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Naruhito: Emperor of Japan
Naruhito is the Emperor of Japan. He acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne on 1 May 2019, beginning the Reiwa era, following the abdication of his father, Akihito. He is the 126th monarch according to Japan's traditional order of succession.

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Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no abe apology
TOKYO: Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a somber annual..
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Japan’s Princess Mako and fiancé in US keep love alive amid stalled wedding plans

japan’s princess mako and fiancé in us keep love alive amid stalled wedding plans
The planned marriage between Princess Mako, a niece of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito, and her fiancé Kei Komuro remains up in the air amid the coronavirus pandemic, two years after he began studying at a..
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Japanese emperor, on birthday, expresses coronavirus concern, looks forward to Olympics

Japanese Emperor Naruhito said on Sunday that he was looking forward to the Tokyo Olympics in summer but that he was concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus, which has killed three in Japan..
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Japanese emperor to make state visit to United Kingdom

Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have accepted an invite from Queen Elizabeth to make a state visit to the United Kingdom in early 2020.
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Japan monarch spends symbolic night with goddess to end throne rituals

In the chill pre-dawn hours of Friday, Japan's Emperor Naruhito emerged from a shrine compound where he had spent a symbolic night with the sun goddess from whom conservatives believe his family..
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Japanese emperor begins last major accession rite: spending the night with a goddess

Japanese Emperor Naruhito, dressed in pure white robes, was ushered into a dark wooden hall by torchlight on Thursday night to start his last major accession rite after becoming emperor this spring:..
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Japan emperor’s harvest rite is his first communion with gods

japan emperor’s harvest rite is his first communion with gods
Japanese Emperor Naruhito will perform a secretive and controversial ritual Thursday, a once-in-a-reign event to give thanks for good harvests, pray for the peace and safety of the nation and play host..
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Japanese emperor to spend night with goddess in last major accession rite

Japanese Emperor Naruhito will be ushered into a dark wooden hall on Thursday night to celebrate his last major accession rite after becoming emperor this spring: spending the night with a goddess.
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Japan's Emperor Naruhito takes the throne

Japan's new emperor officially ascended the throne in an ancient ritual. Emperor Naruhito donned a copper-colored robe, like that worn by his great-great-grandfather. The monarch took part in a..
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Explainer: Symbolic night with goddess to wrap up Japan emperor's accession rites

On Thursday evening, Japan's Emperor Naruhito will dress in pure white robes and be ushered into a dark wooden hall for his last major enthronement rite: spending the night with a goddess.
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Japan imperial couple rides through Tokyo in grand enthronement parade

Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako rode through central Tokyo on Sunday in a motorcade to mark this year's imperial succession as well-wishers waved national flags and held up mobile phones..
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Festival marks Japan emperor's enthronement

Tens of thousands of people gather in Tokyo to celebrate the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito.
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Japan’s 126th emperor formally ascends throne

japan’s 126th emperor formally ascends throne
TOKYO: Emperor Naruhito delivers a speech (right) during his enthronement ceremony on Tuesday. Japanese officials shout (top left) cheers of banzai (10,000 years) for the emperor. Empress Masako is..
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President Kovind meets Nepal counterpart in Japan; discusses bilateral issues

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday met his Nepalese counterpart Bidya Devi Bhandari here and discussed several issues of mutual interest and bilateral cooperation. Kovind is here to attend the..
IndiaTimes - Published

In ancient throne ritual, Japanese emperor vows to fulfill duty

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfill his duty as a..
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Japan's emperor ascends throne in ancient ritual

Japan's Emperor Naruhito formally proclaims his ascension to the throne in an elaborate ceremony.
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Some Japanese welcome emperor's proclamation, others shrug

Japanese Emperor Naruhito, 59, the nation's first monarch born after World War Two, officially proclaimed his enthronement to the world on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by hundreds of..
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Japanese emperor publicly proclaims his enthronement in centuries-old ceremony

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a..
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Japanese Emperor Naruhito pledges to fulfill duty at enthronement ceremony

Japanese Emperor Naruhito pledged to fulfill his duty as a symbol of the state as he officially announced his enthronement on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by heads of state and other..
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Japanese emperor begins enthronement ritual amid downpour

japanese emperor begins enthronement ritual amid downpour
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Naruhito began ceremonies to formally proclaim his enthronement on Tuesday in a centuries-old ritual attended by dignitaries from more than 180..
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Japan emperor to ascend throne in elaborate ceremony

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito will formally proclaim his ascension to the throne on Tuesday in a ritual-bound ceremony, but the after-effects of a deadly typhoon will cast a shadow over proceedings.
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Japanese emperor begins ceremonies to proclaim his enthronement to the world

Japanese Emperor Naruhito is poised to officially proclaim his enthronement on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries, including heads of state and other royals, from more than 180..
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Hong Kong leader apologizes for mosque incident after day of violence

hong kong leader apologizes for mosque incident after day of violence
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the city's Muslim community on Monday after police fired a water cannon at a major mosque during operations on Sunday night to quell..
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Air France jet carrying imperial ceremony guest makes emergency landing at Tokyo’s Haneda

air france jet carrying imperial ceremony guest makes emergency landing at tokyo’s haneda
An Air France jet made an emergency landing Monday at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, and a government source said its passengers included at least one foreign dignitary attending Emperor Naruhito’s..
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Fate of Japan's imperial dynasty rests on shoulders of 13-year-old

When Japan's youngest prince, Hisahito, visited Bhutan in August on his first overseas trip just months after his uncle Naruhito became emperor, his trip was regarded as the debut of a future monarch..
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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan postpones Emperor Naruhito's enthronement parade

Japan's Emperor Naruhito will formally ascend to the throne on Tuesday, as rescue efforts continue.
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Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan's emperor declares enthronement

Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from..
Reuters - Published

Japan's PM visits disaster zone; government to postpone emperor's parade

Japan's prime minister visited communities on Thursday that were hit by a powerful typhoon, while the government said it was postponing a parade for Emperor Naruhito's formal enthronement next week..
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Japan emperor's parade to be delayed to November 10: NHK

The parade to celebrate Japanese Emperor Naruhito's formal enthronement will be postponed to November 10 as the government copes with the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, NHK national broadcaster said on..
Reuters - Published

'More like us': Japan's new imperial couple puts relaxed face on monarchy

Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have brought a more relaxed touch to one of the world's oldest monarchies, chatting in English with foreign visitors, laughing with children and even..
Reuters - Published

Japan plans to pardon 600,000 to mark Emperor's enthronement: media

The Japanese government is planning to grant pardons to about 600,000 petty criminals to mark Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony on Oct. 22, the Mainichi Shimbun daily said on Wednesday, citing..
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Brazil's Bolsonaro to attend Japanese Emperor's enthronement ceremony

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he will attend the enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito scheduled for Oct. 22 as part of a tour of Asia and the Middle East.
Reuters - Published

Japan's new emperor Naruhito speaks of 'deep remorse' in first speech marking WWII, echoes language of his father Akihito

Japan's new emperor spoke Thursday of "deep remorse" over the country's wartime past in his first speech to commemorate the end of World War II since his enthronement in May
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Japan’s new emperor remorseful in 1st war anniversary speech

japan’s new emperor remorseful in 1st war anniversary speech
TOKYO: Emperor Naruhito expressed “deep remorse” over Japan’s role in World War II in his first appearance at the annual ceremony marking the end of the hostilities. The 59-year-old Naruhito is..
WorldNews - Published

Japan's new emperor echoes father, expresses deep remorse over war

Japan's new emperor, Naruhito, expressed deep remorse over the country's wartime past and prayed for global peace on Thursday, echoing his father's words in remarks at an annual ceremony marking..
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PM Modi holds talks with Shinzo Abe

The Prime Minster said that President Ram Nath Kovind will participate in the coronation ceremony of Emperor Naruhito in October. Modi thanked Abe for his warm welcome to him and the Indian delegation..
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Japan's Crown Prince Says Shrinking Royal Family May Have To Curtail Duties

japan's crown prince says shrinking royal family may have to curtail duties
Japan’s shrinking royal family may have to cut down on its duties as more of its members opt out of the royalty, The Independent reports. Crown Prince Fumihito, better known as Prince Akishino, is..
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