Shinzo Abe

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe resigns, clearing way for successor

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, long seen as Mr Abe’s right-hand man, has been named as his successor.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe resigning for health reasons

The prime minister made a hospital visit for the second week in a row on Monday

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe taken to hospital for 'check-up’

The Prime Minister's aides insist it was a regular check-up.