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Japanese Prime Minister Set To Step Down On Friday

AP | Posted 10.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — Japan's unpopular leader Naoto Kan is expected to resign Friday, fulfilling a promise to step down after parliament approved two key pie...

Naoto Kan To Become Japan's Prime Minister

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — Naoto Kan, the straight-talking populist named Japan's new prime minister, faces a host of daunting tasks, from reviving the nation's st...

Japan PM Resigns To Avoid "Political Vacuum"

AP | JOSEPH COLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOKYO — Japan's chronically unpopular prime minister abruptly resigned Monday after a yearlong struggle with a deadlocked parliament, leaving th...