Dozens quit Japan`s ruling party in blow to PM

Ichiro Ozawa and about 50 of his allies submitted their resignations from the Democratic Party of Japan.

Japan political power broker acquitted in scandal

Ichiro Ozawa, a veteran Japanese lawmaker, had engineered the ruling party`s rise to power.

Japan powerbroker Ozawa ready to challenge PM: Report

Ichiro Ozawa is considering backing a no-confidence motion against PM Naoto Kan.

Japan PM candidates woo undecided MPs before vote

The cliffhanger ruling party leadership vote may set fiscal priorities.

Ozawa says he will stake political life on serving as leader

DPJ heavyweight Ichiro Ozawa has
said he would stake his political life on serving as the nation`s leader.

Japan leadership battle kicks off

Japan`s PM Naoto Kan and his rival, Ichiro Ozawa, kicked off a leadership battle Wednesday.

Ozawa has political responsibility over funds scandal: Hatoyama

Ozawa has political responsibility over funds scandal

Japan`s kingmaker vows to stay on as scandal widens

Ichiro Ozawa, the kingmaker of Japan`s ruling coalition, said today he had no plans to quit over his alleged involvement in a growing political funding scandal and vowed to clear his name.