Japanese media has reported Tetsuya Yamagami wanted to kill the head of the Unification Church, where the 41-year-old suspect’s mother is a member.
The former Prime Minister of Japan was assassinated on the streets of Nara on Friday.
A party vote on Monday has all but assured Suga in replacing outgoing Japanese leader Shinzo Abe.
The 65-year-old visited the hospital twice this month. On Friday, he admitted that he was stepping down to focus on his health.
The 65-year-old visited the hospital for the second time in a week but assured the public that he remains fit for office.
Canada and Australia say they won't send athletes to Tokyo if the Games are held in July.
North Korea has now launched more missiles in 2019 than in any year on record.
He announced trade deals with partners who then contradicted him, said he definitely wasn't surprised by a surprise arrival, and, of course, plugged his own golf course.
The KyoAni studio is known for producing shows about the daily lives of schoolgirls and high-quality feature films.
Sixteen people were injured in the stabbing attack at a bus stop in a Tokyo suburb, most of them girls between 6 and 12.
Meanwhile, President Trump praised Kim Jong Un, and echoed the dictator's insults of Joe Biden—again.