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28 Aug 2020
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems, in a development that kicks off a leadership contest in the world's third-largest economy. "I have decided to step down from the post of the prime minister," he told a press conference.
18 Aug 2020
Coronavirus fears meant only a limited audience could attend the ceremony marking Japan's World War II surrender. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged never to repeat the tragedy of war, but stopped short of an apology.
17 Oct 2019
Days after the powerful typhoon Hagibis, the death toll has risen and many are still without homes or power. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the government was considering an additional fund to support relief efforts.
1 Sep 2019
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea has damaged trust by ending an intelligence-sharing agreement. He said he would work closely with the US for regional peace.
13 Jun 2019
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a rare friend of both Donald Trump and Iran’s leaders, urged Tehran on Wednesday to avoid conflict at all costs and pledged to do his utmost to ease tensions that have threatened to plunge the Middle East into renewed chaos.
2 Jun 2019
Tobias Harris, senior vice president at Teneo, examines the takeaways on trade from President Donald Trump's meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
27 May 2019
US President Donald Trump tees off with "golf buddy" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the pair relax before official talks likely to touch on trade and North Korea.
26 May 2019
Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo.
4 May 2019
Bloomberg's Amanda Lang and Taylor Riggs report on the interesting souvenir Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe picked up recently in Canada.
30 Oct 2018
China and Japan capped a restoration of ties with agreements on everything from currency swaps to ocean rescue. Shinzo Abe became the first Japanese prime minister to pay an official visit to China in seven years, and met Premier Li Keqiang and President Xi Jinping.
11 Sep 2018
Yorizumi Watanabe, professor at Keio University, discusses the meeting between Shinzo Abe and Vladimir Putin and what could come out of the meeting.
20 Apr 2018
Scandals have cast doubts on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ability to stay as leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, raising questions over the future of Abenomics.

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