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New Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga gets word out: He supports Tokyo Olympics next year
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New Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga gets word out: He supports Tokyo Olympics next year

Yoshiro Mori, the head of the local organising committee and also a former prime minister, said Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has a "strong commitment" to the Tokyo Olympics.

Yoshihide Suga formally elected as Japan's new prime minister, succeeds long-serving leader Shinzo Abe
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Yoshihide Suga formally elected as Japan's new prime minister, succeeds long-serving leader Shinzo Abe

Suga said he will appoint 'reform-minded, hard-working people' to the new Cabinet. About half of the members in the Abe Cabinet are expected to be retained or shifted to different ministerial posts

Reformist who breaks territorial barriers of bureaucracy: Yoshihide Suga set to be new Japan Prime Minister
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Reformist who breaks territorial barriers of bureaucracy: Yoshihide Suga set to be new Japan Prime Minister

Under Abe's first administration in 2006, Suga headed the internal affairs ministry, where he introduced a hometown tax programme, offering tax deductions for those who donate money to local municipalities

Shinzo Abe's landslide win marks an inflection point in India-Japan bilateral relationship
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Shinzo Abe's landslide win marks an inflection point in India-Japan bilateral relationship

Shinzo Abe's win landslide electoral win comes at an important time in Asian geopolitics and is likely to mark an inflection point in Japan's bilateral relationship with India. No Japanese premier has invested so much in institutionalising the ties, and no Indian prime minister before Narendra Modi has reciprocated with so much gusto. The reasons behind firming up of the ties just became stronger.

After storming to 'super-majority' vote win, Japan's Shinzo Abe targets North Korea
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After storming to 'super-majority' vote win, Japan's Shinzo Abe targets North Korea

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stormed to a landslide "super-majority" in snap Japanese elections, near complete projections showed Monday, with the hardline nationalist immediately pledging to "deal firmly" with North Korea.

Japan goes to poll in snap election; Prime Minister Shinzo Abe likely to win fresh mandate
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Japan goes to poll in snap election; Prime Minister Shinzo Abe likely to win fresh mandate

Millions braved typhoon in Japan a snap election likely to hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fresh mandate to revive the world's third-largest economy

After IS threatens to kill Japanese hostages, PM Abe vows to 'save' them
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After IS threatens to kill Japanese hostages, PM Abe vows to 'save' them

The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to save the men

Japan PM Abe loses popularity as allegations of misuse of funds rise
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Japan PM Abe loses popularity as allegations of misuse of funds rise

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's honeymoon with Japan's voters is fading as scandals and a slowing economic recovery take a toll on his popularity and hinder progress on his policy agenda.

Concerns over Fukushima: Japan PM promises to act soon
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Concerns over Fukushima: Japan PM promises to act soon

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday the government will take prompt, comprehensive steps to clean up the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant amid growing concerns about the plant operator's ability to handle it.