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Japan’s Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Gunned Down

Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe died in hospital after he was shot at a political campaign event. The 67-year-old former leader was hit as the gunman fired twice before he was tackled to the ground by security officials. The gunman, a 41-year-old suspect is now in police custody. The suspect, Tetsuya Yamagami, reportedly admitted to the shooting of the […]


Former Japan’s PM Tells China Don’t Provoke Neighbors

According to press reports, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged China not to provoke its neighbors or seek territorial expansion, saying that any Chinese military adventure could be “suicidal”. Abe, who stepped down as premier last year but is still influential as head of the largest faction of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, made the comment in a […]