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'Truly heartbreaking': World leaders react to the murder of Shinzo Abe
From Brussels to New Delhi, heads of state and governments have expressed their deep shock and sadness over the tragic news.
Shinzo Abe: Assassinated former PM leaves divided legacy for Japan
The statesman was shot on Friday as he gave a campaign speech in the west of the country.
Yoshihide Suga formally elected Japan's prime minister, succeeding Abe
Long seen as Abe's right-hand man, Suga has promised to pursue his predecessor's unfinished policies and prioritise fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Yoshihide Suga set to become Japanese prime minister after party vote
The Liberal Democratic party's vote came after Shinzo Abe stepped down due to health concerns.
Japan's Shinzo Abe back to hospital over health worries
The Japanese prime minister's spokespeople said that it was a routine check-up.
Nagasaki pleads for nuclear ban on 75th anniversary of US bombing
"The true horror of nuclear weapons has not yet been adequately conveyed to the world at large", said Nagasaki's mayor Tomihisa Taue.
Japanese cities empty after government toughens coronavirus measures
Police have been out in force on the streets of the Japanese capital to ensure people comply with toughened new measures against the spread of coronavirus.
'We must navigate the explosive trade issues,' says Japan's ambassador
"We must navigate the explosive trade issues", says Japan's ambassador to the EU ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka
Donald Trump inspects Japan's largest warship on state visit
US President Donald Trump inspected Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, during a state visit to the country.
Akie Abe and Melania Trump enjoy flute concert at Akasaka Palace
Melanie Trump and Akie Abe attended a cultural event at the Akasaka Palace on Sunday during Trump's four-day official visit to Japan.
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Trump offers US visit to Kim Jong-un if Singapore summit a success
But the US president reiterates that if the talks do not go well, he will walk.
World leaders react to Kim Jong Un's suspension of nuclear weapons tests
Diplomats and politicians welcom the move as a good first step
Japan: Emperor Akihito set to abdicate in April 2019
He will become the first Japanese emperor to abdicate in more than 200 years, having expressed fears that old age and failing health might make it hard for him to fulfil his duties
Trump dumps full box of fish food into Japanese koi pond
The US President showed off an interesting technique while feeding carps with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Trump and Abe talk trade and golf tactics at start of Asian tour
The US president's visit to Asia is the longest tour by an American leader in a quarter of a century
Japan election: Abe hails massive win, but what now for the country's pacifist constitution?
Buoyed by his big election win, Shinzo Abe has vowed strong “counter-measures” against North Korea. The victory saw the Japanese PM retain his
Japan: Shinzo Abe heads for big election win
The ruling coalition of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a big win in the country’s general election. According to one
Abe dissolves Japan's parliament & sets Oct 22 election date
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has set an Oct 22 election date and dissolved parliament.
Japan PM Abe calls snap election amid North Korea crisis
Abe said his decision to call a snap election would not distract his government from responding to North Korean threats
Putin and Abe agree North Korea is a threat to peace
In talks, the Russian and Japanese leaders agreed that North Korea threatened regional peace and global nuclear non-proliferation but didn't agree on a way forward
May's charm offensive in Japan
British Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to signal the UK can remain a valuable trade partner even after it leaves the EU.
Japan agrees with US 'more action needed' on North Korea
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a phone call with US President Trump but the two leaders 'did not discuss military action'.
UK PM May meets Japan's Abe to discuss Brexit fallout
The British prime minister is hosting her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at her official Chequers residence
Putin and Abe in call to defuse tensions over North Korea
Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe have called on North Korea and other countries to avoid antagonising tensions around Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.
The US talks trade with Tokyo
The US vice president is in Japan for talks. Mike Pence is also hoping to reassure Tokyo, a key ally, amid rising tensions over North Korea.