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Mother of Shinzo Abe assassination suspect is member of the 'Moonies,' church confirms

Abe was killed during a campaign event last week. Japanese police said the suspect mentioned a grud…

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Mass weddings and cult accusations: Who are the 'Moonies' and what is the Unification Church?

The man charged with assassinating Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cited Abe's alleged tie…

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US Ambassador to Japan calls Shinzo Abe a 'visionary' and said that his assassination is 'a shock to the culture'

"It's a shock around the world, but it's clearly a shock here in Japan, not just because gun violen…

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Shinzo Abe's assassination sends shockwaves throughout Japan because firearms are so rare that some people never 'see a gun in the open,' expert says

In 2021, Japan reportedly recorded a total of 10 shootings with one shooting death. "There is no fe…

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Videos show Shinzo Abe shooting suspect standing near him with little security moments before assassination

The former Japanese prime minister was shot twice during a campaign event on Friday morning. He die…

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Shinzo Abe assassination suspect spent 3 years in the Japanese navy and had trained with guns

Japan's former leader was shot during a speech in Nara, and died hours later. Police arrested a 41-…

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Shinzo Abe was only confirmed as speaker one day before event where he was killed, deepening questions around assassination

The former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe died on Friday after being shot while making a speech…

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67-year-old former Japan PM Shinzo Abe dies after being shot twice at an election rally

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died on Friday after he was shot while addressing an elec…

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The man arrested over the shooting of former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe told police he was 'dissatisfied' with Abe: report

A man in a grey polo shirt was seen being tackled by several men in suits after the attack, which t…

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Photos and videos show chaos on the scene after former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe was shot while giving a speech in western Japan

Abe collapsed after being shot while on the campaign trail in Nara. He sustained a gunshot wound to…

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Political leaders react to the shooting and death of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Shinzo Abe's death shocked world leaders, who described the former prime minister of Japan as an ou…

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died after being shot while campaigning in Nara

Local news outlets reported that Abe had died about six hours after he was shot while giving a spee…

Cheryl Teh   


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Shinzo Abe's suspected assassin wanted revenge against the Unification Church. Here's what growing up in the Moonies 'cult' was like.

For the Blessed children of the Unification Church, growing up in what many regard as a cult felt l…

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Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe killed during speech

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, was assassinated during a campaign speech on Ju…

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Before the killing of Shinzo Abe, Japan's last assassination was in 1960. That killer Otoya Yamaguchi has become a favorite of the American far right.

In 1960, Otoya Yamaguchi assassinated the head of Japan's Socialist Party. Decades later, he is rev…

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Japan PM's touted a 'new capitalism' aimed at narrowing income disparities. It drove Japan's stock market into an 8-day 6.8% slump.

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's hopes to tackle the economic gap received a stiff welcome w…

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A famous Japanese video game creator was falsely linked to the assassination fo Shinzo Abe. Now he says he's considering legal action.

A false claim that Hideo Kojima was linked to the killing of Shinzo Abe went viral and was repeated…

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