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Japan ministers visit controversial shrine on WWII anniversary

Tokyo, Japan: Three Japanese cabinet ministers visited a shrine seen by neighboring countries as a symbol of Tokyo's past militarism on Sunday, the anniversary...

Nine hurt in Tokyo commuter train stabbing

Tokyo, Japan: Nine people were wounded, one of them seriously, on Friday in a stabbing attack on a commuter train in Tokyo, with the...

For Tokyo taxi drivers fan-free Olympics is strange

Tokyo, Japan: In his white gloves, dark suit, and tie, taxi driver Yuki Kawaguchi is ready to ferry passengers around Tokyo in style. But while...

Disappointed athletes brace for crowd-free Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo, Japan: The joy has gone for French decathlete Kevin Mayer, while Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has pulled out because of the lack...

Key dates in the Carlos Ghosn saga

Tokyo, Japan: From his shock detention to an audacious escape from Japan, the rollercoaster saga of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn made headlines around...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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