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Japan’s Naruhito formally proclaims throne in grand ancient ceremony

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has proclaimed his ascension to the throne in an elaborate ceremony. The 59-year-old Emperor Naruhito officially began his reign on 1 May. But the ceremonies conducted on that were simpler and ment for immediate succession. The previous Emperor Akihito, abdicated his throne due to poor health, becoming the first monarch to abdicate […]