Japan PM Aso under pressure to quit ahead of poll.


Moves in Japan’s long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to oust unpopular Prime Minister Taro Aso ahead of this year’s election are likely to heat up.

The LDP is in danger of losing the general election to the opposition Democratic Party of Japan, ending more than half a century of almost unbroken rule.

Below are some scenarios of how Japan’s political saga could play out. A general election must be held no later than October.

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