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In Photos: The week in pictures

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Emperor Akihito, left, and others take part in a ceremony to mark 30 years since the passing of Emperor Showa, in the Tokyo suburban city of Hachioji, on Jan. 7, 2019. (Mainichi/Junichi Sasaki)

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