Shinzo Abe

Shinzō Abe (安倍 晋三, Abe Shinzō, IPA: [abe ɕiɴzoː]; born 21 September 1954) is the Prime Minister of Japan, re-elected to the position in December 2012. Abe is also the President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and chairman of the Oyagaku propulsion parliamentary group.

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Japanese PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine

Tokyo, Oct 17

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday sent a ritual offering to the notorious war-linked Yasukuni Shrine on the occasion of the country's annual autumn festival.

Modi to address mega show of anxious BJP workers

Ahmedabad, Oct 16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is seen as the last big hope for an embattled BJP in the Gujarat Assembly elections where the party faces the electorate for the first time without him as the Chief Minister, is expected to address a massive gathering of party workers and announce a litany of new projects on Monday.

Pradhan to visit Japan for LNG meet, ink cooperation on gas

New Delhi, Oct 15

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will leave on Monday for a three-day visit to Japan where he will also sign an agreement with the island nation to cooperate in jointly developing a "liquid and flexible global LNG market" sharing technical knowhow in the area, an official said on Sunday.

Indian Naval Ships visit Japan

New Delhi, Oct 12

Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt reached Japan's Sasebo on Thursday, and will be there till October 15 in pursuance of India's 'Act East Policy', an official statement said.

Campaigning for snap poll begins in Japan

Tokyo, Oct 10

Campaigning for Japan's snap elections slated for October 22 officially started on Tuesday as new political parties entered the fray.

Japan congratulates Nobel winner Kazuo Ishiguro

Tokyo, Oct 6

The Japanese government on Friday congratulated Japanese-born British author Kazuo Ishiguro for winning the Nobel Prize for Literature.

N.Korea threatens Japan with nuclear destruction

Pyongyang, Oct 3

North Korea on Tuesday threatened Japan with nuclear destructions in response to Tokyo's attempts to convince the international community to reject dialogue in favour of applying more pressure on Pyongyang.

Japan PM dissolves parliament for snap election

Tokyo, Sep 28

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday dissolved the lower house of parliament ahead of a snap election.

Japanese PM calls for snap election

Tokyo, Sep 25

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election as he seeks to secure a stronger mandate to overcome "a national crisis" amid rising threats from North Korea.

Japanese PM calls for snap election

Tokyo, Sep 25

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election this year, the media reported.

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    September 25, 2017

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    September 22, 2017

    New York: South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L), U.S. President Donald Trump (4th from R, back row) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R), as well as officials from the three countries hold a trilateral luncheon meeting in New York on Sept. 21, 2017, on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. The three leaders vowed to exert maximum pressure and sanctions on North Korea to force it back to the dialogue table.

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    September 21, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 21, 2017 - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Front) addresses the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly on the second day of the general debate at the UN headquarters in New York, on Sept. 20, 2017.