With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to slain Abe at state funeral
Thousands of mourners flooded to the funeral venue from early morning, forcing organisers to open the hall half an hour early.
Azmin to represent PM at funeral for Japan's Shinzo Abe
Mohamed Azmin Ali will also extend condolences to Abe’s spouse, Akie Abe, at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo.
Japanese man sets himself on fire in apparent protest of ex-PM's state funeral
Public sentiment was narrowly in favour of a state funeral at the time it was announced, shortly after Shinzo Abe's death, but opinion has shifted sharply.
Japan police chief wants to resign over Abe shooting
Japanese officials, including Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, have acknowledged flaws in the security around Shinzo Abe's appearance at the election campaign event.
With Japan's ex-PM Abe pale and lifeless, a doctor at the scene prayed for a miracle
Shingo Nakaoka tells of efforts to save the former premier following the shooting on July 8.
Japan readies sombre farewell to slain Abe, its longest-serving premier
Shinzo Abe's killing by an unemployed man wielding a homemade gun stunned a nation where both gun crime and political violence are extremely rare.
Japan's ruling party secures strong win after Abe assassination
Even before the former prime minister's murder, the LDP and Komeito were expected to cement their majority, though the final number of seats will be scrutinised for signs of whether the attack bolstered support for them.
Japan ruling party set for strong election showing after Abe killing
As the nation mourns, both the LDP and its junior coalition partner Komeito could gain from a potential wave of sympathy votes.
Japan mourns as body of assassinated ex-PM Abe returns to Tokyo
The man accused of shooting Abe is in custody, with police saying he had confessed to assassinating the former premier, motivated by a belief Abe was linked to an unspecified group.
Abe assassination raises questions about security for VIPs in Japan
Dignitaries in Japan often travel with modest security details focused mainly on direct physical threats rather than being protected by the heavily-armed personnel braced for firearms attacks seen in places like the US.
In condolence message, Agong recalls meeting with Japan's Abe
The king says Shinzo Abe's death is a huge loss to Japan and its people.
Former Japan PM Abe dies after shooting
This is the first assassination of a sitting or former Japanese premier since the days of pre-war militarism in the 1930s.