Japan's incoming PM and the leader of Liberal Democratic Party Abe poses with the party's newly appointed senior executives in Tokyo

 
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Japan's incoming Prime Minister and the leader of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Shinzo Abe (3rd L) poses with the party's newly appointed senior executives, during a news conference at the LDP headquarters in Tokyo December 25, 2012. Abe unveiled a new party line-up on Tuesday that includes women in key posts in an effort to show that the long-dominant party was turning over a new leaf. The party executive members are (L-R) head of the party's general council Seiko Noda, Vice President Masahiko Komura, Abe, Secretart-General Shigeru Ishiba, policy chief Sanae Takaichi and Election Bureau Director-General Takeo Kawamura. REUTERS/Issei Kato