Shinzo Abe

The Japanese Prime Minister was Evacuated because of an Explosion Nearby

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has resumed his election campaign. He was earlier evacuated from a speech venue after a man threw a smoke bomb at him. Kishida is unharmed, no one was injured in the incident. Police arrested a suspect in the attack. The incident happened in the western port city of Wakayama.

Çavuşoğlu to represent Türkiye in Queen’s funeral

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has announced that he will be representing his country at the funeral of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19.

"I will visit the U.K. capital, London, on Monday and participate [in the funeral of the Queen] as a representative of Türkiye," he said on Sept. 14.

Unification Church says Abe shooting suspect’s mother is member

The mother of the man accused of murdering Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe over a grudge against an organisation belongs to the Unification Church, the group said Monday.

Police investigating Tetsuya Yamagami on suspicion of murder have said he targeted Abe because he believed he was linked to a particular group, without naming the organisation.

Vučić: I received the news of the tragic death of Abe with sadness and disbelief

The condolence telegram, among other things, says: "It was with sadness and disbelief that I received the news of the tragic death of Shinzo Abe, an exceptional statesman and man, who, with his serious and responsible approach to the political challenges of his time, left a special legacy on the global political scene."

Abe died

The news was reported by numerous world media and agencies, including Japanese state media.
Abe was shot in the chest and back, and his assailant was arrested after the shooting. Abe was seriously wounded and did not show any signs of life on the spot. Doctors at the hospital where he was taken said Abe arrived with low consciousness and signs of life.