Japan lower house OKs bill allowing emperor to abdicate

A bill allowing 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to abdicate cleared the more powerful chamber of Japan’s parliament on Friday, setting the stage for his elder son to succeed the Chrysanthemum throne. The bill, approved unanimously by the lower house …
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