Shinzo Abe

Ex-Japan PM Shinzo Abe given Netaji Award 2022 

Consul General of Japan in Kolkata Nakamura Yutaka received the honour on behalf of Abe.

published on : 23rd January 2022

China lashes out at Shinzo Abe over former leader's Taiwan warning

Despite strong economic and cultural links and Beijing's insistence that Taiwan must eventually be unified with it, only a small percentage of Taiwanese support such a union.

published on : 1st December 2021

Donald Trump arrives in New York ahead of UN assembly, to meet Japan PM Shinzo Abe

North Korea and Iran are set to dominate the UN General Assembly, where Trump will be in the spotlight as he continues to upend global diplomacy.

published on : 24th September 2018

Japan PM Shinzo Abe: Shrewd diplomat in for the long haul

Abe, who turns 64 on Friday, has visited nearly 80 countries and regions and held hundreds of summit meetings over the past five years as he vows to engage 'more proactively in diplomacy'.

published on : 20th September 2018

Japan's Shinzo Abe cruises to party vote win, to stay as Prime Minister

The win effectively hands Abe three more years as PM, giving him the chance of breaking the record for the nation's longest-serving premiership held by Taro Katsura.

published on : 20th September 2018

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe aims to rewrite constitution in third term

The 63-year-old Abe, prime minister since December 2012, could also become Japan's longest-serving leader with a historic third term.

published on : 14th September 2018

Trump-Kim summit 'indispensable' for resolving North Korea crisis: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

On Friday Trump said it was possible the summit could still go ahead, perhaps even on June 12 as originally planned. 

published on : 25th May 2018

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe weighing talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Japan is considering a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, local media reported, as diplomatic efforts to engage Pyongyang ramp up.

published on : 14th March 2018

All you need to know about Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's cronyism scandal

The complex scandal appears to have dented Abe's popularity as he attempts to win re-election as head of his ruling party in September.

published on : 12th March 2018

Japan ministry admits altering documents in scandal dogging PM Shinzo Abe

Abe and his finance minister Taro Aso face mounting pressure over the scandal, which has resurfaced in recent days with allegations that officials altered key evidence to parliament.

published on : 12th March 2018

Japan PM Shinzo Abe hails North Korea talks on basis of denuclearisation

Japan's prime minister on Friday welcomed the surprise announcement of a summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un by the end of May.

published on : 9th March 2018

US to unveil toughest yet-sanctions on North Korea, says Vice President Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday after talks with Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe on the threat posed by Pyongyang.

published on : 7th February 2018

10 top glorious moments Donald Trump gifted the internet in 2017

Here are ten moments from one year of Donald Trump's presidency which will stimulate laughter and a subsequent panic attack thinking about the world's future.

published on : 27th December 2017

North Korea missile tests are 'imminent threat': Japan

North Korea's missile tests are an "imminent threat" to Japan, the Japanese parliament declared Monday, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said talking to the reclusive state was meaningless.

published on : 4th December 2017

North Korea confirms missile launch, says can strike anywhere in US

The missile was fired into the Sea of Japan and flew for more than 900 km and reached a height of 4,000 km, which is the highest a North Korean missile has flown to date.

published on : 29th November 2017
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