Japanese former leader Abe honoured at divisive state funeral

Akie Abe, widow of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, right, hands off her husband's remains to Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during the state funeral at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, on Sept. 27, 2022. (Eugene Hoshiko / AP) Akie Abe, widow of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, right, hands off her husband's remains to Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during the state funeral at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, on Sept. 27, 2022. (Eugene Hoshiko / AP)

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