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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end, PM Abe stays silent on wartime hostilities

Abe has increasingly sought to whitewash Japan’s brutal past since taking office in December 2012

16 Aug 2020 9:48 AM

Impossible to postpone Olympics again: Tokyo Games chief

When Mori asked PM Shinzo Abe whether Japan should consider a two-year postponement, the latter said "one year is the way to go"

23 Apr 2020 12:08 PM

Tokyo 2020 asks IOC to remove Abe comment regarding Olympic costs

Abe comments became the bone of contention between the Olympic organising partners as the IOC site suggested Japan would bear entire costs

21 Apr 2020 2:44 PM

No clarity yet on how cost of postponing Olympics will be shared with Japan: IOC

There were reports that prime minister Abe had agreed that Japan would shoulder the cost amounting to around $3 billion

21 Apr 2020 9:42 AM

IT'S OFFICIAL: TOKYO OLYMPICS POSTPONED

Japan, Olympics chief agree to postpone 2020 Games by one year as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic

24 Mar 2020 7:04 PM

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Shinzo Abe and Thomas Bach to discuss the way forward for Tokyo Games

Tuesday's telephonic call also oncludes Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, organising committee chief Yoshiro Mori and Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto

24 Mar 2020 1:55 PM

Public opinion appears to be growing in Japan against Tokyo Olympics

Poll released by Japan's Kyodo news agency showed 69.9 percent of respondents believe Tokyo will not be able to hold the Games as scheduled

16 Mar 2020 3:42 PM

India-Japan ties: Can Modi, Abe go beyond personal chemistry?

Prime Minister Abe, who comes from a respected political family, is adept at political diplomacy.

31 Oct 2018 12:18 AM

Japan to halt missile attack drills after Trump-Kim summit, reports Kyodo

Japan is eyeing meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, government sources said week ago.

21 Jun 2018 5:32 PM

Trump threatens to send '25 million Mexicans' to Japan: report

Reportedly, when the topic turned to Iran and terrorism, Trump also took aim at France saying that 'all the terrorists are in Paris.'

16 Jun 2018 12:17 PM

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New father takes company to court for paternity harassment in Japan

Wood returned to work five months after birth and recovery of his son and that's when the harassment started, he says.

06 Jun 2018 10:51 AM

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