Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West

Entertainment News Feb 20, 2021

Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from rapper Kanye West after almost seven years of marriage, her publicist said Friday. The mega-celebrity couple's divorce proceedings come just weeks after U.S. media reported the pair were living separately and going through counseling dealing ...

Japan considering online marriage and divorce registrations

National Oct 9, 2020

Japan considering online marriage and divorce registrations

The government is considering the introduction of online procedures to register marriages and divorces, Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa said Friday. "We're considering scrapping (the requirement for) the use of seals to register marriages and divorces," Kamikawa told a news conference. "We're carrying out studies to ...

European Parliament urges Japan to revamp child custody rules

National Jul 9, 2020

European Parliament urges Japan to revamp child custody rules

The European Parliament adopted a resolution Wednesday urging Japan to improve its child custody rules, under which European parents in Japan have little recourse in the event of domestic child abduction by a Japanese spouse. Members of the parliament are "concerned over the high number ...