Japan Prime Minister Noda Dissolves Diet As He Paves Way For Election

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Yoshihiko Noda, Japan's prime minister, bows as he arrives to attend... News PhotoArrival,Asia,Attending,East Asia,Event,Government,Japan,Parliament Building,Plenary Session,Politician,Politics,Prime Minister,Tokyo - Japan,Vertical,Yoshihiko NodaPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergYoshihiko Noda, Japan's prime minister, bows as he arrives to attend a plenary session at the Lower House of Parliament in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Noda dissolved the lower house of parliament today after the upper house passed a bill to issue bonds to finance spending for the rest of this fiscal year, following a months-long impasse that left the government weeks away from running out of money. The election will be held on Dec. 16. Photographer: Junko Kimura/Bloomberg via Getty Images