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Renho becomes first female leader of Japan’s main opposition

Renho becomes first female leader of Japan’s main opposition

Renho (single name), deputy chief of the Democratic Party, delivers her speech during the opposition party’s leadership election in Tokyo on Thursday, September 15, 2016. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) Renho, […]

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Yuriko Koike becomes Tokyo’s first female governor

Yuriko Koike becomes Tokyo’s first female governor

Japan’s former Defense Minister Yuriko Koike, center, takes a deep bow as her supporters celebrate her landslide victory in the gubernatorial election with Banzai cheers at her election headquarters in […]

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LDP Maintains Majority With Win in Lowest Election Turnout for Over 50 Years

LDP Maintains Majority With Win in Lowest Election Turnout for Over 50 Years

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Victorious Prime Minister Shinzo Abe poses for photographers as early returns from Sunday’s general election indicate a landslide victory by […]

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Kenji Eda Co-leader of the Japan Innovation Party

Kenji Eda Co-leader of the Japan Innovation Party

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Kenji Eda, co-leader of Japan Innovation Party, speaks during a news conference at Tokyo’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club […]

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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Dissolves Parliament

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Dissolves Parliament

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, exchanges words with his fellow party members before he dissolves the […]