Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died after taking two shots during an election rally in the western city of Nara Friday after which he was hospitalized in a serious condition, it was reported. A man in his 40s has been arrested and a gun was seized.
Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Thursday for the 75th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing, with ceremonies downsized due to the novel coronavirus and the mayor urging nations to reject selfish nationalism and unite to fight all threats.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe admitted Monday that the 2020 Olympic Games may not go as planned due to the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, it was reported.
Carlos Ghosn's main lawyer said on Tuesday he was dumbfounded by the news of his client's sudden departure from Japan where he was out on bail ahead of a trial for financial misconduct.
Japan's government on Friday approved an eighth straight annual increase in defense spending to a record high as it buys US-made stealth fighters, interceptor missiles and other equipment to counter military build-ups by North Korea and China.
After a fun-filled weekend of golf and sumo, US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to hold formal talks on Monday, with trade and tensions with North Korea topping the agenda.
It is an “absolute priority” for the government to leave the EU by 23 May to avoid having to take part in European elections, Jeremy Hunt has said. The foreign secretary said the public would find it “hugely disappointing” to be asked to send MEPs to Brussels.
The whole world wants the UK to avoid a no-deal Brexit, Japan's PM has claimed, after talks with Theresa May. Shinzo Abe pledged total support for the withdrawal agreement she has negotiated with the EU, which faces a crunch vote in the Commons on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Paraguay Sunday afternoon to meet with President Mario Abdo Benítez and visit the local Japanese community. After a stopover in Uruguay, Abe, who became the first Japanese prime minister ever to visit Paraguay, was welcomed at the Silvio Pettirossi international airport by Foreign Minister Luis Alberto Castiglioni.
Uruguay's President Tabaré Vázquez met Sunday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Montevideo. During the encounter, both leaders signed an agreement which opened Japan's market to beef exports from the South American country after 20 years.