Japan's Abe announces snap election amid worries over North Korea
Monday, 25 September 2017 TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime MinisterShinzo Abe said he would dissolve parliament's lower house on Thursday for a snap election, seeking a mandate to stick to his tough stance towards a volatile North Korea and rebalance the social security system.
As President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un continue to volley on Twitter, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced a snap election in an effort to reiterate his tough position toward what is increasingly becoming a volatile situation. Abe has been in power for five years, some believe...
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s leader has pledged to tackle what he called Japan’s two national crises, the military threat from North Korea and an aging and... Seattle Times - WorldAlso reported by •Zee News •All India Radio
Abe called the election last month, partly in a quest for a stronger mandate in support of his policy of applying maximum pressure on Pyongyang in coordination... CNSNews.com - USAlso reported by •Wall Street Journal
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, buoyed by a huge election win for lawmakers who favor revising Japan's post-war, pacifist constitution, is likely to... Reuters - Front PageAlso reported by •thisismoney.co.uk •Reuters India •DNA •Wall Street Journal