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Battle of Okinawa 74th anniversary commemoration

Battle of Okinawa 74th anniversary commemoration

5100 worshippers attend the memorial service for all war dead of “Battle of Okinawa” at the Peace memorial park in Itoman, Okinawa, Japan on June 23, 2019. (Photo by AFLO) […]

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The Reiwa era begins

The Reiwa era begins

People watch a large screen showing Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito attends the enthronement ceremony (First Audience after the Accession to the Throne) in Tokyo, Japan on May 1, 2019, the […]

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Possible Banksy artwork displayed at Tokyo Govt building

Possible Banksy artwork displayed at Tokyo Govt building

A possible artwork by graffiti artist Banksy is displayed at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building in Tokyo, Japan on April 25, 2019. The rat graffiti, discovered in January, will be […]

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Reiwa era announced in Japan

Reiwa era announced in Japan

A large screen shows Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga unveil the name of the new Imperial era, “Reiwa,” in Tokyo, Japan on April 1, 2019. The Japanese government officially announced […]

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The end of the Heisei era – looking back at the life of Emperor Akihito

The end of the Heisei era – looking back at the life of Emperor Akihito

*Click on the images to see the full set. The early days Portrait of Akihito (Prince Tsugu at the time) at the age of three. (Photo by The Mainichi Newspaper/AFLO) […]