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Is Japan's Emperor Akihito hinting at stepping down?

CNN's Will Ripley reports on a rare public announcement from Japan's Emperor Akihito, 82, who said he fears that old age may prevent him from fulfilling his duties as the symbol of the state.

Is Japan's Emperor Akihito hinting at stepping down?

CNN's Will Ripley reports on a rare public announcement from Japan's Emperor Akihito, 82, who said he fears that old age may prevent him from fulfilling his duties as the symbol of the state.