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JAPAN POLITICS: Cabinet Approves Bill to Allow Emperor to Abdicate

JAPAN POLITICS: Cabinet Approves Bill to Allow Emperor to Abdicate

Japan’s cabinet approved bill to allow Emperor Akihito to step down, paving the way for the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in nearly two centuries.

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JAPAN: Emperor Akihito Biography And Profile

JAPAN: Emperor Akihito Biography And Profile

Akihito was born on December 23, 1933, in Tokyo, Japan, the eldest son of Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako. Read Emperor Akihito Biography and Profile.

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JAPAN: 82-Year-Old Emperor Akihito Mulls Abdication

JAPAN: 82-Year-Old Emperor Akihito Mulls Abdication

Emperor Akihito admits: “When I consider that my fitness level is gradually declining, I am worried it may become difficult for me to carry out my duties.”

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