Japan's Emperor Akihito abdicates in historic ceremony – see all the photos
Japan's Emperor Akihito hints at wish to abdicate in rare TV address
Japan's Emperor Akihito has made a rare television address to the nation expressing his concerns for his health and his ability to rule, which...
Who will be Japan's new emperor after Akihito abdicates?
Emperor Akihito of Japan is set to abdicate in the coming years, the country's public broadcaster NHK announced on Wednesday. It's been almost...
Japanese royals reminisce with old acquaintances on a trip down memory lane
In 1953 a shy young prince of 19 visited Canada on his first trip abroad and was delighted by his warm reception. This week, the royal - now Emperor...
Japan's Princess Mako reappears for first time since postponing her royal wedding
Princess Mako of Japan, who earlier this week announced that she was postponing her 2018 wedding until at least 2020 because of "immaturity",...