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Japanese city recognizes same-sex couple in rare step

Tokyo, Japan—A Japanese city has registered a same-sex couple as partners under the same address, an unusual step hailed by the men as "groundbreaking" in a country without marriage equality. In Japan, everyone registers their address with local authorities, and Keita Matsuura, 38, told Agence France Presse (AFP) he used to be listed separately from his partner Yutaro Fujiyama, despite living together. When the pair moved to Omura, in the southern...

Luxury influencers vanish from Chinese social media in wealth crackdown

Shanghai, China—Chinese social media censors have blocked multiple influencers known for showing...

Israeli strikes leave dozens killed in UN refugee center near Rafah

RAFAH, Palestinian Territories – Gaza officials said Israeli strikes on a center...

US lawmakers affirm support for Taiwan vs. PRC ‘aggression’

TAIPEI – A senior US lawmaker affirmed on Monday Washington’s support for...

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TOKYO – Japan has spotted Chinese ships sailing near disputed islands in the East China Sea for a record 158 consecutive days, Tokyo’s top...

N. Korea says it plans to launch satellite

SEOUL – North Korea has notified Japan of plans to launch a satellite by June 4, Japanese media reported Monday, citing the coast guard,...

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