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Japan PM Shinzo Abe dissolves Parliament, calls snap election
The ruling party faces a growing challenge from a new party launched by Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike Last Updated at September 28, 2017 10:52 IST
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe calls snap election
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called an election a year early and will dissolve parliament on Thursday. He seeks a fresh term at the helm of the world's third-largest economy as tensions with nearby North Korea reach fever-pitch.
 News on Air3 weeks ago
Abe on course for landslide win in Japan vote: poll
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a landslide win in Japan's upcoming election, the latest survey suggested today, as a new party founded by Tokyo's popular governor loses momentum.Abe's conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is projected to win ...
 Business Standard1 day ago
Abe nears two-thirds majority in Japan election: polls
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is heading for a two-thirds majority in Japan's forthcoming election, surveys suggested today, as a new party founded by popular Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike runs out of steam.Abe's conservative Liberal Democratic ...
 Business Standard5 days ago
Interview: Tokyo governor says wouldn't visit Yasukuni Shrine if she became PM
By Ami Miyazaki and Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, whose new conservative party is challenging Japan's ruling bloc in an Oct. 22 election, said on Friday she would not visit the controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead if she ever ...
 Sify1 week ago
British PM Theresa May faces plot to topple her, says former party chairman
May's authority was already diminished by her decision to call a snap election in June that lost her party its majority in parliament days before Brexit talks opened.
 DNA1 week ago
Japanese PM calls for snap election
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election this year, the media reported.In a national address, Abe said he would also dissolve parliament's lower house on Thursday to "seek the mandate of the people immediately", reports CNN.The ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
Bullet trains and more: Modi, Abe's big plans
'Modi and Abe are working seriously for India-Japan bonhomie to grow stronger.''It is a win-win situation for both countries and the future look promising,' says Rajaram Panda, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations India Chair Visiting Professor at Reitaku University, Japan. IMAGE: December 2015: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi and his Japanese counterpart Abe Shinzo at the Ganga Aarti at the Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi.   India-Japan ties are destined to scale another height with ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago


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