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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday pledged to keep alive his plans to amend the country’s pacifist constitution, despite failing to secure a “supermajority” in upper house elections.
A Japanese Minister, Yoshitaka Sakurada, in charge of the Government’s cybersecurity strategy has drawn controversy after admitting that he has never used a computer.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party Thursday, setting him on course to become Japan’s longest-serving premier and realise his dream of reforming the constitution.
Shinzo Abe confirmed Sunday he would run in his ruling party's leadership election, putting him on track to become Japan's longest-serving premier and bolstering his dream of reforming the constitution.
A Japanese lawmaker has come under fire after saying women should have several children or risk becoming a burden on the state.
President Vladimir Putin who won in a presidential election in February, spent 399.8 million rubles (6.8 million dollars) on his campaign, the Russian Central Election Commission’s (CEC) data released Thursday shows.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia said on Friday that the large-scale civic participation and unification of the Russian people, as well as the fact that they act responsibly are very important against the backdrop of internal and external challenges.
The Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) said eight candidates in the 2018 Russian presidential election spent 1.63 billion rubles ($28 million) on campaigning.
Japan's embattled prime minister hit back at critics on Monday over a favouritism and cover-up scandal that has seen his popularity plunge and loosened his iron grip on power.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday remained-steadfast that he and his wife were not involved in discount-land-sale-deal that has seen the opposition call for the resignation of key-ally and Finance Minister Taro Aso.
Japan’s finance ministry on Monday acknowledged that documents in a suspected cronyism scandal had been doctored.
Obviously, "all options are on the table" is precisely the sort of threat of the use of force that Japan's post-World War II constitution explicitly bans.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged North Korea to give up its nuclear ambition Tuesday, saying the move will ensure a bright future for it.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a landslide win in Japan's upcoming election, the latest survey suggested Monday, as a new party founded by Tokyo's popular governor loses momentum.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is heading for a two-thirds majority in Japan's forthcoming election, surveys suggested Thursday, as a new party founded by popular Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike runs out of steam.
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Dozens of Turkish bar associations are threatening to boycott President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s planned ceremony to open the judicial year at the presidential palace, saying it would be another violation of the judiciary’s independence.
Four people have died and nine were injured after being attacked by a patient in a psychiatric hospital, Romanian press reports said Sunday.
The senator representing Abia-South senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, by members identified as the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Mr Eli Humoshe, the father of the 24-year-old Edmond Eli who regained his vision after 21 years said his son who missed school over the years would be enrolled for adult education.
As part of its investigation into the N1.2bn duty tour allowance fraud in the Federal Inland Revenue Service, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has commenced a forensic analysis of the bank accounts of the staff members.
The socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned the Igbo people, especially the youths against heating up the polity by discussing the 2023 presidential election, saying it was too early for such move, even when the 2019 election outcome is still being contested in court.
Two soldiers and a two-year-old girl were killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants in the southern Philippines as the country marked the feast of Eid al-Adha, the military said on Tuesday.
Harry Maguire may be the most expensive defender in world football, but the £80 million ($96m) man is no Rio Ferdinand, says former Manchester United midfielder Kleberson.
Ben Iroha, a former Nigeria left-wing-back has applauded Gernot Rohr for recalling Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho to the Super Eagles, but chides the left-footed forward to grab the opportunity with both hands after missing the final cut for the AFCON 2019 finals in Egypt following a dip in form.
The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, a seasoned model and fashion designer, has appealed to Nigerians to increase their votes and likes for him at the ongoing 2019 Mr World contest.