In the press

'The Emperor strikes back'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 09.08.16: Papers across the world react to yesterday's suicide bombing at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, which left dozens dead. Also, Japan's Emperor Akihito has hinted that he's ready to abdicate. And at the Olympic Games in Rio, the New York Times reports that “the exuberance of local fans has collided with athletes’ and officials’ pleas for silence”.