World Jul 10

Japan holds upper house election
Japan votes in pivotal election after Abe assassination

Exit polls for the election for the parliament's upper house showed Abe's governing party certain to win a major victory, possibly propelled by what is seen as a wave of sympathy votes in a country still reeling from the shock…

World Jul 09

A prayer ceremony for Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Ahmedabad
As Japan mourns, Abe’s death raises security questions

Abe was shot in the western city of Nara on Friday and airlifted to a hospital but died of blood loss. Police arrested the attacker, a former member of Japan's navy, at the scene. Police confiscated his homemade gun and…