Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Resigns

  • 29 Aug 2020

  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has announced his resignation owing to health reasons.
  • The 65-year-old has suffered for many years from ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Last year, he became Japan's longest serving prime minister.
  • He will remain in his post until a successor is chosen.