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  1. FILE PHOTO - Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako greet well-wishers during their first

    Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan's new emperor declares enthronement

    New Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 ...
  2. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will abdicate at the end of April

    Commentary: What’s behind Japan’s announcement of a new era and a new emperor

    Emperor Akihito, who steps down at the end of April, is much loved. The University of Sheffield’s Nicolas Tranter discusses the meaning of Reiwa, ...