A Chance
# Give Peace A Chance

WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl... over pacifism

Sep 17th 2015, 8:58 PM 9,826 Views 19 Comments

The government took a surprise vote on a law that would allow Japan’s military to fight overseas.

Japan's PM criticised for not apologising for forcing women into sex trade
# VJ Day
# VJ Day

Japan's PM criticised for not apologising for forcing women into sex trade

Aug 15th 2015, 7:23 AM 13,356 Views 20 Comments

South Korea’s President said that he felt the speech left “much to be desired”.

Enda take note... It's never a good idea for a leader to play with paper firemen on TV
# Only In Japan
# Only In Japan

Enda take note... It's never a good idea for a leader to play with paper firemen on TV

Jul 23rd 2015, 6:02 AM 14,252 Views 10 Comments

Japanese Twitter users have been howling in derision, after their prime minister used paper models to explain new laws.

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage
# Ransom Demands
# Ransom Demands

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

Jan 25th 2015, 6:34 PM 22,865 Views 92 Comments

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.

Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip
# Tokyo
# Tokyo

Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip

Dec 1st 2013, 12:58 PM 6,578 Views 66 Comments

Enda Kenny will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe along with a round of business meetings in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.

Kenny jets to Japan for five day visit aimed at building closer economic ties
# Eastern Promise
# Eastern Promise

Kenny jets to Japan for five day visit aimed at building closer economic ties

Nov 30th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,170 Views 41 Comments

The Taoiseach’s trip is aimed at improving business links in the ICT, financial services and agri-food sectors.

Enda Kenny to meet Japanese PM in a bid to strengthen trade
# Japan
# Japan

Enda Kenny to meet Japanese PM in a bid to strengthen trade

Jun 19th 2013, 7:19 AM 2,716 Views 17 Comments

Prime Minister Abe is visiting Ireland following his participation in the G8 Summit in Lough Erne on Monday and Tuesday.

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap
# G8
# G8

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap

Jun 18th 2013, 11:18 AM 12,513 Views 26 Comments

It’s known as the family photo. Some family.

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders
# G8
# G8

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders

Jun 17th 2013, 9:25 AM 11,517 Views 19 Comments

Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask
# G8
# G8

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask

Jun 17th 2013, 6:50 AM 11,023 Views 12 Comments

A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit
# Predict A Riot
# Predict A Riot

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit

Jun 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 7,006 Views 20 Comments

A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.

Frustrations over slow recovery as Japan marks anniversary of tsunami
# Japan
# Japan

Frustrations over slow recovery as Japan marks anniversary of tsunami

Mar 11th 2013, 11:51 AM 2,968 Views 2 Comments

Hundreds of people displaced in the Fukushima emergency have today filed a lawsuit seeking official compensation.

Japan's new PM Shinzo Abe pledges to rebuild economy, US relations
# Japan
# Japan

Japan's new PM Shinzo Abe pledges to rebuild economy, US relations

Dec 26th 2012, 6:16 PM 2,459 Views 4 Comments

Abe has pledged a hawkish agenda which will fix the economy and get tough on diplomatic issues.

Japan set to elect fifth new prime minister in five years
# Japan
# Japan

Japan set to elect fifth new prime minister in five years

Dec 16th 2012, 12:18 PM 2,867 Views 11 Comments

Shinzo Abe, who was already prime minister for a year in 2006, will return to power in a landslide victory.