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#Shinzo Abe

# shinzo-abe - Saturday 30 November, 2019

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

The isolated state also called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the “most stupid man ever known in history”.

# shinzo-abe - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests

The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.

# shinzo-abe - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Medical school altered test scores to keep women out

The university began lowering test scores of female applicants when results showed an increasing number of women winning places.

# shinzo-abe - Monday 6 November, 2017

Trump says military options on the table, warns 'strategic patience' with North Korea is over

The US President was on message with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a trip to the far east.

# shinzo-abe - Monday 23 October, 2017

Japan's Abe storms to 'super-majority', promises to 'deal firmly' with North Korea

The 66-year-old is on course to become the country’s longest serving premier.

# shinzo-abe - Monday 25 September, 2017

Japan's prime minister calls snap election

Shinzo Abe hopes to capitalise on a weak and fractured opposition to sweep back into power.

# shinzo-abe - Sunday 17 September, 2017

India is set to get its first bullet train thanks to Japan

A 500km journey will be cut from eight hours to just over two hours when services start.

# shinzo-abe - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Japanese PM offers 'everlasting condolences' but holds back from full apology at Pearl Harbor

He and President Obama laid wreathes at the site of the attack.

# shinzo-abe - Thursday 17 September, 2015

WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl... over pacifism

The government took a surprise vote on a law that would allow Japan’s military to fight overseas.

# shinzo-abe - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Japan's PM criticised for not apologising for forcing women into sex trade

South Korea’s President said that he felt the speech left “much to be desired”.

# shinzo-abe - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Enda take note... It's never a good idea for a leader to play with paper firemen on TV

Japanese Twitter users have been howling in derision, after their prime minister used paper models to explain new laws.

# shinzo-abe - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.

# shinzo-abe - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip

Enda Kenny will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe along with a round of business meetings in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.

# shinzo-abe - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Kenny jets to Japan for five day visit aimed at building closer economic ties

The Taoiseach’s trip is aimed at improving business links in the ICT, financial services and agri-food sectors.

# shinzo-abe - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Enda Kenny to meet Japanese PM in a bid to strengthen trade

Prime Minister Abe is visiting Ireland following his participation in the G8 Summit in Lough Erne on Monday and Tuesday.

# shinzo-abe - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap G8

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap

It’s known as the family photo. Some family.

# shinzo-abe - Monday 17 June, 2013

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders G8

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders

Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask G8

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask

A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?

# shinzo-abe - Monday 3 June, 2013

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit Predict A Riot This post contains images

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit

A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.

# shinzo-abe - Monday 11 March, 2013

Frustrations over slow recovery as Japan marks anniversary of tsunami

Hundreds of people displaced in the Fukushima emergency have today filed a lawsuit seeking official compensation.

# shinzo-abe - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Japan's new PM Shinzo Abe pledges to rebuild economy, US relations

Abe has pledged a hawkish agenda which will fix the economy and get tough on diplomatic issues.

# shinzo-abe - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Japan set to elect fifth new prime minister in five years

Shinzo Abe, who was already prime minister for a year in 2006, will return to power in a landslide victory.