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Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan leaves the plenary session at the lower house, after surviving a no-confidence motion against him in Tokyo, Japan, on  June 2, 2011
Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

Open quoteUnder the severe circumstances, I feel I've done everything that I had to do.Close quote

  • Japanese prime minister announcing his resignation Friday; Kan came under heavy criticism for his handling of the tsunami and ensuing nuclear crisis during his 15 months in office
Photo: Koji Sasahara / AP | Source: BBC