On May 1, Japan's king, Emperor Akihito, will step down. His era - his time as emperor - will end, and the era of the next emperor, his son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will begin.
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When you read NewsForKids.net, you're reading an article on the World Wide Web. Though most of us can't imagine a world without the web, just 30 years ago, it didn't exist.
December 10th is Human Rights Day. This year, the day marked 70 years since the nations of the world agreed to set out, for the first time, a list of rights belonging to everyone in the world.
Today marks 100 years since the end of World War I. One hundred years ago may seem impossibly far in the past, but it is still important to remember the lessons of that war today.
Greece and Macedonia have been arguing about a name for over 27 years. Now they may be on their way to solving their problem.
US President Donald Trump has moved the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. In the protests that followed, 60 people were killed and around 1,700 were hurt.
On Friday, the leader of North Korea crossed into South Korea for the first time in 65 years. The two leaders agreed to try and create peace between the two Koreas.
A 13-year-old boy and his teacher have helped find a Viking treasure. A coin the two found has led scientists to the 1,000-year-old treasure of a Viking king.
A woman walking on the beach in Australia found an interesting bottle. The bottle had a message inside that was 132 years old. That's the oldest message in a bottle ever found.