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In pictures: The day of the enthronement ceremony

National Oct 22, 2019

In pictures: The day of the enthronement ceremony

Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his constitutional duty as a symbol of the state. Naruhito became emperor and his wife, Masako, became empress on ...

Asia Pacific Oct 22, 2019

U.S. wins ownership of seized North Korean cargo ship

The United States was awarded ownership of a North Korean cargo ship that was seized for violating international sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department said. The Wise Honest — the first North Korean vessel to be seized by the U.S. for sanctions violation — was caught ...

The glitz and glamour of the Liechtensteins

Art Oct 22, 2019

The glitz and glamour of the Liechtensteins

by Jeff Michael Hammond

For "A Jewel Box from Europe: Treasures from the collections of the Prince of Liechtenstein," Bunkamura, The Museum, has brought over 120 pieces from the collection for a rare visit to Japan — only once before have items from the collection come to these ...