Shinzo Abe shot

A look at Shinzo Abe’s life

Born into a prominent political family, Shinzo Abe, who was shot at a campaign event Friday in western Japan, had been the country’s longest-serving prime minister.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Akie and Shinzo Abe: A loving relationship despite often opposing views

It must have felt like an eternity. One can only guess at what went through the mind of Mrs Akie Abe on Friday (July 8) as she endured the long journey by train from halfway across the country to arrive at her husband's side in a Nara prefecture hospital, where doctors struggled in vain to save him after he was shot.

July 8, 2022
July 8, 2022

A look at Shinzo Abe’s life

Born into a prominent political family, Shinzo Abe, who was shot at a campaign event Friday in western Japan, had been the country’s longest-serving prime minister.

July 8, 2022
July 8, 2022

Japan’s ex-PM Shinzo Abe dead after being shot

Former Japanese leader Shinzo Abe died on Friday (July 8), hours after he was shot during a rally speech in Nara prefecture in western Japan.