Japanese Emperor Akihito made his last pilgrimage to the country’s holiest Shinto shrine on Thursday, as people lined the route to catch a glimpse of the 85-year-old ahead of his abdication this month.
His father, Hirohito, in whose name Japanese troops fought World War Two, was considered a living deity until after Japan's defeat in 1945, when he renounced his divinity.
Japan on Monday announced its new imperial era, which will begin next month after Emperor Akihito abdicates, will be known as “Reiwa,” a word that includes the character for “harmony.”
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Coming out of their debate in a key centre of black America, the leading Democratic presidential contenders aimed on Thursday for the party’s crucial black and minority vote,
The dead birds littering the streets of Hong Kong are an apposite symbol for the broken state of the city. The tear gas used by police is being blamed for the deaths, with the birds