Modern emperor ascends Japan’s ancient throne
Emperor Naruhito is an Oxford-educated globe-trotter who wrote a book about London’s River Thames. Some think he marks a turning point for Japan’s insular, conservative monarchy.
Queen dedicates herself to nation for jubilee
Sixty years after becoming Britain’s Queen, the 85-year-old Elizabeth II has pledged to continue her life of service to her people. Royal experts say she will do her duty till the day she dies.