Japanese Minister Shinzo Abe (C) answers questions during a budget committee session of the House of Representatives at Parliament in Tokyo on February 25, 2015. Japan's farm minister resigned on February 23 after being accused of accepting illegal political funds, in a first blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's new cabinet.    AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI        (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)