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Channel NewsAsia
Japan, S Korea strike conciliatory note on war anniversarywar will never be repeated," he said. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) b
Japan, S Korea strike conciliatory note on war anniversary
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
war will never be repeated," he said. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) bows to an altar beside Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko during the official annual memorial service for war victims, in Tokyo, on Aug 15, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Toru... Read more
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Japan Today
Abe vows not to repeat tragedy of war ‹ Japan Todayto engage in war, have triggered criticisms from China and South Korea. The ce
Abe vows not to repeat tragedy of war ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 days ago
to engage in war, have triggered criticisms from China and South Korea. The ceremony was attended by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko along with about 5,000 relatives of the war dead. “Reflecting on our past and bearing in mind the feelings... Read more
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Reuters
Japan PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war deadAugust 14, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R)
Japan PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
August 14, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) walks past Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko during a memorial service ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Emperor Akihito plays defensethe people," Akihito has always made his views on Japan's proper course quietly
Emperor Akihito plays defense
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
the people," Akihito has always made his views on Japan's proper course quietly clear. His marriage to a commoner, now the Empress Michiko, was seen as an affirmation of equality among Japanese and of the idea that marriage involves mutual... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masakoabdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empr
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masako
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
abdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War II, hinted... Read more
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The Age
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masakoabdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empr
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masako
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
abdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War II, hinted... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masakoabdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empr
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masako
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
abdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War II, hinted... Read more
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WA Today
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masakoabdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empr
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masako
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
abdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War II, hinted... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan's crown prince ready for throne, but no fairytale for his unhappy princessabdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empr
Japan's crown prince ready for throne, but no fairytale for his unhappy princess
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
abdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War Two... Read more
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Reuters
Japan's crown prince ready for throne, but no fairytale for his unhappy princessabdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empr
Japan's crown prince ready for throne, but no fairytale for his unhappy princess
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
abdicates, and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War Two... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Who is Naruhito, Japan’s likely next emperor?throne. Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito, left, Crown Princess Masako, center and
Who is Naruhito, Japan’s likely next emperor?
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
throne. Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito, left, Crown Princess Masako, center and Prince Akishino see off Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko leaving for India at Haneda international airport in Tokyo, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Japan’s Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to ruleis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father’s dut
Japan’s Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father’s duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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The Telegraph
Abdication hint puts Japan at the crossroadsan often punishing schedule, despite treatment for prostate cancer in 2003 and
Abdication hint puts Japan at the crossroads
The Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
an often punishing schedule, despite treatment for prostate cancer in 2003 and heart surgery in 2012. He and his wife, Empress Michiko - the first commoner to marry into the imperial family - have become consolers in chief for victims of... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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Daily Journal
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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Daily Record
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Why can't Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Why can't Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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York Daily Record
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
York Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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USA Today
Why can't Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite
Why can't Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
USA Today / Posted 15 days ago
authority and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step downa former Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Weste
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step down
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 16 days ago
a former Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacific, during World War II. Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Peleliu in 2015 and laid wreaths at separate memorials to American and Japanese soldiers who died in... Read more
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International Business Times
The life and reign of Japan's much-loved Emperor Akihito in pictures to visit China, where bitter memories of Japan's past military aggression run d
The life and reign of Japan's much-loved Emperor Akihito in pictures
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
to visit China, where bitter memories of Japan's past military aggression run deep.24 October 1992: Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko tour the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China, northwest of BeijingMike Fiala/AFP9 June 1993: Prince... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step downa former Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Weste
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step down
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 16 days ago
a former Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacific, during World War II. Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Peleliu in 2015 and laid wreaths at separate memorials to American and Japanese soldiers who died in... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step downa former Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Weste
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step down
The Record Searchlight / Posted 16 days ago
a former Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacific, during World War II. Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Peleliu in 2015 and laid wreaths at separate memorials to American and Japanese soldiers who died in... Read more
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International Business Times
Japan's Emperor Akihito has hinted he's too old to rule – shouldn't Queen Elizabeth do the same? now 90, her husband 95 and her mother living to 101 necessitate a more radical
Japan's Emperor Akihito has hinted he's too old to rule – shouldn't Queen Elizabeth do the same?
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
now 90, her husband 95 and her mother living to 101 necessitate a more radical rethink? Japan's Emperor Akihito (R) and Empress Michiko leave after praying at the altar of late Prince Tomohito in Tokyo on June 19, 2012. In a televised address on... Read more
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People Magazine
Japan's Emperor Akihito Hints at Abdication over Health Concerns After 28 YearsPrime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that "the government would now have to
Japan's Emperor Akihito Hints at Abdication over Health Concerns After 28 Years
People Magazine / Posted 16 days ago
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that "the government would now have to have thorough discussions." Akihito and Empress Michiko have three children. Akihito's abdication and Naruhito's succession, however, will not end Japan's Imperial... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan’s ageing emperor hints at abdicationlife has also been characterised by a more personal openness previously unknown
Japan’s ageing emperor hints at abdication
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
life has also been characterised by a more personal openness previously unknown among Japanese royals. His wife Empress Michiko was a commoner when they met and they chose to raise their children themselves, forgoing the traditional use... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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iafrica.com
Japanese emperor hints at abdicationJapan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko. Credit: AFP PHOTO Emperor Aki
Japanese emperor hints at abdication
iafrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko. Credit: AFP PHOTO Emperor Akihito said Monday his advancing age and weakening health mean he may no longer be able to carry out his duties, setting the stage for Japan to prepare for an historic... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to ruleis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to ruleis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to ruleis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to ruleis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
KTVZ Bend / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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Reuters
Japan's emperor worries age may make it tough to perform his dutiesFILE PHOTO: Japan's Emperor Akihito (R) and Empress Michiko leave after praying
Japan's emperor worries age may make it tough to perform his duties
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
FILE PHOTO: Japan's Emperor Akihito (R) and Empress Michiko leave after praying at the altar of late Prince Tomohito, a cousin of the Emperor, in Tokyo June 19, 2012. A large screen shows Japanese Emperor Akihito's video address in Tokyo, Japan,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Uneasy lies the head: Emperor Akihito seeks way off Japanese thronewhich stretches back to mythical times. Emperor Akihito arrives at a hospital f
Uneasy lies the head: Emperor Akihito seeks way off Japanese throne
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 days ago
which stretches back to mythical times. Emperor Akihito arrives at a hospital for treatment in 2012, accompanied by Empress Michiko. Akihito would effectively be asking parliament to change the rules, though experts say this must be done... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechis next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's dut
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 days ago
is next in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from... Read more
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The Age
Uneasy lies the head: Emperor Akihito seeks way off Japanese thronewhich stretches back to mythical times. Emperor Akihito arrives at a hospital f
Uneasy lies the head: Emperor Akihito seeks way off Japanese throne
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
which stretches back to mythical times. Emperor Akihito arrives at a hospital for treatment in 2012, accompanied by Empress Michiko. Akihito would effectively be asking parliament to change the rules, though experts say this must be done... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Uneasy lies the head: Emperor Akihito seeks way off Japanese thronewhich stretches back to mythical times. Emperor Akihito arrives at a hospital f
Uneasy lies the head: Emperor Akihito seeks way off Japanese throne
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
which stretches back to mythical times. Emperor Akihito arrives at a hospital for treatment in 2012, accompanied by Empress Michiko. Akihito would effectively be asking parliament to change the rules, though experts say this must be done... Read more
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