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Japan PM Abe dissolves lower house, calls for early election amid North Korea tension

Abe’s personal ratings have risen to around 50 percent from around 30 percent in July, partly to back his leadership amid N Korea crisis.

28 Sep 2017 11:01 AM

Amid North Korea tensions, Japan's Abe calls for snap election

If re-elected, it would be Abe's fourth term at the helm of the world's third top economy.

25 Sep 2017 3:13 PM