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Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest serving PM amid economic slump, allegations of cronyism and violating election laws
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Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest serving PM amid economic slump, allegations of cronyism and violating election laws

Shinzo Abe has led his ruling coalition to six national election victories since returning, surviving allegations of cronyism and scandals over falsified data by bureaucrats.

Japan snap election: Shinzo Abe, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike draw battle lines on North Korea, tax reform and nuclear power
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Japan snap election: Shinzo Abe, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike draw battle lines on North Korea, tax reform and nuclear power

Election campaigning began in earnest in Japan on Tuesday with conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe aiming to shake off suspected cronyism scandals and repulse the challenge f

Japan's opposition party elects Renho as their first woman leader
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Japan's opposition party elects Renho as their first woman leader

Renho, has been a Upper House lawmaker representing Tokyo since 2004.

Japanese parliament re-elects Shinzo Abe as Prime Minister
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Japanese parliament re-elects Shinzo Abe as Prime Minister

Abe won 328 votes out of the 470 cast by lawmakers in a special session of the lower house Wednesday.

Japan elections: As campaigning ramps up, here are the stakes
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Japan elections: As campaigning ramps up, here are the stakes

The leader of the largest opposition party, Banri Kaieda of the Democratic Party of Japan, asked if people were better off two years after Abe took office in December 2012.

Ahead of Japan elections, Abe's party takes lead in opinion polls
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Ahead of Japan elections, Abe's party takes lead in opinion polls

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party showed a strong lead in opinion polls released on Monday ahead of Japan's general election next month, despite a majority of respondents giving a thumbs down to his economic blitz.

As Japan heads for polls, PM Shinzo Abe's support at lowest ever
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As Japan heads for polls, PM Shinzo Abe's support at lowest ever

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is at its lowest since he took office and more than a third of voters think his economic policies have failed, a survey showed on Friday, the day he is set to dissolve parliament and call a snap election.

Japan's voters and their question for Abe: Why call for polls now?
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Japan's voters and their question for Abe: Why call for polls now?

Abe took office pledging to reboot Japan's economy with hyper-easy monetary policy, spending and reform.

Dozens quit Japan's ruling party in blow to PM
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Dozens quit Japan's ruling party in blow to PM

A powerful member of Japan's ruling party and dozens of his followers have decided to quit the group and will likely form their own rival bloc, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda.

Not so popular or powerful: Japan PM faces many feuds
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Not so popular or powerful: Japan PM faces many feuds

Noda was not the most popular of the candidates with the public nor did he have the strongest support base inside the party, which remains divided by personal feuds and policy disputes two years after sweeping to power with promises to change how Japan is governed.