Published On: Sat, May 20th, 2017

Japan’s Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate

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Japan’s Cabinet approved Friday a bill to let 83-year-old Emperor Akihito abdicate and allow his elder son Crown Prince Naruhito to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne. The abdication will be Japan’s first in 200 years.

CBC | World News

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