Shinzo Abe, powerful former Japan PM, leaves divided legacy • FRANCE 24 English

Shinzo Abe was a political blueblood groomed for power. Japan’s longest serving prime minister, he was also perhaps the most polarizing, complex politician in recent Japanese history.

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‘Shinzo Abe was killed because…’: Attacker tells cops why he shot ex-Japan PM

Ex-Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died after being shot during a political event. Japanese media quoted police sources – The killer was ‘dissatisfied’ with ex-PM. The 41-yr-old killer reportedly served in the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force. Japanese police – Shinzo Abe shooting suspect said he used a handmade gun. Officials said explosives were found at the shooter’s residence.