Former Japan PM Abe 

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was unconscious and unresponsive after he was apparently shot 

Abe, 67, was apparently shot in the chest, national broadcaster NHK said, adding a man had been apprehended at the scene...

After the attack, Abe was taken to the hospital but was not awake. Local firefighters told Kyodo News that he might...

Japan has some of the toughest gun laws among the world’s top economies, and shootings there are rare...

As soon as the news came out, investors rushed to find safe places to put their money. At noon in Tokyo, the dollar bought...

Japan became more stable during Abe’s record-setting time as prime minister, which ended in 2020...

Before that, there had been six different governments, including one that he led. He helped Japan get out of a cycle...

Abe is perhaps best known for his plans to revive Japan’s flagging economy through unprecedented monetary...

He has been seen as a steady hand who has consolidated power during his record run and been able to overcome scandals...

He also worked to improve relations with China, which were at their worst in decades when he took office...