Japan’s Parliament Passes Law Allowing Emperor to Abdicate

Emperor Akihito’s wish to retire comes with controversy — most notably whether to allow the royal bloodline to pass through the women of the imperial family.

from NYT > World https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/08/world/asia/japan-emperor-akihito-abdicate-parliament-law.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
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