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Japan's ill emperor cancels duties for second day

Apo - Japan's ageing Emperor Akihito cancelled his official duties for a second day Tuesday, after being treated for insufficient blood supply to the brain.

Japan emperor greets New Year well-wishers as prepares to abdicate

Toukyo - Japan's Emperor Akihito on Tuesday delivered his traditional New Year address with tens of thousands of well-wishers flocking to the Imperial Palace for one of the last such occasions before he abdicates next year.

Trump passes tricky protocol test with Japanese emperor

Toukyo - To bow or not to bow: That was the question when US President Donald Trump held a closely watched meet-and-greet with the Japanese emperor laden with potential protocol pitfalls.

Huge crowds cheer Japan emperor on 83rd birthday

Toukyo - The biggest crowds of his nearly three-decade reign thronged Japan's Imperial Palace on Friday to celebrate Emperor Akihito's 83rd birthday on what could be his last such appearance after expressing his desire to abdicate.

Japan's ageing emperor hints at abdication

Toukyo - Emperor Akihito said Monday his advancing age and weakening health mean he may no longer be able to carry out his duties, setting the stage for Japan to prepare for an historic abdication.

Japan emperor to address nation after abdication reports

Toukyo - Japan's Emperor Akihito is set to make a rare address to the nation on Monday in remarks widely expected to signal that the 82-year old monarch wishes to abdicate -- something that hasn't happened in two centuries.

Emperor Akihito turns 82 urging Japan to remember war

Toukyo - Japan should remember its bitter lessons from World War II, Emperor Akihito said in an interview to mark his 82nd birthday on Wednesday, recalling events related to the 70th anniversary of the war's end.

TV speech: Emperor Akihito 'deeply worried' over nuclear crisis

Tokyo - Emperor Akihito, in his first televised address to the nation during his 22-year reign, admitted his concern about the nuclear crisis in his country and called for strength and solidarity among the Japanese.

Stag known as 'The Exmoor Emperor' shot dead in UK

A red stag believed to be the largest animal in Britain has been found shot dead. The death of the Exmoor Emperor has upset many people who believe the animals should be protected during their mating season.

Stag known as 'The Exmoor Emperor' shot dead in UK

A red stag believed to be the largest animal in Britain has been found shot dead. The death of the Exmoor Emperor has upset many people who believe the animals should be protected during their mating season.

Obama's Bow to Emperor Provokes Outrage at Home

President Barack Obama's bow to the Emperor and Empress of Japan may have played well in Japan, but it has outraged conservative commentators and pundits.
 

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The famous 'Terracotta Army' in the tomb complex of China's First Emperor, Qin Shihuangdi.
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