Concerns surrounding the health of Abe, who turns 66 next month, have been simmering since this summer
Coronavirus pandemic set to tip Japan into deep recession this year; Bank of Japan seen easing again
Japan is expected to slip into a deep recession this year with the economy set to contract for a third straight quarter in April-June, a <em>Reuters</em> poll showed on Wednesday, as the coronavirus outbreak wreaks havoc on businesses and daily life
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe calls for two-week curbs on sports events as coronavirus looms over Games
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called for sports and cultural events to be scrapped or curtailed for two weeks as the country battles to stem coronavirus contagion amid mounting concerns the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be cancelled
US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is considering a visit to Japan this summer for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, a trip that would take him off the campaign trail as he seeks re-election.
Coronavirus outbreak: 105 new deaths reported by Chinese authorities makes a total of 1,770 in two months
Japan now has 413 confirmed cases, including 355 from a quarantined cruise ship, and one death from the virus.
US President Donald Trump's go-it-alone approach and widening global differences are overwhelming the G20 and raising questions about the relevance of the grouping, say analysts.
US president Donald Trump will hold a number of meetings with world leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping, on the sidelines of G20 meeting in Japan this week and is expected to discuss several issues, including trade.
Gujarat farmers are protesting poor compensation for their land and alleged irregularities in the state government's acquisition process.
Donald Trump looks forward to second meeting with Kim Jong-un, but says 'no rush' to see North Korea denuclearise
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un held their first meeting in Singapore in 2018, after which the White House said in a statement that Kim "reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula
Deconstructing 'quad': No need to be suspicious of mechanism to counter China, but India must not be reduced to a pawn
And India's interest lies not in a policy of blind enmity towards China (that is unworkable, illogical and counter-productive) but in a flexible approach that alternates between assertion and cooperation in accord with circumstances, while simultaneously focusing on building sustainable partnerships with 'like-minded democracies' to enhance force-structure capabilities and enforcement of rules-based order.
President Donald Trump touched down in Japan on Sunday, kicking off a grueling and consequential trip to Asia
After decisive win, Shinzo Abe pledges to tackle North Korea threat, Japan's aging population crisis
Shinzo Abe pledged on Monday to tackle what he called Japan's two national crises: the military threat from North Korea and an aging and shrinking population.
Shinzo Abe attended a ceremony on Thursday marking the anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and China as well as China's national day, in a display of his intent to improve delicate relations between the Asian neighbors.
After North Korea's belligerent statements, US flexes muscles by sending warplanes north of demilitarised zone
US bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told the media that China is opposed to any foreign investment in the "disputed areas".
Japan calls North Korea nuclear test 'extremely unforgivable', files protest with country's Beijing embassy
Japan confirmed that North Korea had conducted a nuclear test today, and lodged a formal protest with Pyongyang after a major explosion at the isolated nation's main test site.
North Korea develops hydrogen bomb with 'great destructive powers': Trump, Abe discuss escalating 'nuclear crisis'
North Korea said on Sunday it has developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses “great destructive power”
Donald Trump declared that the US had run out of patience with North Korea over its weapons drive,
London: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday called North Korea's test-fire of a ballistic missile "absolutely unacceptable" and a "grave threat to our country". Speaking in London, Abe called upon the international community, in particular China, to "show solidarity" in formulating a response.
Tokyo: Tokyo's main subway system suspended its service for 10 minutes this morning, shortly after North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile. It was the first time Tokyo Metro took such a step, following the adoption of new rules this month to stop trains and check for safety in response to news of any missile launches that can potentially hit Japan, local media said.