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Japan Parliament Allows Emperor to Abdicate Throne For Son

Japan’s Upper House passed the special bill on Friday, paving the way for Emperor Akihito to step down and pass the throne to his eldest son, Crown Prince Naruhito, a ...

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Japan Rewrites History, Allows Emperor to Abdicate Throne

Then Crown Prince Akihito on his wedding day, 10 April 1959

Once regarded divine power, the oldest monarchy of Japan will undergo another major change with the passage of a bill by the government to let the current aged Emperor Akihito ...

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