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Japan Today
Emperor, empress visit dairy farm north of Tokyo ‹ Japan TodayEmperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited a dairy farm in Tochigi Prefecture
Emperor, empress visit dairy farm north of Tokyo ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited a dairy farm in Tochigi Prefecture on Tuesday as part of their summertime stay at an imperial villa in the prefecture north of Tokyo. The couple visited the farm, which was recommended by the prefectural... Read more
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Quartz
The emerging field of cute studies can help us understand the dark side of adorablenessthough like her, he does not speak and, also like her, his image certainly move
The emerging field of cute studies can help us understand the dark side of adorableness
Quartz / Posted 5 days ago
though like her, he does not speak and, also like her, his image certainly moves merchandise. He’s not sexy, but when the Empress Michiko met Kumamon–at her request–during the imperial couple’s visit to Kumamoto in 2013, she asked him, “Are you... Read more
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Japan Today
Hurdles ahead to enable possible abdication of emperor ‹ Japan Todayin October to carry out official duties. In November, she took part in a biann
Hurdles ahead to enable possible abdication of emperor ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
in October to carry out official duties. In November, she took part in a biannual garden party hosted by the emperor and Empress Michiko for the first time in 12 years. But while other imperial family members, including the imperial couple,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Kobe earthquake after 20 yearstwo nations. Ambassador Lopez’s long list of accomplishments is topped by the
Kobe earthquake after 20 years
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
two nations. Ambassador Lopez’s long list of accomplishments is topped by the recent State Visit of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko to the Philippines. An Imperial State Visit is considered rare and the one we hosted last January may be the... Read more
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Reuters
Japan emperor abdication debate could stir discussion on female successionat the Imperial Palace to mark his 82nd birthday in Tokyo, Japan, December 23,
Japan emperor abdication debate could stir discussion on female succession
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
at the Imperial Palace to mark his 82nd birthday in Tokyo, Japan, December 23, 2015. Emperor Akihito (L), flanked by Empress Michiko (2nd L), leads his royal family members Crown Prince Naruhito (4th R), Crown Princess Masako (R), Prince... Read more
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Japan Today
Gov't to draft outline of legal change for emperor abdication ‹ Japan Todaynot the first time for the emperor to make such remarks as he had made similar
Gov't to draft outline of legal change for emperor abdication ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 14 days ago
not the first time for the emperor to make such remarks as he had made similar comments repeatedly over recent years, and Empress Michiko and their sons—Crown Prince Naruhito, who is next in line to succeed the Chrysanthemum throne, and Prince... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rumour that Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate denied by palacesystematic issues out of consideration for his majesty’s constitutional positio
Rumour that Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate denied by palace
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
systematic issues out of consideration for his majesty’s constitutional position’ he said. Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have been on the Chrysanthemum Throne for 27 years after coming to power in 1989) Crown Prince Naruhito,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Hawaii News Now / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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Salon.com
What may happen next if Japan’s emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan’s emperor decides to abdicate
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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Daily Herald
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What may happen next if Japan's emperor decides to abdicate
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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ABC News
What May Happen Next If Japan's Emperor Decides to Abdicatehe has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was
What May Happen Next If Japan's Emperor Decides to Abdicate
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
he has visited towns to comfort residents following deadly earthquakes. He was the first emperor to marry a commoner, Empress Michiko, and has decided to be cremated upon his death, a plan that will break a centuries-old burial custom. NEXT... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
Local 10 Miami / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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News 8000
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
News 8000 / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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My EastText
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
My EastText / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KTXS Abilene / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement
Japan: What happens if the Emperor steps down?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 days ago
Household has declined to comment. However, the report follows an announcement from Akihito's household in May that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances because of their ages. If the Emperor were to abdicate, what... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Report: Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingcomment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after
Report: Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 15 days ago
comment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingcomment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
Local 10 Miami / Posted 15 days ago
comment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince... Read more
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News 8000
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingcomment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
News 8000 / Posted 15 days ago
comment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingcomment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 15 days ago
comment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingcomment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 15 days ago
comment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince... Read more
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My EastText
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingcomment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
My EastText / Posted 15 days ago
comment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingcomment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
KTXS Abilene / Posted 15 days ago
comment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingcomment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after
Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 days ago
comment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Report: Emperor Akihito considers abdicatingcomment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after
Report: Emperor Akihito considers abdicating
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 15 days ago
comment, citing "the nature of the issue." The report comes three months after Akihito's household announced that he and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce the number of their public appearances because of their ages -- and that the crown prince... Read more
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